Wanderer's Warning, The

DESCRIPTION: Singer quarrels with his father and prepares to leave home. His mother begs him not to; her heart will be broken. He leaves anyway. Now he is in a boxcar while his mother longs for the boy who will never return. He cautions others not to imitate him
AUTHOR: Carson Robison - Frank Luther
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (recording, Frank Luther)
KEYWORDS: grief homesickness loneliness warning farewell home parting rambling train travel father mother hobo
FOUND IN: US
RECORDINGS:
Ken Houchins, "Wanderer's Warning" (Champion 16553, 1933)
Frank Luther, "The Wanderer's Warning" (Banner 6464/Jewel 5667/Conqueror 7396, 1929)

File: RcWanWar

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