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Jack Elliott

Topic released their Jack Elliott recordings three times: First on three 8" and 10" LPs in 1957/8, then with additional material on three 12" LPs in 1963/4, and finally on a compilation CD in 1995.

See also Stefan Wirz's full discography of Jack Elliott.

> Folk Music > Records > Jack Elliott: Woody Guthrie's Blues

Jack Elliott: Woody Guthrie's Blues

Jack Elliott: Woody Guthrie's Blues (Topic 8T5)

Woody Guthrie's Blues
Jack Elliott

Topic Records T.5 (8T5) (8" LP, UK, 1957)

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Musicians

Jack Elliott, vocals, guitar, harmonica

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Talking Columbia Blues (3.46)
  2. 1913 Massacre (Roud 17663) (3.39)
  3. Hard Travelling (Roud 13926) (3.26)
  1. Talking Dust Bowl Blues (Roud 16650) (2.56)
  2. The Ludlow Massacre (Roud 17650) (4.10)
  3. Talking Sailor Blues (4.00)

> Folk Music > Records > Jack Elliott and Derroll Adams: The Rambling Boys

Jack Elliott and Derroll Adams: The Rambling Boys

Jack Elliott and Derroll Adams: The Rambling Boys (Topic 10T14)

The Rambling Boys
Jack Elliott and Derroll Adams

Topic Records 10T14 (10" LP, UK, 1958)

Jack Elliott and Derroll Adams: The Rambling Boys (Topic 10T14)
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Recorded and produced by Bill Leader;
Sleeve notes by John Hasted;
Design by Gloria Leader

Musicians

Jack Elliott, vocals [1-2, 4-6, 8-9], guitar;
Derroll Adams, vocals [1, 3, 5-7, 9], banjo [8]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Rich and Rambling Boys (Roud 490; Laws L12; G/D 2:260; Henry H691) (2.45)
  2. Buffalo Skinners (Roud 634; Laws B10)
  3. I Wish I Was a Rock
  4. State of Arkansas (Roud 257; Laws H1; Henry H0)
  5. Mother's Not Dead (Roud 21008) (2.03)
  1. East Virginia Blues (Roud 3396) (2.37)
  2. The Old Bachelor (Roud 3771 or 6371)
  3. Danville Girl (Roud 7046) (2.53)
  4. Roll On Buddy (Roud 6686) (2.00)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 A.P. Carter;
Track 3 Derroll Adams

> Folk Music > Records > Jack Elliott: Jack Takes the Floor

Jack Elliott: Jack Takes the Floor

Jack Elliott: Jack Takes the Floor (Topic 10T15)

Jack Takes the Floor
Jack Elliott

Topic Records 10T15 (10" LP, UK, 1958)

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Recorded and produced by Bill Leader;
Design by James Boswell

Musicians

Jack Elliott, vocals, guitar, harmonica;
Woody Guthrie, guitar, vocals [5]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. San Francisco Bay Blues (Roud 20960) (3.01)
  2. Ol' Riley (Roud 16151) (2.03)
  3. The Boll Weevil (Roud 3124) (3.05)
  4. Bad Bug Blues
  5. New York Town (3.22)
  6. Grey Goose (Roud 11684)
  1. Mule Skinner's Blues (5.22)
  2. Cocaine (Roud 17558)
  3. Dink’s Song (Roud 10057) (3.21)
  4. Black Baby
  5. Salty Dog (Roud 11661)

All songs trad. except
Track 1 Jesse Fuller;
Track 5 trad. Woody Guthrie;
Track 7 Jimmie Rodgers, George Vaughn

> Folk Music > Records > Jack Elliott: Talking Woody Guthrie

Jack Elliott: Talking Woody Guthrie

Jack Elliott: Talking Woody Guthrie (Topic 12T93)

Talking Woody Guthrie
Jack Elliott

Topic Records 12T93 (LP, UK, 1963)
Topic Records TSDL093 (digital download, UK, 2010)

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A reissue of material on Woody Guthrie's Blues (8T5, 1957) with additional songs:
[2, 4] are from the 10" 78 rpm album Topic TRC98 (1956), recorded November/December 1955 by Alan Lomax;
[6] is from ??;
[9] is from the 10" 78 rpm album Topic TRC103 (1957), recorded November/December 1955 by Alan Lomax;

Musicians

Jack Elliott, vocals, guitar, harmonica

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Talking Columbia Blues (3.46)
  2. Pretty Boy Floyd (Roud 11504) (3.01)
  3. The Ludlow Massacre (Roud 17650) (4.10)
  4. Talking Miner Blues (1.59)
  5. Hard Travelling (Roud 13926) (3.26)
  1. So Long It's Been Good to Know You (Roud 15161) (2.58)
  2. Talking Dust Bowl Blues (Roud 16650) (2.56)
  3. 1913 Massacre (Roud 17663) (3.39)
  4. Rambling Blues (2.44)
  5. Talking Sailor Blues (4.00)

> Folk Music > Records > Jack Elliott and Derroll Adams: Roll On Buddy

Jack Elliott and Derroll Adams: Roll On Buddy

Jack Elliott and Derroll Adams: Roll On Buddy (Topic 12T105)

Roll On Buddy
Jack Elliott and Derroll Adams

Topic Records 12T105 (LP, UK, 1964)

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A reissue of material on The Rambling Boys (10T14, 1958) with additional songs.

