Journey Home - Bill Staines
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  1. Rompin' Rovin' Days
  2. Stewball
  3. Journey Home
  4. Hobo's Lullaby
  5. Bound for the Promised Land
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  1. Rompin' Rovin' Days
  2. Stewball
  3. Journey Home
  4. Hobo's Lullaby
  5. Bound for the Promised Land
  6. A Rancher Turns 80/The Years
  7. The Piney Wood Hills
  8. Love Was Easy
  9. The Philosopher's Song
  10. Tell Ol' Bill
  11. Prairie in the Sky
  12. Pretty Saro
  13. How Can I Keep from Singing
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Journey Home, Bill Staines' 24th record and first in four years, is a concept album, but the concept is one that needs explaining, especially to anyone who hasn't been following Staines through the five decades of his career. Listened to without that explanation, Journey Home comes off as a collection of traditional folk songs and covers of folk songs written by others plus a few new Staines originals, with certain recurring subjects. In particular, Staines is interested in hoboes (or "ramblers," anyway), who make ...

Journey Home 2004, Red House Records

UPC: 033651017622

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