Some quotes:
“Hobo Jim is Alaska’s greatest troubadour…” – James Michener, world-famous author of Alaska, Tales Of The South Pacific, many others.”Hobo Jim is the Ramblin’ Jack Elliot of Alaska” – Actress/author June Shelly… (Ramblin’ Jack’s ex-wife)

Jim has been compared in print and media as:
The Woody Guthrie of Alaska, the Bob Dylan of Alaska, the Jimmy Buffet of Alaska…He, however, is most proud of being… Alaska’s Hobo Jim.