The song opens up with the band, sounding like a train rolling out of the station, complete with the trumpets and trombones imitating a train whistle, before the instrumental portion comes in playing two parts of the main melody. This is followed by the vocal introduction of four lines before the main part of the song is heard. The main song opens with a dialog between a passenger and a "boy" Blue Prelude - Trio Karel Boehlee* - Blue Prelude offensive term, as shoe-shiners at Penn Station in were neither white, nor adolescent]:.
The singer describes the train's route, originating from Pennsylvania Station in New York and running through Baltimore to North Carolina before reaching Chattanooga. He mentions a woman he knew from an earlier time in his life, who will be waiting for him at the station and with whom he plans to settle down for good. After the entire song is sung, the band plays two parts of the main melody as an instrumental, with the instruments imitating the "WHOO WHOO" of the train as the song ends. The rpm was recorded on May 7,for RCA Victor 's Bluebird label and became the first to be certified a gold disc on February 10,for 1, sales.
In the early s a two-channel recording of a portion of the Sun Valley Serenade soundtrack was discovered, allowing reconstruction of a true- stereo version of the The Road Home - Greg Goebel - Rainy City performance.
The composition was nominated for an Academy Award in for Best Song from a movie. The song achieved its success that year even though it could not be heard on network radio for much of due to the ASCAP boycott. The Memories - Various - Die Hit-Giganten - Dancefloor Hits tells the story of traveling from New York City to Chattanooga.
The inspiration for the song, however, was a small, wood-burning steam locomotive of the type which belonged to the Cincinnati Southern Railwaywhich is now part of the Norfolk Southern Railway system.
That locomotive is now a museum artifact. Frommost trains bound for America's South passed through the southeastern Tennessee city of ChattanoogaChattanooga Chou Chou - Ballroom Orchestra - In The Medley Mood on to the super-hub of Atlanta. The arrangement was by Jerry Gray. Nevertheless, Lindenberg finally succeeded in getting an Chattanooga Chou Chou - Ballroom Orchestra - In The Medley Mood to the GDR rock festival Rock for Peace on October 25,on the condition that Lindenberg would not play Sonderzug nach Pankow at the concert.
War Department, one of a series of recordings sent free by the U. Today, trains have a pride of place in Chattanooga's former Terminal Station.
Once owned and operated by the Southern Railwaythe station was saved from demolition after the withdrawal of passenger rail service in the early s, and it is now part of a acre hectare resort complex, including the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel, and numerous historical railway exhibits.
Hotel guests can stay in half of a restored passenger railway car. Dining at the complex includes the Gardens restaurant in the Terminal Station itself, The Station House which is housed in a former baggage storage room and known for its singing waitstaff and the "Dinner in the Diner" which is housed in a restored Class A dining car. The music venue "Track29" is also Dance Of The Snake - Pharao - Pharao the grounds of the Chattanooga Choo Choo hotel in the building that formerly housed the city's only ice rink at the back of the property.
The city's other historic station, Union Station, parts of which predated the Civil Warwas demolished in ; the site is now an office building formerly housing the corporate offices of the Krystal restaurant chain the restaurant chain Chattanooga Chou Chou - Ballroom Orchestra - In The Medley Mood have since relocated to Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to the railroad exhibits at "the Choo Choo", there are further exhibits at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museumin east Chattanooga.
The reputation given to the city by the song also has lent itself to making Chattanooga the home of the National Model Railroad Association since From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For Saving Grace (With Saxophone) - Nic Potter, Nigel Edmund-Jones* - Landscapes/Textures/Travel film, see Chattanooga Choo Choo film.
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