Jack Elliott (album)

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Jack Elliott
Jack Elliott album.jpg
Studio album by Ramblin' Jack Elliott
Released 1964
Genre Folk
Label Vanguard
Ramblin' Jack Elliott chronology
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Jack Elliott is an album by American folk musician Ramblin' Jack Elliott, released in 1964. It was his only principal release on the Vanguard label.

Bob Dylan appears playing harmonica as "Tedham Porterhouse".[1]

Another album titled Jack Elliott was released by Everest Archive of Folk Music in the 1960s and has since been reissued on CD by Tradition / Rykodisc. It has a different track list.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [2]

Writing for Allmusic, music critic Ronnie D. Lankford, Jr. wrote the album "...a listener doesn't have to check out but three or four tracks on Jack Elliott to find out what an original oddball he is... Jack Elliott manages to pay its respects to public domain material while still being entertaining."[2]


Track listing[edit]

All songs Traditional unless otherwise noted.

Side one[edit]

  1. "Roving Gambler"
  2. "Will the Circle Be Unbroken"
  3. "Diamond Joe"
  4. "Guabi Guabi" (Traditional, Jack Elliott)
  5. "Sowing on the Mountains"
  6. "Roll On Buddy"

Side two[edit]

  1. "1913 Massacre" (Woody Guthrie)
  2. "House of the Rising Sun"
  3. "Shade of the Old Apple Tree"
  4. "Black Snake Moan"
  5. "Portland Town" (Derroll Adams)
  6. "More Pretty Girls"



  1. ^ Searchin' for a Gem
  2. ^ a b Lankford, Jr., Ronnie D. "Jack Elliott > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 3, 2011. 
  3. ^ Allmusic entry for The Essential Ramblin' Jack Elliott. Accessed June 11, 2009.

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