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Thread #97815   Message #1998206
Posted By: Joe Offer
16-Mar-07 - 03:17 AM
Thread Name: Origins: copyright of kidsong 'LittleRed Caboose'
Subject: RE: Origins: copyright of kidsong 'LittleRed Caboose'
Hi, Lynda - I think we have a pretty good collection of verses above. We haven't found any others in printed sources.
This would be an easy song to make up verses for - one verse for every kind of train car you can imagine, that should be enough to put the kids to sleep at naptime.

Kerry - if you need to get hold of me with your list of songs to check out, I'm Your link led me to some interesting stuff. The 1928 song you found is by Paul Warmack & His Gully Jumpers, so it's this song that we have in our database, not the one you're looking for. The information Q supplied Silver Burdett school songbook is most likely correct:
-Joe Offer-