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There are, at least nine, artists by this name: 1) Hungarian singer, songwriter & actor (aka Földes László), performing solo since, at least, 1986. 2) A California per (aka Hobo the Ghetto Bastard & Big HB. 3) A Canadian artist (aka Joel Boychuk), solo as Hobo since early 2008. 4) A Yugoslavian progressive rock band (1972-75). 5) An Italian singer. 6) A Berkeley band (1991-92). 7) A Detroit artist. 8) A Corpus Christi, TX country & blues band (2008-Present). 9) A Tolyatti, Russia lo-bit blues outfit (2009-present).

1) A songwriter since 1968 - in 1978, Földes László formed Hobo Blues Band. Starting from 1986, when he translates Allen Ginsberg’s Howl to Hungarian and sets it to music, he starts a long series of solo performances alongside Hobo Blues Band releases. Földes’ solo discography comprises about sixteen albums, most being performances of various poets’ works - translated to Hungarian - set to music. These include works of Allen Ginsberg, Jim Morrison, Vladimir Vysotsky and others. He also has several blues albums. Official site: Hobo.Hu

2) Big HB started in the rap game in the late 80s. He released his debut album entitled, “City by tha Sea” (2003, At-Last V.I.P Entertainment), an independent label based out of Long Beach, CA. His debut album made number 14 on the Music Review U.I.M.R.A top 25 charts. He also received an overall album rating: of 3.5 / 5 from dubcnn.com. Official site: http://mySpace.com/HoboRap

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