Penn, Larry : Railroad Queens of the Past
Larry Penn Larry Penn has been entertaining folks by making music poetry and art for over three decades. He is a skillful songwriter with an acute sense of imagery that comes through in both his music and poetry. He sings and tells stories of people and hard work, trains, trucks, love, and life on the road. A working man all his life he is able to relate to and develop a kinship with people he has met over the years and put their stories into song. He has also spent many hours in railroad yards photographing the graffiti on the cars. There he met railroad people and was able to bring them to life in his songs. He has toured with Utah Phillips and The Rose Tattoo, a group of old hobos, anarchists and musicians, singing and telling stories which celebrate the ongoing influence of the railroads in American folk culture. Larry will draw you in with his songs and keep you entertained with his warmth and style. Larry's website.