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A Stranger Here

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Released  April 7, 2009
Label  ANTI-
Release date  7 April 2009
Genres  Folk music, Country blues
Recorded  July 21 – 29, 2008
Artist  Ramblin' Jack Elliott
Producer  Joe Henry
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Awards  Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album
Similar  Ramblin' Jack Elliott albums, Folk music albums

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A Stranger Here is an album by American folk musician Ramblin' Jack Elliott, released in 2009. It reached number 5 on the Billboard Top Blues albums charts.


At the 52nd Grammy Awards, A Stranger Here won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album.

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Track listing

  1. "Rising High Water Blues" (Blind Lemon Jefferson) – 3:55
  2. "Death Don't Have No Mercy" (Reverend Gary Davis) – 6:08
  3. "Rambler's Blues" (Lonnie Johnson) – 5:14
  4. "Soul of a Man" (Blind Willie Johnson) – 4:16
  5. "Richland Women Blues" (Mississippi John Hurt) – 4:25
  6. "Grinnin' in Your Face" (Son House) – 3:55
  7. "New Stranger Blues" (Tampa Red) – 3:25
  8. "Falling Down Blues" (Furry Lewis) – 4:53
  9. "How Long Blues" (Leroy Carr) – 4:44
  10. "Please Remember Me" (Walter Davis) – 4:03


  • Ramblin' Jack Elliott – vocals, guitar
  • Greg Leisz – guitar, dobro, mandolin, mandola, Weissenborn
  • Jay Bellerose – drums, percussion
  • Keith Ciancia – piano, keyboards
  • Van Dyke Parks – piano, vibraphone
  • David Piltch – upright bass
  • David Hidalgo – guitar, accordion
  • Production notes:

  • Ryan Freeland – engineer, mixing
  • Gavin Lurssen – mastering
  • Anabel Sinn – design
  • Michael "Mick" Wilson – photography
  • Songs

    1Rising High Water Blues3:55
    2Death Don't Have No Mercy6:08
    3Rambler's Blues5:14


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