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'
Lyricist(s) Goebel Reeves
Language English

"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. David Carradine sang it on the soundtrack of the movie Bound for Glory. Sharon, Lois & Bram recorded this song in 1979 on their recording. The song appeared on Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show in 1985.

This song has been translated and sung in French by Graeme Allwright, the title is "La berceuse du clochard" (literally "Hobo's Lullaby").

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