Hobo will write any song that needs to be written. He eschews “genres” of music, although you will hear strains of many popular forms in his work—gospel, blues, jazz, Broadway balladry, tim pan alley, show tunes, drinking songs, saloonacy, funk, punk, crunk, field hollers, and funeral marches.
— Hobo, on a good day

the contemporary Hobo songbook

  • 12 Steps To Freedom
  • A Song About Tonight
  • All In The Fullness Of Time
  • At the Papermill Creek Saloon
  • A Hobo Came In (From The Rain)
  • A Mighty Thunder
  • Blinded By The Light In His Eyes
  • Born Ready
  • Breaking Up Rocks
  • Bucktooth Mama
  • Come And Be Happy
  • Deep Dark Night
  • Don't Drink The Kool-Aid
  • Dry Spell
  • Each Moment (Like This One Here)
  • Elegy (For Gina J)
  • Forgive Me For Falling
  • Give Me Time
  • Go By Ocean
  • Going Back To Fairfax
  • Heaven Doesn't Want Me
  • Hello Stiletto
  • Here We Are
  • High On Weed
  • I Carry A Torch
  • I Crossed The Line
  • I Say Your Name
  • If I Were You
  • If You Lived Here
  • I'll Drink To That
  • I'm A Bad Man
  • I'm No Good
  • It Takes A Woman
  • I've Been Around
  • I've Been Changed
  • I've Gone Away
  • Just Like High School
  • Learning Now (For Vegas Later)
  • Let Me Live
  • Life To Live
  • Lonely Roving Hobo
  • Make Me A Woman
  • My Teddy Bear Needs A Hug
  • On My Own
  • One Way Or The Other
  • Paper Doll
  • Pretty Much The Same
  • Put Yr Wallets Away
  • Pictures of Boats
  • Rollin' In It
  • San Francisco (She's Like A Woman To Me)
  • San Francisco With You
  • See The Light Of Day
  • Sex God
  • Shove A Shiv In Chevron
  • Soon Be Legal
  • Soul Proprietor
  • South Of The Border
  • Soy La Agua
  • Still Swingin'
  • That's Why (I'm Still Loving You)
  • The Ballad Of Ivor Cutler and Colonel Sanders
  • The Rest Stop
  • The Tale Of The Tale
  • The Time Has Come
  • The Way I Am
  • The UFO Song
  • They Call Me Hobo
  • Tough Enough To Cry
  • Trouble Rides Sidesaddle
  • Waiting For Better Times
  • Wandering Man
  • We Go On
  • Wearin' Cowboy Gear
  • What Is My Brain For?
  • When Mother Nature Made You
  • Whiskey Time
  • Willacoochee
  • What They Say
  • Wrote Me A Letter
  • You Left Me For Dead
  • Your Dog Is The Anti-Christ
All song words+music by Hobo, with occasional co-writers. Click the green titles to hear the song.