What the Train Can Do For You

from Songs by Doug Hubley: Last Call Waltz by Day for Night



A few years ago, Amtrak offered to heap riches and fame on someone who could make a case that whatever they wrote on a train trip would rise to glory on social media. I entered the contest and got nowhere, thanks to my minuscule social media presence. But the experience provoked me to finish a song about the emotional benefits of train riding. From a September 2019 rehearsal.


from Songs by Doug Hubley: Last Call Waltz, released August 18, 2020
Gretchen Schaefer, guitar and vocal. Doug Hubley, lead guitar and vocal.


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Doug Hubley Portland, Maine

Doug Hubley is a musician and writer in Maine.

He has covered arts and lifestyle for publications in Maine and Massachusetts.

Doug began learning guitar in 1966, and hopes to finish the job one day. He has played with such bands as the Fashion Jungle, the Cowlix, the Boarders and Howling Turbines.

Today he is one-half of Day for Night, an acoustic country band also starring Gretchen Schaefer.
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