For every single birthday (and some Christmases) for the past four years, B has been the lucky recipient of tracks and accessories for his train collection. On those days where we evil parents have banned the Electronics, you can count on the boxes being hauled out (and they’ll stay out for several weeks). You might have noticed M&B are incredibly industrious when motivated, and even work together from time to time without bashing each other over the head with a tracks.

The last time we broke out the tracks, Tomas set iTunes to play only songs with the word “Train” in the title. I was amazed at how many train songs we had in our play-list.

Another Town, Another Train, ABBA
Train In Vain, Annie Lennox
Mr. Train, Anomoanon
Broken Train, Beck
Freight Train Blues, Bob Dylan
It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry, Bob Dylan
Stop That Train, Bob Marley & The Wailers
This Train (demo), Bob Marley & The Wailers
Zion Train, Bob Marley & The Wailers
Prettiest Train, Fred Neil
Nightrain, Guns N’ Roses
Let the Train Blow the Whistle, Johnny Cash
Down There by the Train, Johnny Cash
No Train To Stockholm, Lee Hazlewood
The Train And The Gate: From Terry’s Movie, Leo Kottke
This Train, Louis Armstrong
Hobo, You Can’t Ride This Train, Louis Armstrong
Waiting On A Train, Mark Lanegan
Subway Train, New York Dolls
Crazy Train, Ozzy Osbourne
Train In The Distance, Paul Simon
Boat Train, The Pogues
Night Train To Lorca, The Pogues
Whisky Train, Procol Harum
Main Theme – Carter Takes A Train, Roy Budd, Get Carter soundtrack
Fast Train, Solomon Burke
Midnight Train, Steve Miller Band
Train Kept A Rollin’, UP
Train Round The Bend, The Velvet Underground
The Train Kept a-Rollin’, The Yardbirds