Rod Stewart - Downtown Train (1989)
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"Downtown Train" is a song by Tom Waits released on his album Rain Dogs in 1985. Rod Stewart's recording Rod Stewart ...
"Downtown Train" is a song by Tom Waits released on his album Rain Dogs in 1985.
Rod Stewart's recording
Rod Stewart recorded a cover version that became a number-three hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart after being released as a single in late 1989, and was also a number-one single on the album rock and adult contemporary charts. The song went to number one in Canada and made the top ten on the UK Singles Chart in 1990. Stewart received a Grammy nomination for the song in the category Best Male Pop Vocal performance. Stewart's cover featured the slide guitar playing of Jeff Beck.