DISCOGRAPHY



1. Early Days: Jack and Derroll
 
1957

The Rambling Boys

TOPIC London/UK – CD 2002 – JP Notes by John Hasted

 
 
1959

Jack Elliot (sic) and Derrol (sic) Adams  Sing The Western

Hi-Fi Records EPM 10147 (I)

 
 
 
N/A

Montagne e foreste del sud

Signal S 137 (I)

 
 
N/A

Stelle e pistole

Signal S 139 (I)

 
 
N/A

I canti della frontera

Signal S 142 (I)

 
 
N/A

I pericoli della pista

Signal S 144 (I)

 
 
N/A

Forza, verso il west

Signal S 149 (I)

 
  1964

Roll On Buddy - Jack Elliott & Derroll Adams

TOPIC London/UK - Notes by Alexis Korner

 
  1966

Folkland Songs

JOKER Milan/Italy

 
  1966

Riding in Folkland

JOKER Milan/Italy

 
  1967

Jack Elliot (sic)

Everest - Archive Of Folk Music. USA – Notes by Lee Palmer
Derroll Adams: vocal, five-string banjo, harmonica (uncredited)

 
  1967

Roll On Buddy

The Jack Elliott and Derroll Adams Story Vol.1 – Bounty. UK  - Notes by Joe Boyd

 
  1971

America La Storia del Folklore Americano

Joker – Italy

 
  1971

America Folk Songs - West – Ballads

Joker – Italy

 
  1974

Canciones folklóricas de USA

Gramusic – Spain

 
  1975

America Folk Songs - West - Blues - Ballads Minstrels – Pioneers

Joker – Italy

 
  1995

Ramblin’ Jack

(CD) – Topic - UK.  Mother’s Not Dead, East Virginia Blues, Rich And Rambling Boys, Roll On Buddy.
Notes by Wizz Jones

 
  1996

Jack Elliot (sic)  and Derrol (sic) – Selection of America

double CD (CD1 = Folkland Songs – Joker) - (CD2 = Riding in Folkland – Joker)

 
  1996

Jack Elliot (sic)  and Derrol (sic) – Cowboy Songs

(CD) – Selection of songs compiled from America (Joker)

 
  1997

Jack Elliot (sic)  and Derrol (sic) – America

(CD) – US. Selection of songs compiled from America (Joker)

 
  1999

Ramblin’ Jack Elliott with Derroll Adams – Early Sessions

(CD) – Selection of songs compiled from America (Joker). Notes by Elijah Wald

 
  2000

The Ballad of Ramblin’ Jack

Soundrack of the movie by Aiyana Elliott (USA 2000) – Rake & Ramblin’ Boy (from “The Rambling Boys” Topic)

 
  2003

The Corner Of Bleecker And The blues

More Pretty Girls Than One (from “Riding in Folkland”)

 
  2008

Roots Of American Folk

Worried Man Blues (from “Riding in Folkland”)

 
  2010

Jack Elliott At Lansdowne Studios, London

(CD) – Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms, East Virginia Blues, Ain’t it a Shame, Muleskinner Blues, Ain’t it a Shame (a comic version!). Five unissued songs possibly recorded in 1960 -  Booklet (42 pages) and photos (three with Derroll Adams and Jack Elliott). Notes by Hank Reineke (author of Ramblin’ Jack Elliott – The Never Ending Highway – Scarecrow Press – 2010)

 
  2011

Roll On Buddy: From The Archives

Essential Media Group (USA)
Derroll Adams: vocal, five-string banjo, harmonica (uncredited)

 

2. Derroll On His Own
  1967

Portland Town

DECCA London/UK Notes by Bill Yaryan

 
  1972

Feeling Fine

THE VILLAGE THING – Bristol/ UK Notes by Andrew Means

 
  1974

Movin' On

INTERCORD – Germany – Notes by Carsten Linde/Jerken Diederich

 
  1976

Along the way

EMI – Belgium – Notes by Derroll Adams
The recent re-issue of Feeling Fine on CD (dec 2016 - GFTB-7051- UK) includes 6 songs from Along The Way:
Cluck Old Hen, Mountain, Dixie Darling 2:52, Anna Feher, Oregon 2:50, Memories

 
  1976

Live!

