Eric Von Schmidt

Real Name:
Eric Von Schmidt
Profile:
Singer-Songwriter, Guitarist, Painter & Illustrator. He was associated with the folk boom of the late 1950s and early 1960s and a key part of the Cambridge folk music scene. As a singer and guitarist, he was considered to be the leading Cambridge specialist in country blues at the time. He won a Grammy Award for his work on the compilation album "Anthology of American Folk Music, Vol. 1-3" in 1997.

Born 28 May 1931 Westport, CT USA
Died 2 February 2007 Westport, CT USA

Son of illustrator Harold Von Schmidt. Recorded collaborations with Rolf Cahn, Richard Farina and as Eric Von Schmidt And The Cruel Family. Father of Caitlin Von Schmidt.
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Albums

FA 2417 Eric Von Schmidt - Rolf Cahn & Eric Von Schmidt album art Rolf Cahn & Eric Von Schmidt Rolf Cahn & Eric Von Schmidt - Rolf Cahn & Eric Von Schmidt Folkways Records FA 2417 US 1961 Sell This Version
F-LEUT/7 Eric Von Schmidt - Dick Fariña & Eric Von Schmidt album art Dick Fariña* & Eric Von Schmidt Dick Fariña* & Eric Von Schmidt - Dick Fariña & Eric Von Schmidt (Album) Folklore Records F-LEUT/7 UK 1963 Sell This Version
POS 1033 Eric Von Schmidt - Come For To Sing album art Eric Von Schmidt, Carolyn Hester, Jackie Washington, Jack Elliott*, Rolf Cahn Eric Von Schmidt, Carolyn Hester, Jackie Washington, Jack Elliott*, Rolf Cahn - Come For To Sing(LP, Album) Pathways Of Sound POS 1033 US 1963 Sell This Version
FL 14005 Eric Von Schmidt - The Folk Blues Of Eric Von Schmidt album art Eric Von Schmidt The Folk Blues Of Eric Von Schmidt (Album) Prestige Folklore FL 14005 US 1964 Sell This Version
PR 7384, 7384 Eric Von Schmidt - Eric Sings Von Schmidt album art Eric Von Schmidt Eric Sings Von Schmidt (Album) Prestige, Prestige PR 7384, 7384 US 1965 Sell This Version
SRS 67124 Eric Von Schmidt - Who Knocked The Brains Out Of The Sky? album art Eric Von Schmidt Who Knocked The Brains Out Of The Sky? (Album) Smash Records (4) SRS 67124 US 1969 Sell This Version
11105 Eric Von Schmidt - 2nd Right 3rd Row album art Eric Von Schmidt 2nd Right 3rd Row (Album) Poppy 11105 US 1972 Sell This Version
GPCD2013 Eric Von Schmidt - Baby, Let Me Lay It On You album art Eric Von Schmidt Baby, Let Me Lay It On You(CD, Album) Gazell (2) GPCD2013 USA & Canada 1995 Sell This Version
TOM-2053 Eric Von Schmidt - Living On The Trail album art Eric Von Schmidt Living On The Trail(CD, Album) Tomato TOM-2053 US 2002 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

S-2238 Eric Von Schmidt - Catch It album art Eric Von Schmidt Catch It(7", Single, Promo) Smash Records (4) S-2238 US 1969 Sell This Version
90118 Eric Von Schmidt - Believer album art Eric Von Schmidt Believer Poppy 90118 US 1972 Sell This Version
none Eric Von Schmidt - Living on the Trail album art Eric Von Schmidt Living on the Trail(Acetate, 12", S/Sided) Poppy none US 1973 Sell This Version