Come on Train

Album: Cooler Shakers: 30 Northern Soul Floorstompers. (1973)

Songfacts®:

  • Don Thomas released this classic Northern soul track in 1973. Thomas, whose real name is Charlie Thomas, was a member of The Drifters between 1969 and 1971.
  • A remixed version by Ian Parton was used in a 2009 Visa TV advert. The commercial features dance and media artist Bill Shannon, who was born with a degenerative hip condition. Shannon has developed a unique dance technique on crutches, which he utilizes in the advert.

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