Traditional folk song performed at the 2007 Jacob's Ladder Folk Festival in Israel.
Previous peak charts position #217
Previous peak charts position in subgenre #24
July 30, 2010
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.