John McEuen

John McEuen

Real Name:
John Walter McEuen
John McEuen, born December 19, 1945 in Oakland, California is an American musician and he is known as a multi-instrumentalist, and especially recognized as a pioneer stylist on the 5-string banjo. A founding member and driving force within the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band from 1966 to 1987, he returned in 2001 to present.
Besides his career with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, John McEuen has performed and recorded prolifically as a solo artist and in various group settings, as well as producing music 12 CDs, 14 film scores, three film/televsion shows and videos. He also has a news website under development : and a planetarium film of which he is scriptwriter and executive producer: The Simple Gifts of Christmas.
He is the brother of William E. McEuen.
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John McEuen Discography Tracks


John McEuen John McEuen (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records Canada 1985 Sell This Version
VCD 79462 John McEuen String Wizards(CD, Album) Vanguard VCD 79462 US 1991 Sell This Version
VCD-79468 John McEuen String Wizards II(CD, Album) Vanguard VCD-79468 US 1993 Sell This Version
79484-2 John McEuen Acoustic Traveller(CD, Album) Vanguard 79484-2 US 1996 Sell This Version
none, PLAN 9023, PLANETARY 9023 John McEuen & Jimmy Ibbotson John McEuen & Jimmy Ibbotson - Stories & Songs(CD, Album) Out O' The Blue Radio Revue, Planetary Records, Planetary Records none, PLAN 9023, PLANETARY 9023 US 2000 Sell This Version
AIX 80008 John McEuen And Jimmy Ibbotson ,Featuring Jennifer Warnes John McEuen And Jimmy Ibbotson ,Featuring Jennifer Warnes - Nitty Gritty Surround(DVD-V, 5.1) AIX Records AIX 80008 US 2001 Sell This Version
FEST0092 John McEuen, Jimmy Ibbotson John McEuen, Jimmy Ibbotson - At The Warehouse - Cowboys In The Sky(CD, Album) FestivaLink FEST0092 US 2007 Sell This Version
LP388 John McEuen Roots Music Made In Brooklyn(LP, Album) Chesky Records LP388 US 2016 Sell This Version
Not On Label John McEuen Made in Brooklyn(16xFile, FLAC, Album) Chesky Records Not On Label US 2016

Singles & EPs

John McEuen Fly Trouble / Sleepwalk (Single) Warner Bros. Records US 1985 Sell This Version
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and John McEuen Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and John McEuen - Stand A Little Rain / Miner's Night Out Warner Bros. Records Canada 1986 Sell This Version

Videos (1) Edit