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old 97 roll
He was goin' down the grade makin' ninety miles an hour
His whistle broke into a scream
He was found in the wreck with his hand
watch old '97 roll

He was goin' down the grade makin' ninety miles an hour
His whistle broke into a scream
He was found in the wreck with his hand
Well they gave him his orders at Monroe Virginia sayin' Steve you're way behind time 
This is not 38 this is old 97 you must put her into Spencer
They gave him his orders at Monroe, Virginia
Sayin', "Steve, you're way behind time
This is not 38 but it's old 97
You must put her into Spencer
on the throttle 
A scalded to death by the steam 

Then the telegram come to Washington station and this is how it read 
Oh that brave engineer that run old 97
to be at stations on time.

They gave him his orders at Monroe, Virginia,
Saying, "Stevie, you're way behind time.
This is not 38, but it's Old 97
Ol' '97 roll."

And then a telegram come from Washington station,
This is how it read:
"Oh that brave engineer that run ol 97, 
"Is lyin in old
Ol' '97 roll."

And then a telegram come from Washington station,
This is how it read:
"Oh that brave engineer that run ol 97,
"Is lyin in old
Ol' '97 roll."

And then a telegram come from Washington station,
This is how it read:
"Oh that brave engineer that run ol 97,
"Is lyin in old
ol' '97 roll"

And then a telegram come from Washington station
This is how it read
"Oh that brave engineer that run ol' 97 
"Is lyin' in old
Ol' '97 roll."

And then a telegram come from Washington station,
This is how it read:
"Oh that brave engineer that run ol 97,
"Is lyin in old
Well they gave him his orders in Munroe, Virginia
Saying, "Steve, you're a way behind time
This is not 38 but its old 97
You must put her into
Ol' '97 roll."

And then a telegram come from Washington station,
This is how it read:
"Oh that brave engineer that run ol 97, 
"Is lyin in old
Well they gave him his orders at Monroe Virginia
Saying Steve you're way behind time
This is not 38 but it's old 97 you must put her into Spencer
to be at stations on time.

They gave him his orders at Monroe, Virginia,
Saying, "Stevie, you're way behind time.
This is not 38, but it's Old 97
Ol' '97 roll."

And then a telegram come from Washington station,
This is how it read:
"Oh that brave engineer that run ol 97, 
"Is lyin in old
WRECK OF THE OLD '97
Traditiuonal

They give him his orders at Monroe, Virginia Sayin', "Steve you're way behind time This is not Thirty-Eight, but
Ol' '97 roll."

And then a telegram come from Washington station,
This is how it read:
"Oh that brave engineer that run ol 97, 
"Is lyin in old
Ol' '97 roll."

And then a telegram come from Washington station,
This is how it read:
"Oh that brave engineer that run ol 97,
"Is lyin in old
the Chicken Shack

The good old rockin days will never come back
Except down at the place called the Chicken Shack

[Inspired by the song "Chicken Shack
Earl's a pro rapper but amateur kidnapper

Earl, goddammit, I'm still in my damn pajamas
Waiting on mom to bring me the Aspirin from a trampoline jump
high
And niggas don't be trippin don't be doin no drive-bys
Cause we don't gangbang, don't wear blue or red
We like that fuckin green, papers what I said

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