Category: Music

Casey Jones Greatest Hits

Casey Jones Greatest Hits imaginary album

Music was always a big part of Lunch With Casey. Casey and Roundhouse would often mime to popular novelty songs of the time. Unfortunately, only a small handful of these performances have survived, but we have been able to identify many of the songs performed on the show. And thanks to YouTube, we can build […]

Remembering Jimmy Jenson

Jimmy Jenson, known as the “Swingin’ Swede,” passed away on August 7, 2015 at the age of 84.    Jimmy is best known to fans of Lunch with Casey for his rendition of “Walking in My Winter Underwear.”    Roger Awsumb, as Casey Jones, would lip sync to the song in a popular clip from the […]

The Happy Birthday Song

Everyone remembers the daily ritual of the Happy Birthday Song.   Casey would sing this tune and then read off a long list of viewer birthdays. The Happy Birthday Song Happy happy birthday to every girl and boy. Hope this very special day brings you lots of joy. Hope this birthday presents you get from Mom […]

Casey Jones Theme

The Lunch with Casey show open began with film clips of a train yard and old steam locomotives.   Over the film you would hear the first verse of the folk song Casey Jones as recorded by Burl Ives.   This was followed by the announcer saying “Casey Jones, now arriving on track 11.” This song was […]