Jerry Yester Early Recordings

Les Baxter's Balladeers

Les Baxter's Balladeers

The Inn Group / The New Christy Minstrels

Presenting: The New Christy Minstrels

The Easy Riders

The Easy Riders

The Modern Folk Quartet, The MFQ
The Lovin' Spoonful
Jerry Yester Solo +
Produced, Arranged, Guitar,Keybord & Harmony


Les Baxter's Balladeers,
(Reprise R9-6064 )

Side 1
  1. Ashville Junction
  2. Dunya
  3. The Green Mountain Boys
  4. Que Bonita Bandera
  5. My Fisherman,My Laddie O
  6. Darlin' Corey
Side 2
  1. Let My Little Light Shine
  2. Gotta Travel On
  3. Sinner Man
  4. Joy Joy Joy
  5. Brandy
  6. Sail Away Ladies
Les Baxter's Balladeers
Joyce James, Terrea Lea, Phil Campos, Ernie Sheldon, Paul Potash,Jerry Yester, Michael Kollander and Paul Hansen

The supporting instrumentalists are
Allan Reuss: Guitar, Mike Storm: 12-string guitar, Jerry Yester: banjo, Tony Reyes: bass and Chico Guerrero:drums


The New Christy Minstrels
Presenting: The New Christy Minstrels
(Columbia CL1872)

Produced by Jim Harbert

Side 1
  1. This Land is Your Land
  2. Deep Blue Sea
  3. Don't Cry, Suzanne
  4. The Cotton Pickers' Song
  5. That Big Rock Candy Mountain
  6. Oh! Shenando
  7. Whistle
Side 2
  1. Railroad Bill
  2. Californio
  3. I Know Where I'm Goin'
  4. Springfield Fair
  5. In The Pines
  6. Wellinbrook Well
  7. Nine Hundred Miles

The Original New Christy Minstrels:
The debut album had been recorded by this line-up
The Inn Group: Jerry Yester, John Forsha, Carol Dougan
The Randy Sparks Three: Randy Sparks, Nick Woods, Jackie Miller,Billy Cudmore
Art & Paul: Art Podell
Dolan Ellis


The Easy Riders,
(Epic BN 26033)

Produced by Don Law and Frank Jones

Side 1
  1. Billy Goat Hill
  2. Man About Town
  3. Ta Pedia Tou Pirea (Never on Sunday)
  4. Greenfields
  5. Toro
  6. Run, Come, See Jerusalem
Side 2
  1. Marianne
  2. Pajarillo Barranqueno
  3. Dead Eye Sam
  4. Adieu Cherie
  5. Devil cat
  6. Wabash Cannon Ball
The Easy Riders: Frank Miller, Jerry Yester and Doug Myres


Sheldon & James,
Sing of Laughter, Beauty And Compassion
(Mercury SR60781)

Produced by Frank Fried
All Arrangements by Ernie Sheldon and Joyce James
Accompanists include Ira westley on bass, George Smith on tenor Banjo and mandolin and Jerry Yester on 12-string guitar - and 5-string banjo.

Side 1
  1. The Day After Tomorrow (The Maybe Song)
  2. Dunia
  3. Phyllis
  4. The Raven (The French Partisan Song)
  5. Lo Issa Goy
  6. Round And Rounder
  7. Que Bonita Bandera (What a Beautiful Flag)
Side 2
  1. Cleopatra
  2. When You Smoke Tobacco
  3. Sowing On The Mountain
  4. Mighty Joe Magarac
  5. It's hard To Be Two
  6. Turn Around
  7. Quilting Bee

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