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|Origin||Boston, Massachusetts, United States|
|Genres||Ska, Reggae, Soul|
|Past members||Josh Cohen
Westbound Train released their first album, Searching for A Melody, in 2002. The band self-released their second album, Five to Two, in 2005, which featured guest appearances from Alex Desert of Hepcat and King Django. The album was re-released by Stomp Records on March 14, 2006.
Westbound Train were featured on the Hellcat Records compilation Give 'Em the Boot IV in November 2004. In January 2006, Hellcat announced that they had signed the band. A third full-length, titled Transitions, was released in September 2006.
Westbound Train played the Summer of Ska tour in the summer of 2006, along with Suburban Legends, Big D and the Kids Table, Voodoo Glow Skulls, and Catch 22. Westbound Train also played the Fall of Ska tour in the fall of 2006, along with Reel Big Fish, Streetlight Manifesto, and Suburban Legends.
- Obi "Day 19" Fernandez - Lead Vocals, Trombone
- Rich Graiko - Trumpet
- Luke Penella- Tenor Saxophone
- Gideon Blumenthal - Piano, Organ, Backing Vocals
- John DeCarlo - Guitar, Backing Vocals
- Thaddeus Merritt - Bass Guitar
- Eric Novod - drums
- Give 'Em the Boot IV (2004)
- Give 'Em the Boot V (2006)
- Give 'Em the Boot VI (2007)
- Ska Is Dead (2007)
- Apar, Corey "Westbound Train Biography", Allmusic, retrieved 2012-03-21