The Wreck of the FFV

Many of the best songs tell a story. People like stories. In this song, The Wreck of theĀ  FFV, a heart-wrenching melodrama is presented in short fashion. The song recounts a true occurence. In West Virginia in 1890 engineer George Alley, driving Locomotive #143 on the FFV line, hit a rock slide and died. A.P. Carter first wrote this one down in the 1920’s. “Many … Continue reading The Wreck of the FFV