Dave Van Ronk (1999)



TITLE: Dave Van Ronk

ARTIST: Dave Van Ronk (produced by Jack Norton)



CREDITS & NOTES: Bootleg album of a live performance by folk legend Dave Van Ronk, produced by singer-songwriter Jack Norton. Official release produced by Jack and Kitty. Recorded in 1999 at the Miramar Theater in Milwaukee, WI. Dave Van Ronk: vocals, guitar. Note: Jack opened this show and did many shows as Dave’s opening act during this era. This recording was unreleased but bootleg files were traded on online forums.

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  1. Dave Talks Hats
  2. Down South Blues
  3. Dave Talks Clarence Williams And Bessie Smith
  4. You’ve Been A Good Ole Wagon
  5. Dave Talks Bob Dylan And His Old Songs
  6. He Was A Friend Of Mine
  7. Dave Talks Tom Paxton And Mississippi John Hurt
  8. Did You Hear John Hurt?
  9. Sporting Life Blues
  10. Dave Talks Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry And Paying Dues
  11. Spike Driver Blues
  12. Jelly Jelly
  13. Dave Talks Count Basie, Big Joe Williams And The FCC
  14. Don’t You Leave Me Here
  15. Dave Talks Reverend Gary Davis
  16. Candyman
  17. Come Baby Baby (Let’s Talk It Over One More Time)
  18. Dave Talks Autographs
  19. Somebody Else, Not Me
  20. Dave Talks Bert Williams And The Saint James Infirmary
  21. Saint James Infirmary
  22. Dave Talks McDougal Street, The Village, Ian And Sylvia
  23. Four Strong Winds