Musicians

Jack Elliott, vocals [1-2, 4-7,9-10, 12], guitar;
Derroll Adams, vocals [1, 3, 6-8, 11-12], banjo

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Rich and Rambling Boys (Roud 490; Laws L12; G/D 2:260; Henry H691) (2.45)
  2. Buffalo Skinners (Roud 634; Laws B10)
  3. I Wish I Was a Rock
  4. It’s Hard, Ain’t It Hard (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170; Henry H683) (3.19)
  5. All Around the Watertank (2.56)
  6. Mother's Not Dead (Roud 21008) (2.03)
  1. East Virginia Blues (Roud 3396) (2.37)
  2. The Old Bachelor (Roud 3771 or 6371)
  3. Danville Girl (Roud 7046) (2.53)
  4. The State of Arkansas (Roud 257; Laws H1; Henry H0)
  5. The Death of Mr. Garfield (Roud 9138)
  6. Roll On Buddy (Roud 6686) (2.00)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1 A.P. Carter;
Track 3 Derroll Adams;
Track 5 Jimmie Rodgers

> Folk Music > Records > Jack Elliott: Muleskinner

Jack Elliott: Muleskinner

Jack Elliott: Muleskinner (Topic 12T106)

Muleskinner
Jack Elliott

Topic Records 12T106 (LP, UK, 1964)

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A reissue of material on Jack Takes the Floor (10T15, 1958) with two additional songs:
[6] is from the 10" 78 rpm album Topic TRC103 (1957), recorded November/December 1955 by Alan Lomax;
[9| (1964)

Recorded by Bill Leader and Dick Swettenham

Musicians

Jack Elliott, vocals, guitar, harmonica;
Woody Guthrie, guitar, vocals [5]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. San Francisco Bay Blues (Roud 20960) (3.01)
  2. Ol' Riley (Roud 16151) (2.03)
  3. The Boll Weevil (Roud 3124) (3.05)
  4. Bad Bug Blues
  5. New York Town (3.22)
  6. Old Blue (Roud 4313)
  7. Grey Goose (Roud 11684)
  1. Mule Skinner's Blues (5.22)
  2. East Texas Talking Blues (2.34)
  3. Cocaine (Roud 17558)
  4. Dink’s Song (Roud 10057) (3.21)
  5. Black Baby
  6. Salty Dog (Roud 11661)

All songs trad. except
Track 1 Jesse Fuller;
Track 5 trad. Woody Guthrie;
Track 8 Jimmie Rodgers, George Vaughn

> Folk Music > Records > Jack Elliott: Ramblin' Jack

Jack Elliott: Ramblin' Jack

Jack Elliott: Ramblin' Jack (Topic TSCD477)

Ramblin' Jack
Jack Elliott

Topic Records TSCD477 (CD, UK, 1995)

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This collection is a shortened compilation of three Topic albums by Jack Elliott, recorded in 1963-64.

Musicians

Jack Elliott, vocals, guitar, mouth organ;
Woody Guthrie, guitar, vocals [14];
Derroll Adams, vocals, banjo [20-24]

Tracks

From Talking Woody Guthrie (12T93, 1963)

  1. Talking Columbia Blues (3.46)
  2. Pretty Boy Floyd (Roud 11504) (3.01)
  3. Ludlow Massacre (Roud 17650) (4.10)
  4. Talking Miner Blues (1.59)
  5. Hard Travelling (Roud 13926) (3.26)
  6. So Long, It’s Been Good to Know You (Roud 15161) (2.58)
  7. Talking Dustbowl Blues (2.56)
  8. 1913 Massacre (Roud 17663) (3.39)
  9. Rambling Blues (2.44)
  10. Talking Sailor Blues (4.00)

Tracks 1, 4, 6-7, 9-10 Woody Guthrie;
Tracks 2-3, 5, 8, 14, 18 trad. Woody Guthrie;
Track 11 Jesse Fuller;
Track 15 Jimmie Rodgers, George Vaughn;
Track 19 Jimmie Rodgers;
Track 23 A.P. Carter

From Muleskinner (12T106, 1964)

  1. San Francisco Bay Blues (Roud 20960) (3.01)
  2. Ol' Riley (Roud 16151) (2.03)
  3. The Boll Weevil (Roud 3124) (3.05)
  4. New York Town (3.22)
  5. Mule Skinner's Blues (5.22)
  6. East Texas Talking Blues (2.34)
  7. Dink’s Song (Roud 10057) (3.21)

From Roll On Buddy (12T105, 1964)

  1. It’s Hard, Ain’t It Hard (Roud 60; Laws P25; G/D 6:1170; Henry H683) (3.19)
  2. All Around the Water Tank (2.56)
  3. Mother’s Not Dead (Roud 21008) (2.03)
  4. East Virginia Blues (Roud 3396) (2.37)
  5. Danville Girl (Roud 7046) (2.53)
  6. Rich and Rambling Boys (Roud 490; Laws L12; G/D 2:260; Henry H691) (2.45)
  7. Roll On Buddy (Roud 6686) (2.00)