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Goebel Reeves

Goebel Reeves was a vocalist/songwriter who eschewed his middle-class upbringing to become hobo referred to as “the Tx Drifter” and sometimes seeing that “George Riley, the Yodeling Rustler”; he penned among Woody Guthrie’s personal music, “Hobo’s Lullaby” (sketching the melody subsequently from a Civil Battle song, “RIGHT BEFORE the Battle, …

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