In the garden of joy were two old friends from the even dozen jug band, john sebastian and david grisman, along with dan hicks. In the bands short life span, it played very few live dates, but it did leave behind an excellent selftitled lp in 1964 for elektra. Complete song listing of memphis jug band on memphis jug band songs list covid19. Listen to your favorite songs from jug band songs of the southern mountains digitally remastered by even dozen jug band now. Even dozen jug band mp3 music download at cd universe. The even dozen jug band recorded over seas stomp and on the road again. Sippie wallace, bill monroe, the even dozen jug band. Then theres the blues project with the best of the urban blues singers of that time, including geoff muldaur and mark spoelstra.
Shop and buy jug band music for fingerstyle guitar sheet music. See details the greenwich village folk scene cd see all 5 brand new listings. Steve katz, later with blood, sweat and tears and the blues projekt, maria muldaur. Even dozen jug band, even dozen jug band, 1964 whos that knocking and other bluegrass. Members who later went on to successful music careers included stefan grossman, david grisman, steve katz, maria muldaur then maria damato, joshua rifkin, and john sebastian. It energized him into songwriting and gave him a loose blueprint for his bands sound. Moving a bit northwest, you can find the chicago battle of the jug bands which has been going on since 2007. Like other jug bands of the era, the even dozen jug band loosely based their style on jug band music from the 1920s the memphis jug band and cannons jug stompers and relied on unusual instruments like kazoos, jugs, and washboards. Even dozen jug band elektra 7246 1964 jug band musicrags of the southern mountains everest 339 1964 jug band songs of southern mountains columbia 119 im still looking for a copy of the elektra recording if anyone knows of a source. His nickname, dawg was affectionately assigned by his close friend jerry garcia in 1973 the two met in 1964 at a bill monroe show at sunset park in west grove, pa.
Their only recording was the selftitled album, the even dozen jug band, issued in january 1964 on the elektra label. Jug band songs of the southern mountains digitally. Played a little fiddle only available as direct download. The even dozen jug band eventually fell apart when the membersmany who were very youngchose staying in school over hitting the road to promote the group. Indeed, the blues had a strong influence on young new yorkers during the folk revival.
There has never been another group like jim kweskin and the jug band. You can easily put a kazoo on a harmonica rack and become a one manwoman band. Shop for vinyl, cds and more from the even dozen jug band at the discogs marketplace. The even dozen jug band album discography allmusic. Jug band music for fingerstyle guitar by stefan grossman. Stefan grossman was with, among others, john sebastian and maria muldaur a founding member of the legendary even dozen jug band.
The corner jug store is a place for jug band afficionados to set a spell, put those tired feet up, and just rest your weary bones. Browns boogie band unfair lovers little eddie boyd and his boogie band rosa lee swing little eddie boyd and his boogie band playmate shuffle little eddie boyd and his boogie band. His pioneering work, merging jazz, bluegrass and other traditional musics into a new form now known affectionately as dawg music and his promotion of acoustic music have had a widespread influence. The even dozen jug band was an exuberant mix of blues, ragtime, bluegrass, and oldtimey music, much of the repertoire gleaned from grossman and siegels record collections. Jug band music gave sebastian more than a great song title.
The even dozen jug band bio, wiki 2017 musician biographies. The deep, abiding love that he has for this music is obvious. Aug 22, 2014 starting in 2004, one of the birthplaces of jug band music, louisville, kentucky holds the national jug band jubilee. While the even dozen jug band avoided the sophomore slump by making only one album, a reissue by collectors choice in 2002 makes it easily available. From his early traditional mandolin work with the even dozen jug band, grisman went on to. The even dozen jug band, like so many young folk musicians in greenwich village in the early 1960s, got acquainted with each other at jam sessions in. The even dozen jug band is the debut and only studio album by the american jug band even dozen jug band, released in 1964. Stefan grossman guitar, vocals peter siegel banjo, vocals bob gurland trumpet. David grisman was one of the members of the even dozen jug band and plays on. Stefan grossman studied with reverend gary davis and in 1964 formed the even dozen jug band, which included maria muldaur and john sebastian, among others. Even dozen jug band discography richie unterbergers liner notes to cd reissue.
