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This Train

©2015 M. C. DeMarco

This train ain’t a clean train, this train
This train ain’t a clean train, this train
This train ain’t a clean train
  Everybody rides it ain’t got no shame
This train ain’t a clean train, this train

This train is bound for Park Street, this train
This train is bound for Park Street, this train
This train is bound for Park Street
  If ya want the Blue line you gotta transfer
This train is bound for Park Street, this train

This train don’t carry no bicycles, this train
This train don’t carry no bicycles, this train
This train don’t carry no bicycles
  During rush hour from four to seven
This train don’t carry no bicycles, this train

This train’s express to BC, this train
This train’s express to BC, this train
This train’s express to BC
  Yeah sure whatever a train right behind me
This train’s express to BC, this train

This train done carried ol’ Charlie, this train
This train done carried ol’ Charlie, this train
This train done carried ol’ Charlie
  Ol’ Charlie, commuters, even Governor Dukakis
This train, done carried Ol’ Charlie, this train

This train ain’t taking no passengers, this train
This train ain’t taking no passengers, this train
This train ain’t taking no passengers
  Yeah sure whatever a train right behind her
This train ain’t taking no passengers, this train

This train, she’s out of service, this train
This train, she’s out of service, this train
This train, she’s out of service
  If you want to keep ‘em running then you’ve got to do maint’nance
This train, she’s out of service, this train

Liner notes

Inspired by the slow deterioration of the MBTA.