Item No: 4963


This outstanding series by Keith and Rusty McNeil chronicles the history of the United States through narration and song. This 2hr 45min, 3-CD set includes songs and historical notes from the building and growth of the railroads that opened up the west. All ages will love the music, and the series is excellent for junior and senior high music and history classes.

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The Builders:
900 Miles; A Railroader for Me; Railroad Traveler; The Rock Island Line; The Great Rock Island Route; The Railroad Cars Are Coming; Kansas Land; Subsidy, A Goat Island Ballad; John Chinaman, My Jo; Twelve Hundred More; Mick Upon the Railroad, Tamping Ties; Drill Ye Tarriers; The Iron Horse;

The Golden Spike:
The Regular Army, O; The Handcart Song; Echo Canyon; What the Engines Said; Railroading on the Great Divide; Shoot the Buffalo; Pullman Porters on Parade; Zack, the Mormon Engineer; The Roving Gambler; Jesse James

The Railroaders:
Life's Railway to Heaven; The Railroad Boomer; There's Many a Man Killed on the Railroad; Only a Brakeman' The Little Red Caboose Behind the Train; Asleep At the Switch; Please mister Condustor; The Dying Hogger; Danville Girl; The Big Rock Candy Mountain; The Bum Song; Hallelujah, I'm a Bum

Five Transcontinental Railroads:
In the Baggage Car Ahead; The Harvey Girls; Way Out in Idaho; The Immigration Song; The Peninsula Pike; Mike; Casey Jones; Rosenthal's Goat; Old Jay Gould⁄Oh Jimmie Fisk, My Jo; Jim Fisk (He Never Went Back on the Poor); The Wabash Cannonball

Listen to Samples:

Disk 1
Disk 2

NOTE: This is NOT the full track listing.

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