Ramblin’ Jack—not to be confused with Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, above—ran away from home to join the rodeo. David Briggs

“A tall tale doesn’t mean that the tale is a lie. It just means that it’s tall.” — Ramblin’ Jack 

Most people agree that Ramblin’ Jack, who was a student of Woody Guthrie, a self-appointed adoptive father of Bob Dylan, and has drawn the admiration of neon names like Paul McCartney . . .