Hobo's Blues (track) by Paul Simon
Hobo's Blues appears on the following album(s) by Paul Simon:
- Paul Simon (track #9) (this album) (1972)
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This track has a Bayesian average rating of 76.5/100, a mean average of 75.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 76.5/100. The standard deviation for this track is 10.2.
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