“Hard Traveling”

Author: Woody Guthrie
Earliest date: 1940 (recording, Woody Guthrie & Almanac Singers)
Keywords: work nonballad loneliness hardtimes rambling train prison farming work worker hobo
Found in: US

Description

"I been doin' some hard travelin', I thought you knowed." The singer describes the hard times he's met on his travels: "Workin' in a hard rock tunnel," "Workin' that Pittsburgh steel," facing the lonely task of following Highway 66

Recordings

References

  1. Lomax-FSNA 226, "Hard Travellin'" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. PSeeger-AFB, p. 89, "Hard Traveling" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Silber-FSWB, p. 59, "Hard Traveling" (1 text)
  4. DT, HARDTRAV*
  5. Roud #13926
  6. BI, LoF226