Ramblin' Jack Elliott (album)

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Ramblin' Jack Elliott
Ramblin Jack Elliott album.jpg
Studio album by Ramblin' Jack Elliott
Released December 1961
Genre Folk
Label Prestige/International
Producer Kenneth S. Goldstein
Ramblin' Jack Elliott chronology
Songs to Grow On by Woody Guthrie, Sung by Jack Elliott
(1961)Songs to Grow On by Woody Guthrie, Sung by Jack Elliott1961
Ramblin' Jack Elliott
(1961)
Jack Elliott at the Second Fret
(1962)Jack Elliott at the Second Fret1962

Ramblin' Jack Elliott is an album by American folk musician Ramblin' Jack Elliott, released in 1961.

Ramblin' Jack Elliott in London was reissued in 1971 on the Marble Arch label also titled as Ramblin' Jack Elliott.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

In a contemporary review, Paul Nelson of The Little Sandy Review called the album Elliott's "finest American recording."[2] Writing for Allmusic, music critic Richie Unterberger wrote the album "A solidly traditional set of interpretations of standards."[1]

Reissues[edit]

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Sadie Brown" (Jack Elliott)
  2. "East Virginia Blues" (Carter)
  3. "I Belong to Glasgow" (William Fyffe)
  4. "The Cuckoo" (Traditional)
  5. "Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms" (Traditional)
  6. "South Coast" (Lillian Bos Ross)

Side two[edit]

  1. "San Francisco Bay Blues" (Jesse Fuller)
  2. "The Last Letter" (Rex Griffin, Traditional)
  3. "I Love Her So/I Got a Woman" (Ray Charles)
  4. "Candy Man" (Reverend Gary Davis)
  5. "Tramp on the Street" (Grady Cole, Hazel Cole)
  6. "Railroad Bill" (Traditional)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Unterberger, Richie. "Ramblin' Jack Elliott > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ Reineke, Hank (2009). Ramblin' Jack Elliott: The Never-Ending Highway. Scarecrow Press. p. 141. ISBN 978-0-810-87257-8. 
  3. ^ Allmusic entry for Hard Travelin'

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