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Casey Jones, Hero or Shmo

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GUEST,Guest who is Luke 02 Feb 02 - 09:31 AM
catspaw49 02 Feb 02 - 09:42 AM
GUEST,Guest who is Luke 02 Feb 02 - 10:06 AM
GUEST,Carlo Mullen 03 Jun 06 - 01:15 PM
catspaw49 03 Jun 06 - 05:41 PM
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Subject: Casey Jones, Hero or Shmo
From: GUEST,Guest who is Luke
Date: 02 Feb 02 - 09:31 AM

I been trying to get straight about this guy Casey Jones. Also I am interested in the origins of the song. If anyone is interested, I would appreciate musings both fact and fiction.

Luke


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Subject: RE: Casey Jones, Hero or Shmo
From: catspaw49
Date: 02 Feb 02 - 09:42 AM

Try this thread

There are several posts on that thread that make good reading and a few links also. That oughta' get you started.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: Casey Jones, Hero or Shmo
From: GUEST,Guest who is Luke
Date: 02 Feb 02 - 10:06 AM

Thank you spaw. This is the stuff I'm looking for. I was told that the original Casey Jones was written by a not so well know individual. Any idea who that might b?


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Subject: RE: Casey Jones, Hero or Shmo
From: GUEST,Carlo Mullen
Date: 03 Jun 06 - 01:15 PM

Casey Jones was a pilot with the RAF who then went and joined the USAF. He had contact with the German Fighter Ace Adolph Galland


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Subject: RE: Casey Jones, Hero or Shmo
From: catspaw49
Date: 03 Jun 06 - 05:41 PM

Gee, how fascinating. Those are the things that legends are made from........He knew Galland and Galland thought Hitler was an ass...............Oh yeah.......there's bound to be a real folk song somewhere isn't there?

wtf?


Spaw


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Subject: RE: Casey Jones, Hero or Shmo
From: GUEST
Date: 04 Jun 06 - 12:43 AM

Drivin' that train, high on cocaine...

Hero or shmo?


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Subject: RE: Casey Jones, Hero or Shmo
From: John O'L
Date: 04 Jun 06 - 12:45 AM

...what a long strange trip it's been...


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Subject: RE: Casey Jones, Hero or Shmo
From: Joe Offer
Date: 04 Jun 06 - 01:01 AM

Well, it might be interesting to get more information on the song about Casey Jones the Pilot...


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