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GUEST,Reiver 2 Origin: Wabash Cannonball - meaning (38) RE: Wabash Cannonball - meaning of lyrics 15 Aug 01

Great posts Sandy and Art!! I think just about everybody who ever has sung that song has changed it a bit. I think you have gotten very close to it's roots. Personally, I've always used "she's the 'bo's accommodation" as I thought it was more likely to have been the original. The only possible explanation I could ever come up with for "traveling through the jungles" was that it was a reference to the "Hobo jungles" along the rail lines. Anyway, thanks to you all. You take me back a few decades!

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