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Derroll Adams was born in Portland, Oregon on November 27 1925.

Derroll was a noted exponent of the Banjo and although not well known in the mainstream he inspired a host of other artists. Ramblin' Jack Elliott was a close friend over his lifetime and they toured together. Although born in America, Derroll Adams spent much of his time in Europe. He died on February 6 2000.

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  • Less than 1000 listeners :o? he's great!
  • I had the luck to see him in West Berlin in the late seventies.
  • Doesn't get better than this. I'm sad and I'm lonely
  • 256 listeners... a downright travesty
  • What a pro.

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