City of New Orleans is a folk song written by Steve Goodman, describing a train ride from Chicago to New Orleans via the Illinois Central Railroad in bittersweet and nostalgic terms. Goodman got the idea while traveling on the eponymous train for a visit … see full wiki
#7 single by War in 1976.
A song by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
#3 hit single by Chicago in 1972.