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Offline btasoundsradio

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Hobo Monikers
« on: September 01, 2006, 01:38:15 PM »
A freight train artist named Khaze reproduces R. Crumb's "Heroes of the Blues" on freight trains all over North America. There has been a massive revival of Hobo Moniker's and freight art culture in this country, much of it containing folk and blues references and images.






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Offline Bunker Hill

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Re: Hobo Monikers
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2006, 11:22:13 PM »
What a super idea. One of those would have been ideal reproduced in the recent book by Paul Garon & Gene Tomko - "What's The Use of Walking If There's A freight Train Going You Way? Black Hobes & Their Songs" - especially since the "train blues" of most of those depicted are discussed.

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