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Ramblin’ Jack Elliott on 90 Minutes Live

The Story

Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, in Toronto to perform at the Riverboat, talks to 90 Minutes Live host Peter Gzowski about horses, sailing, Johnny Cash, and joining the Bob Dylan Rolling Thunder Revue in 1975.  Asked for one Woody Guthrie story, he tells a long story about meeting him -- “they call me ramblin’ but I don’t know if it’s cause I travel or cause I talk so much”.

Broadcast Medium: Television
Program: 90 Minutes Live
Broadcast Date: Jan. 3, 1977
Interviewer: Peter Gzowski
Guest: Ramblin' Jack Elliott

Did You know?

• Ramblin' Jack Elliott was born Elliot Charles Adnopoz Aug. 1, 1931, in Brooklyn, New York.  

• Elliott learned some of his craft from Lead Belly, who can be heard here in a 1947 radio interview.  



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