Hobo's Lullaby

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This article is about the folk song. For the Arlo Guthrie album featuring the song, see Hobo's Lullaby (album).
"Hobo's Lullaby"
copyright 1961, 1962 'Fall River Music'
Lyrics by Goebel Reeves
Language English
Recorded by Arlo Guthrie, Utah Phillips, Jack Elliot, Pete Seeger, Emmylou Harris, The Kingston Trio

"Hobo's Lullaby" is a song written by Goebel Reeves, and famously performed by various people including folk singer Woody Guthrie, his son Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Emmylou Harris, the Kingston Trio, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Tim Barry, Cisco Houston, and Anaïs Mitchell. Its music is nearly identical to popular Civil War era composer George F. Root's song "Just before the Battle, Mother and reminiscent of the Carter Family song "Thinking Tonight Of My Blue Eyes."

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