Ramblin' Jack Elliott

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Birthday
1, 1931
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
1, 1931 (age 88)
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY

About

American country and folk singer who started making music in the 1950s and appeared in Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue.

Before Fame

He was born into a Jewish family and wanted to be a cowboy when he was younger, after being inspired by seeing rodeos at Madison Square Garden.

Trivia

He received a Grammy Award in 1995 for his album South Coast.

Family Life

He had a daughter named Aiyana, with whom he had a strained relationship. This was documented in the 2000 documentary film, The Ballad of Ramblin' Jack.

Associated With

He once lived with Woody Guthrie as an admirer and student.

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