EMI-IBC – Antwerp/Belgium – reissued CD 1994

 
  1984

Songs of the Banjoman

FOLK FREAKS – Germany  + reissues on  CD

 
  2015

Banjo Troubadour

STARMAN RECORDS – Belgium   Notes by Danny & Rebecca Adams

[Banjo Troubadour Reviews]
[Where to buy Derroll Records]
 
  2015

Live in Haarlem 1977

Strictly Country Records

[Live in Haarlem 1977 Reviews]
[Where to buy Derroll Records]
 
  2016

Feelin' Fine

Ghosts From The Basement
New notes by Ian Anderson + original text written by Derroll for the LP issue in 1972.
The recent re-issue of Feeling Fine on CD (dec 2016 - GFTB-7051- UK) includes 6 songs from Along The Way:
Cluck Old Hen, Mountain, Dixie Darling 2:52, Anna Feher, Oregon 2:50, Memories


[Where to buy Derroll Records]
 

3. Tribute albums
  1991

65th Birthday

WASTE PRODUCTIONS – Kortrijk/Belgium – Notes by Derroll Adams

 

 
  2002

Banjoman [a tribute to Derroll Adams]

BLUE GROOVE – Austria
For the USA: released on CD in 2002, Rising Son Records RSR-2102-2

[Banjoman Reviews]
 

4. Derroll also played on: 
 
1969

Let’s All Go Folky

Autogramm – Germany
The Assassination Of Old Garfield, The Valley, Columbia's Georgia

 
 
1970

1er Festival de Folk Song - C’est la fête à Lambesc

Columbus Georgia
Notes by Jacques Vassal

 
  1971

Karel Bogard and Co - Blues from over the border

Derroll plays the banjo on four songs
Notes by Philippe Rault

 
  1971

C’est la fête à Malataverne

I am Rich and Rambling Boy

 
  1971

Sacco e Vanzetti

Death Of John Henry (with Jack Elliott) and Death of Mr Garfield

 
  1972

Ferre Grignard

Derroll plays the banjo on “Lazy John” and “Be My Guest” – reissued on CD 1999

 
  1973

Acoustic Garden

Darling Cory
Notes by Hervé Muller

 
  1973

Song Festival 73

Ain’t it a Shame

 
  1974

Commode 2000 Live!

Pretty Polly, Poor Ellen Smith, My Dixie Darling, Way Down the Old Plank Road, Pay Day at Coal Creek, Darling Corey, Freight Train Blues (this is a bootleg record!) – reissued on CD 2001

 
  1975

4. Folk Festival auf der Lenzburg

Trouble in Mind
Notes by Daniel Perret and Richard Watts

 
  1975

De Muziekdoos

Portland Town

 
  1975

Chanson & Folk Supersession Volume 1

Five Long Years In The Army

 
  1975

Chanson & Folk Supersession Volume 2

Alberta

 
  1976

Folkfestival ’76 Dranouter

Ain’t Got No Home, Trouble In Mind

 
  1976

Tønder Music Festival 1976

Muleskinner Blues, East Virginia Blues
Notes by Carsten Panduro

 
  1978

Folk Friends

I’m Sad And Lonely, Black Jack Davey, Pay Day At Coal Creek (on harmonica too)
Derroll plays the banjo on various songs and sings in the chorus. reissued on CD 1992, 2009

 
  1978

Folk 78

1814, I Ain't Got No Home

 
  1978

Hommage à Woody Guthrie

Dixie Darling, Grand Coulee Dam, When The Curfew Blows
Notes by Jacques Vassa

 
  1980

Folk Friends 2

Columbus Georgia – reissued on CD 1992, 2009
Notes by Carsten Linde

 
  1981

Alex Campbell Live in Belgium

Derroll on 4 songs
Notes by Alex Campbell

 
  1983

Songs For Peace

Portland Town

 
  1991

Tanz und Folkfest Rudolstadt '91

Willie Moore with Jack Elliott

 
  1994

20 jaar Folkfestival Dranouter Belgium

Dixie Darling

 
  1999

Tønder Festival 25: 1975-1999

25 years of the Tønder Festival (Danmark): story in words and pictures + 2 CD
On CD 1: Derroll Adams citerer Woody Guthrie (spoken word: Derroll reads a text by Woody Guthrie, recorded 26 Aug. 1984 – Woody Guthrie Tribute); My Dixie Darling with Tom Luke (31 Aug. 1977)

 
  2000

Allan Taylor: Colour to the Moon/Behind the Mix

Stockfisch Records – Germany
On Behind The Mix, the second CD, Allan tells stories about Derroll: “Thinking of Derroll Adams”, “Take me with you, Ally…”,
Allan Taylor says goodbye to Derroll

 
  2005

Magic Banjo

(book + 2 CD) : NoEthno – World Music Instruments – Germany.  Muleskinner Blues / T For Texas (WDR Köln, nov. 1976)

 
  2010

Ghosts From The Basement – Lost songs, dreams and folkadelia from the vaults of Village Things,1970-1974

(CD): Weekend Beatnik / Rogue Prod. The Sky, Love Song (Feeling Fine – Aug. 1972)
Notes Ian Anderson

 

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