Scottish singer/guitarist Bert Jansch is one of the most influential guitarists and songwriters from the early 60s London-based folk and acoustic blues scene. His sometimes aggressive, sometimes reflective but always sublime guitar playing, as well as his songwriting and warm Scottish burr of a voice, have influenced several generations of musicians on both sides of the Atlantic. He announced himself to the world with his ground-breaking album Bert Jansch (1965 Transatlantic). However, he was known already in the folk and guitar playing communities of London as a guitarist and songwriter non-pareil.
Born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1943, Jansch (pronounced with a “j” rather than a “y” sound) took up the... Read More
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Folk, British Isles Folk, Contemporary British Isles