Long Black Train

Album: Long Black Train (2003)
Charted: 72
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  • There's a long black train
    Coming down the line
    Feeding off the souls that are lost and crying
    Rails of sin only evil remains
    Watch out brother for that long black train

    Look to the heavens
    You can look to the skies
    You can find redemption
    Staring back into your eyes
    There is protection and there's peace the same
    Burnin' your ticket for that long black train

    'Cause there's victory in the Lord, I say
    Victory in the Lord
    Cling to the Father and His holy name
    And don't go riding on that long black train

    There's an engineer on that long black train
    Making you wonder if the ride is worth the pain
    He's just a waitin' on your heart to say
    Let me ride on that long black train

    But you know there's victory in the Lord, I say
    Victory in the Lord
    Cling to the Father and his holy name
    And don't go riding on that long black train

    Well, I can hear the whistle from a mile away
    It sounds so good
    But I must stay away
    That train is a beauty making everybody stare
    But its only destination is the middle of nowhere

    But you know there's victory in the Lord, I say
    Victory in the Lord
    Cling to the Father and His holy name
    And don't go riding on that long black train

    I said cling to the Father and His holy name
    And don't go ridin' on that long black train
    Yeah, watch out brother for that long black train
    That devil's a drivin' that long black train Writer/s: Joshua O. Turner
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT LP, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 4

  • AnonymousIt seems to be inspired by Little Black Train by Woody Guthrie. Basically the same song and message.
  • Leethan from Parker, InThis is such a great song. Good job Josh... keep it up!
  • Lodainer from Dorchester, TxThis song was one of my Father's favorite and it helped him get right with the Lord and his family. I miss him everyday and when I hear this song I just want to thank Mr. Turner for his words that helped me get my Daddy back just before he died.
  • Roo from Bobville, Ali luv this song it has a great meaning and tells u the truth on life
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