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.
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.