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THE RAMBLING BOYS Jack Elliott/Derroll Adams TOPIC 10"

End price:

GBP

57

  End date:

2010-04-05

(USD

87)

Start price:

GBP

11

Start date:

2010-03-26

Number of  bids:

12

Auctioned at:

ebay


Country:

Great Britain

Artist: JACK ELLIOTT and DERROLL ADAMS

Title
: THE RAMBLING BOYS

Format: 10-inch LP

Label: TOPIC, UK (10T 14)

Year: 1957

Style: folk

Info: Very hard to find original UK pressing 10" by these two famous American folk musicians.

Comes in original picture sleeve and is complete with original poly-lined 'Use Emitex' paper inner sleeve.

10 tracks:-

-side 1:
RICH AND RAMBLING BOY
BUFFALO SKINNERS
WISH I WAS A ROCK
STATE OF ARKANSAS
MOTHER'S NOT DEAD

-side 2:
EAST VIRGINIA BLUES
THE OLD BACHELOR
DANVILLE GIRL
THE DEATH OF MR. GARFIELD
ROLL ON BUDDY

Vinyl in good+ condition with surface wear visible and a couple of light/mild scratches, but is still well playable. Labels are clean with just spindle marks visible.
Sleeve in good condition with some splitting in the top and bottom spines, two small tears on the opening edge and two small surface tears on the rear face.
Inner sleeve in excellent condition with no splits.

I have just acquired a big collection of folk and Irish folk records which i will be selling here on ebay in the coming weeks, so please check my other auctions and ebay shop..!


Will be posted in strong professional packaging to avoid damage in transit.

I do combined shipping rates if you are thinking of buying more than one item.

Shipping to outside of UK in Europe is £3.50 / USA is £5.00 / Japan and Australia is £5.50







 308 (GS 5.3.7 (308))

On 29-Mar-10 at 22:30:41 BST, seller added the following information:

"Ramblin' Jack Elliott brought his rambling folk persona to London in 1956 just as the first clubs of the emerging skiffle boom were opening, and his affable stage show was instrumental in establishing a heavy American folk influence when the British folk revival took hold a few years later. Elliott, recognizing a good thing when he saw one, convinced American banjo player Derroll Adams to join him in Europe in 1957, and the two toured the continent as a duo, eventually recording this charming little album for Topic Records in Milan, Italy. Unassuming, gentle, and offhand, The Rambling Boys featured Elliott and Adams in tandem ("East Virginia Blues," "Danville Girl," "Roll on Buddy") and taking solo turns, with Elliott delivering a wonderful version of the old shaggy dog tale, "The State of Arkansas," while Adams sings his deceptively simple Zen nursery song, "I Wish I Was a Rock." The album was released as a 10" LP called The Rambling Boys by Topic in 1957, then as a full-length LP in 1963 with additional tracks and retitled Roll on Buddy, again on Topic Records."  ~ Steve Leggett, All Music Guide


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