Danny kalb was a founding member of the blues project along with steve katz. The even dozen jug band the even dozen jug band 1978. Apr 04, 2010 grisman grew up in hackensack, new jersey. Even dozen jug band music mp3 album at cd universe, enjoy top rated service and worldwide shipping. Ever lovin jug band jug band music to blow yo mind the snish, released 03 august 2016 1. Opening track from the even dozen jug bands 1964 lp. Bands like will shades memphis jug band, gus cannons jug stompers and the mobile strugglers left a stirring legacy, and something like an invitation. Other members were david grisman a noted mandolinist, steve katz later with blues project and blood, sweat and tears. The even dozen jug bands the even dozen jug band liner. Katz went on to help form blood, sweat and tears with al kooper, and later was a member of american flyer. Here she has reunited with several of her former jug band mates and recorded many tunes from the classic jug band era early 30s, as well as two hilarious newly penned gems by dan hicks. Some of the even dozen jug bands members included dave grisman, producer and mandolinist who plays with many artists today.
The even dozen jug band was founded in 1963 by stefan grossman and peter siegel in new. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands. Music profile for the even dozen jug band, formed 1963. Listen to beedle um bum featuring maria muldaur by jim kweskin for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Browns boogie band kilroy wont be back little eddie boyd with j. Their popularity revived interest in the form, and many subsequent jug bands cite them as an inspiration. The original americana band, playing everything from classic blues to hillbilly country, ragtime, jazz, and rock n roll, they perfectly captured the legendary 1960s mix of exuberant anarchy and heartfelt sincerity.
Americas first lady of roots music, maria muldaur, returns to her original roots jug band music. The 2020 battle will be held on saturday 2820 at the mn music cafe 12. The even dozen jug band was founded in 1963 by the great country blues and ragtime guitarists stephan grossman and peter siegel in new york city. Pierce opening track from the even dozen jug band s 1964 lp. Minneapolis battle of the jug bands 540 photos event. Founded in 1963, the even dozen jug band recorded this, their only recording for elektra records. John sebastian on the magic of the lovin spoonful best. The even dozen jug band only existed for a short time. Sebastian was schooled in the form by stefan grossman and was soon inducted into the shortlived even dozen jug band, which featured fellow future stars like maria muldaur, david grisman and. Versions different performances of the song by the same artist.
When i became motivated to move beyond lps and seek out 78s, all i knew was the specific genres i was interested in prewar blues, string band, jug band, oldtime hillbilly, jazz etc. Unlike other jug bands of the era, the even dozen jug band boasted an enormous lineup that included future notables like john sebastian the loving spoonful and maria muldaur. John sebastian and the j band have recorded a couple of good jug band discs. A list of lyrics, artists and songs that contain the term dozen from the lyrics. Music profile for john sebastian, born 17 march 1944. The even dozen jug band was less a band when compared to a shortlived project thrown jointly on the height from the jug band craze in 1964 toward the finish from the american folk revival. In these respects, and in the presence of singer maria muldaur then maria damato, there were similarities with the most beloved young jug band of the day, jim kweskins. Maria muldaur, as well as steve katz of blues project and josh rifkin of scott joplin. Maria muldaur was in the even dozen and the jim kweskin jug bands before embarking on a solo career as a bluesjazz and country artist. The even dozen jug band was founded in 1963 by stefan grossman and peter siegel in new york city, new york. Illustrated eddie boyd discography planungsburo wirz. The even dozen jug band, an album by the even dozen jug band.
