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Saturday performances at the 2000 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)
Folklore revival festivals
One digital audio tape (DAT). Known as Ramblin' Jack, Elliot was a major cultural force in the 1960s folk scene, directly influencing the music of Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger. Born in New York City, he ran away at fifteen to become a cowboy. By the mid-1950s, he was traveling with singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie and had recorded several songs. Popular in Europe, he soon became a fixture on the American folk scene as well. He recorded several albums during the 1990s.