It Takes A Lot to Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry: Ten Songs About Trains. Two Metro North Commuter Trains Collide Near Bridgeport, Connecticut Killing At Least 72 People. This Day in History, 17/05/2013.

1.  The Who ‘5:15’

(from the album Quadrophenia, 1973).

2.  The Go-Betweens ‘Here Comes A City’

(from the album Oceans Apart, 2005).

3.  Bob Dylan ‘It Takes A Lot to Laugh, It Takes A Train to Cry’

(from the album Highway 61 Revisited, 1965).

4.  REM ‘Driver 8’

(from the album Fables of the Reconstruction, 1985).

5.  The Kinks ‘The Last of the Steam Powered Trains’

(from the album The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society, 1968).

6.  Johnny Cash ‘Folsom Prison Blues’

(from the album Johnny Cash with His Hot and Blue Guitar, 1957).

7.  The Cure ‘Jumping Someone Else’s Train’

(single A-side, 1979).

8.  New York Dolls ‘Subway Train’

(from the album New York Dolls, 1973).

9.  Sheena Easton ‘9 to 5 (Morning Train)’

(from the album Take My Time, 1981).

10. Tom Waits ‘Downtown Train’

(from the album Rain Dogs, 1985).