When this album came out on elektra in 1964, little did anybody know that what they were hearing was the first and possibly only folk supergroup. Maria first recorded in the early 60s with both the even dozen and the jim kweskin jug bands. They made a couple of television appearances and performed several times in concert, twice at new yorks carnegie hall. The reissue also includes richie unterbergers helpful liner notes, providing a historical backdrop to this exciting, though shortlived, band. Get the best deals on the band folk lp vinyl records when you shop the largest online selection at. Here is a look at some of the groups that led the jug band revival in the early 1960s. Formed by peter siegel and stefan grossman, the edjbs lineup included a certain john benson a. During the five years they were together, they successfully transformed the sounds of preworld war ii rural music into a springboard for their goodhumored performances. In accordance with the directives of government and health authorities, we have temporarily suspended operations. Marias longtime soul sister, bonnie raitt, pays tribute to her slide guitar mentor mississippi fred mcdowell on mcdowells its a blessing, while john sebastian, founder of the lovin spoonful, and with maria, an alumnus of the even dozen jug band, plays on one of marias mostfrequently requested tunes, mississippi john hurts richland. Minneapolis battle of the jug bands, minneapolis, mn. Maria muldaur at stanhope house wednesday lifestyle. Based in chatham, massachusetts, the awojb is a postrevival roots music band, performing a slew of traditional tunes from the kweskin even dozen memphis jug bands songbook, seasoned with old country, folk, gospel and blues.
The jim kweskin jug band formed in the early 1960s in cambridge, ma. The even dozen jug band was founded in 1963 by stefan grossman solo country blues and ragtime guitarist and peter siegel rootsbased guitarist and producer in new york city, new york. The fun side of folk music was explored by the jim kweskin jug band. The even dozen jug band on the road again 1964 jug band folk blues by scott johnson. Muldaurs 2011 release, steady love, a contemporary. The kweskin jug band version starts and ends with seven f chords. Still, as richie unterberger pointed out in the liner notes to the even dozen jug band, most of the members eventually entered the music business in some capacity.
The blues project is a various artists anthology of folk blues and gave its name to the band the blues project al kooper, steve katz, and others. The even dozen jug bands the even dozen jug band liner notes. The even dozen jug band had among its members, maria muldaur, steve katz, and joshua rifkin. Stefan grossman vocals, guitar, banjo, pete jacobson vocals, guitar, banjo, peter k. Listen to your favorite songs from the even dozen jug band by the even dozen jug band now. The second unknown is a girl by the name of marlene. Even dozen jug band jug band songs of the southern. Stefan grossman, virtuoso solo country blues and ragtime guitarist. An old timey supergroup of sorts, its members included john sebastian who later formed the lovin spoonful, mandolinist extraordinaire david grisman, guitarist steve katz later with blues project. The even dozen jug band, with its bluegrasscountry roots, happy smiley music whose members became part of so many wonderful other collaborations, the mugwumps and the lovin spoonful among others. A communallike musical ensemble, the kweskin jug band were. Stefan grossman guitar, vocals peter siegel banjo, vocals bob gurland trumpet, vocals david grisman mandolin fred weisz fiddle. Elektra 5cd box the greenwich village folk scene steve.
The even dozen jug band the even dozen jug band songs. Show all release groups instead, or show various artists release groups. The even dozen jug band by the even dozen jug band album. Steve katz, later with blood, sweat and tears and the blues projekt, maria muldaur, later with the jim kweskin jug band.
The even dozen jug band was less a band than a shortlived project thrown together at the height of the jug band craze in 1964 toward the end of the american folk revival. Explore releases from the even dozen jug band at discogs. Check out the even dozen jug band by the even dozen jug band on amazon music. There we were, all these new york jews playing the black blues. The even dozen jug band the even dozen jug band initial release. The even dozen jug band by the even dozen jug band on. The lovin spoonful was one of the most successful poprock groups to have jug band and folk roots, and nearly half the songs on their first album were modernized versions of blues standards. Following the tradition set by the memphis jug band, the even dozen jug band, the jim kweskin jug band, and all the wonderful musicians that made up those groups, this site chronicles the history, escapades and upcoming performances of the jug band for the millennium. The final song on gus was the last recording by yank rachell before his death. The even dozen jug band selftitled lp dave grisman. The jug band repertoire of the 1920s and 1930s is a rich vein for the solo performer to mine. I began to change some of the rough lyrics of jug band tunes and rewrite this and that.985 1237 452 727 1477 93 1559 1495 1662 26 1435 886 722 1036 320 286 1246 572 1519 1487 574 983 1367 986 127 530 1290 887 63 125 1121 1038 444 41 574 875 960 1045