Bull Durham Sacks & Railroad Tracks

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Bull Durham Sacks & Railroad Tracks
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Studio album by Ramblin' Jack Elliott
Released 1970
Recorded Woodland Sound and Columbia Recording Studios, Nashville, TN
Genre Folk
Label Reprise
Producer Charlie Daniels, Neil Wilburn
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Bull Durham Sacks & Railroad Tracks is an album by American folk musician Ramblin' Jack Elliott, released in 1970. It was his second, and last, release on the Reprise label. Elliott did not release another studio album for eleven years.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars [1]

Writing for Allmusic, music critic Mary Grady wrote the album "The album shines when it gets away from talking and into the music... Lowlights are the spoken raps, which just don't work well in the context of the album. Overall, the album is a good representation of the most commercial period of Elliott's career."[1]


Track listing[edit]

  1. "Me and Bobby McGee" (Kris Kristofferson, Fred Foster) – 3:45
  2. "Folsom Prison Blues" (Johnny Cash) – 3:48
  3. "Reason to Believe" (Tim Hardin) – 2:02
  4. "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight" (Bob Dylan) – 1:51
  5. "Don't Let Your Deal Go Down" (Traditional) – 3:57
  6. "We Come Here Not Chicago Dutchland For The Alles Brink Hoop Geslaffen Mocker"
  7. "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" (Dylan) – 1:05
  8. "Lay Lady Lay" (Dylan) – 2:55
  9. "Girl from the North Country" (Dylan) – 3:00
  10. "The Tramp on the Street" (Grady Cole, Hazel Cole) – 4:27
  11. "Michigan Water Blue" (Clarence Williams) – 2:14
  12. "Don't You Leave Me Here" (Traditional) – 1:26
  13. "Blue Mountain" (Traditional) – 0:44
  14. "With God on Our Side" (Dylan) – 3:44


Production notes:


  1. ^ a b Grady, Mary. "Bull Durham Sacks & Railroad Tracks > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ Allmusic entry for Me & Bobby McGee. Accessed June 10, 2009.

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