Waiting For A Train
The brand-new stage musical celebrating the life and times of Jimmie Rodgers

The Legalities

Any undertaking such as this musical can only be as successful as the cooperation of the creative artists and copyright owners of materials used in the production

As a result, thanks go out to the following:

  • Peer Music – For kindly granting permission to use 22 of the 23 songs in the musical.
  • Greg Brown – For kindly granting permission to use his composition “The Train Carrying Jimmie Rodgers Home” in the musical.
  • CMH Label Group – For kindly granting permission to use the digitized recording of “Waiting For A Train”, as recorded by Raul Malo, Pat Flynn, Rob Ickes, Dave Pomeroy on their “The Nashville Acoustic Sessions” album.

“Waiting For A Train” is an Empty Set Group musical production with book by R.F. Hamre and words & music by Jimmie Rodgers, as well as Ada Blenkhorn, Greg Brown, J. Howard Entwisle, Raymond E. Hall, Bill Halley, Carey D. Harvey, Lou Herscher, Saul Klein, Clayton McMichen, Elsie McWilliams, Walter Ryan and LuLuBelle White.

Special Note:
The performances included on “The Songs” page are digitized copies of music, which were legally purchased and are still owned by the playwright. They are presented for the sole purpose of familiarizing the site visitor with the musical selections to be found in this theatrical offering. These actual recordings do not appear in the production. All singing is performed by the live, on-stage actors. However, should you be interested in your own copy of any of these recordings, you’re strongly encouraged to visit a website such as Amazon.com (link below) and legally purchase a copy for your own collection.