Railway Shoes Albums Gigs Lyrics

Details

Author
Robyn Hitchcock

Albums

Title Artist Label Type Year
Respect Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians A&M Records Authorized 1993
Spectre Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians A&M Records Promo 1993
ONXRT: Live From The Archives Vol. 1 Robyn Hitchcock and The Egyptians Compilation 1993
Live At the Cambridge Folk Festival Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Strange Fruit/BBC Authorized 1998
Luminous Groove Robyn Hitchcock and The Egyptians Yep Roc Authorized 2008

Gigs

Billed As Venue City State Country Date
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Park West Chicago Illinois US June 18, 1992
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Tipitina's New Orleans Louisiana US June 29, 1992
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Metropol Pittsburgh Pennsylvania US May 16, 1993
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians La Luna Portland Oregon US April 30, 1993
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Great American Music Hall San Francisco California US July 14, 1992
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Mountain Stage Charleston West Virginia US May 12, 1993
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians The Ritz New York New York US May 19, 1993
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Vic Theatre Chicago Illinois US May 10, 1993
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Fox Theatre Ogden Colorado US May 06, 1993
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Backstage Seattle Washington US May 01, 1993
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Warfield San Francisco California US April 28, 1993
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Fastlane Club Asbury Park New Jersey US May 22, 1993
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Coach House San Juan Capistrano California US July 10, 1992
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Newport Music Hall Columbus Ohio US May 13, 1993
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Wadsworth Arts Centre, UCLA Los Angeles California US July 11, 1992
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Gaston Hall Georgetown University Washington DC US May 17, 1993
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Park West Chicago Illinois US June 17, 1992
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians After The Gold Rush Tempe Arizona US July 07, 1992
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Deep Ellum Live Dallas Texas US July 03, 1992
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians WXRT Chicago Illinois US June 18, 1992
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Keswick Theatre Glenside Pennsylvania US May 21, 1993
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Liberty Lunch Austin Texas US July 02, 1992
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians The Junction Cambridge England UK August 03, 1993
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Toad's Place New Haven Connecticut US May 20, 1993
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Joiners Arms Southampton England UK August 02, 1993
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Cambridge Folk Festival - Cherry Hinton Hall Cambridge England UK July 31, 1992
Robyn Hitchcock & the Egyptians Masquerade Atlanta Georgia US June 23, 1992
Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift Robyn and Emma's house London England UK November 25, 2020
Robyn Hitchcock Columbus Theater Providence Rhode Island US November 23, 2019
Robyn Hitchcock The Globe Cardiff Wales UK November 05, 2017
Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift Robyn and Emma's house London England UK April 21, 2021
Robyn Hitchcock Duck Room at Blueberry Hill St. Louis Missouri US November 14, 2017

Lyrics

The leaves on the table are all turning grey
The first time she saw you she hoped you were gay
It's hard to recover when you're the disease
But I'm ready I swear it, i'm walking around in these
Railway shoes
In my railway shoes

The ghost of your father is
Right by your side
He's so close to you that he's almost inside
He's guiding your head and he's guiding your limbs --
But he isn't you, and you know you're not him
In your railway shoes
In your railway shoes

Take the train, take the other train, mister, and stand by  (Take the train...)
Take the train, take the other train, honey -- and ride (Take the train)

Madam I burn for you night after day
I'm empty without you and colder than clay
The wax on my body is making me cold
But I'll never be able to go where I'm told in my
Railway shoes
In my railway shoes
In my railway shoes
In my railway shoes

Take the train, take the other train, honey -- and stand by
Take the train -- take the other train, mister -- and ride
Ride
Ride
Ride