Railroad Bill (live performance)
Traditional folk song performed at the 2007 Jacob's Ladder Folk Festival in Israel.
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July 30, 2010
MP3 1.9 MB, bitrate 128 kbps.
Traditional © Public domain
Story behind the song
Railroad Bill was the alias of Morris Slater, an outlaw who was killed in Alabama in 1897. The song has developed into a guitar fingerpicker's showpiece. This performance was recorded live on May 5, 2007, at the Jacob's Ladder Folk Festival in Nof Ginosar, Israel.