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FILM STILL OF JOCKO THE HOBO

SPONSOR A SONG

"Blue Driver"
Written by J. R. Cheatham
Performed by Michael Hurley
From Hi-Fi Snock Uptown, 1972

"Code of the Mountain"
Written by Michael Hurley
Performed by Michael Hurley
From Blue Navigator, 1984


JOCKO THE HOBO

Jocko wears horse blinders to keep his eye on the prize. The dark shades make him awfully handsome crooning the blues, and distinct from his from long-time pal Zeke Boone. Always finding their way into a hot spot and jazzy time, the pair has been enacting the wildest side of Michael’s life in his songs, paintings and graphic novels since he was a kid, and come with their own crew and chasers, of course—Uncle Gaspard, Gus Frasgus and Mama Molasses, to name a few among many. In their regulation width striped shirts, they have been know to shoot pool and start fires under the influence of Peyote Pete’s music.

The amazing Drew Christie brought Jocko to the film from the pages of Michael’s graphic novels—Heartbreak Hotel and Prayer, The Honking Duck Marina, Uncle Gaspard Joins the Bograt Navy, Uncle Gaspard 8 Track Sidetrack and Boone & Jocko in Jesus Saves. He and Boone also make frequent appearances in Michael’s songs, from “Jocko’s Lament” and “Code of the Mountains” to the raunchy live hit “Boone & Jocko.”



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A FILM BY Lisa Foti-Straus Susannah Morse WITH Michael Hurley ANIMATED BY Drew Christie