1967

THE TRAIN IS COMING * KEN BOOTH * ISLAND 3020 * UK

Another 'train' song, the train being a popular motif throughout the Ska, Rock Steady and Reggae period in Jamaica. The Train Is Coming is a Coxsone Dodd production released on the Supreme label JA, in the song Ken Booth sings of a train coming that will transport him, and latterly another, away to a land where he/they/they all can "roam and be free". Though where this land is is uncertain.

See also Ken Booth:

Your No Good Feel Good Home, Home, Home Let The Water
Live And Learn Unknown Now I Know Be Yourself
Moving Away Is It Because Iím Black Puppet On A String Without Love
Ainít No Sunshine Silver Words Thatís The Way Nature Planed It Artibella

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