A 15-year-old whose family moves from Oregon to Boston misses the girlfriend he left behind, so he runs away to see her. On the way he hooks up with a female art student in her 20s who is also hitchhiking across the country, from whom he learns some valuable lessons about life. Written by
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Was originally premiered as "James at 15" but transitioned to "James at 16" after January 1978. See more
The family car is shown driving via the Tobin Bridge into Boston from the north but would have driven into Boston from the west via the Massachusetts Turnpike if driving from Oregon. See more
Follows James at 16
Written by Richard Baskin
Performed by Lee Montgomery See more