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Bert Jansch


Bert Jansch (2000)

Interview by Colin Harper, Rock's Backpages Audio, June 2000

The folk guitar wizard talks about being the subject of biography and documentary; the revival of interest in '60s folk; his most recent recordings and his upcoming planes.

File format: mp3; file size: 21.6mb, interview length: 23' 36" sound quality: ** (phoner)


Bert Jansch: Moonshine (Reprise)

Review by Andrew Means, Melody Maker, February 1973

BERT JANSCH'S music has matured into predictable shapes. The combination of traditional and self-composed songs which makes up the major proportion of his repertoire, the ...

'Bert Jansch? Not Still Going, Is He?'

Interview by Fred Dellar, New Musical Express, October 1975

Certainly he is, still alive and well and producing records; rumours of his retirement have been exaggerated. ...

Bert Jansch: Album reissues

Review by David Cavanagh, MOJO, January 1994

BENEATH THE STAGGERED, quadruple-decker title of It Don’t Bother Me, midway down an album cover that suggests Blue Note going folk, sits Bert Jansch in ...

Bert Jansch Conundrum: Thirteen Down (Fantasy/Kicking Mule)

Sleevenotes by Bill Wasserzieher, Fantasy/Kicking Mule Records, 1998

MUSIC COMMENTATOR Colin Harper once wrote that Bert Jansch, on a scale of one to 10 in terms of popular notoriety, probably would come in ...

Anne Briggs: In Search of the Wild Rover

Retrospective and Interview by Colin Harper, MOJO, March 1998

Richard Thompson wrote a song about her. Jimmy Page unplugged on her account. Singers from June Tabor to Kate Rusby revere her as the queen ...

The Dazzling Bert Jansch

Report and Interview by Colin Harper, Independent, The, June 2000

"MY INTEREST IN ALBUMS usually wanes around this point," says Bert Jansch, 57 this year and, for all the outward appearance of a man who ...

Bert Jansch and Davey Graham

Retrospective and Interview by Colin Harper, MOJO, July 2000

NOTE: This piece was adapted and expanded, with additional material, from Dazzling Stranger: Bert Jansch And The British Folk & Blues Revival (Bloomsbury). It is ...

Bert and my Book

Comment by Colin Harper, Irish Times, The, September 2000

CURRENTLY HOT on the heels of Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix and Johnny Cash as an individualist icon of 20th Century music – name-dropped as an ...

Bert Jansch Takes The High Road

Comment by Michael Goldberg, Neumu, May 2002

Discovering the idiosyncratic yet influential Scottish folk singer. ...

Bert Jansch: Invisible Jukebox

Interview by Mike Barnes, Wire, February 2007

Complete draft of the feature originally published in The Wire 276, Feb 2007 ...

Bert Jansch: On The Road So Long

Obituary by Colin Irwin, MOJO, December 2011

A virtuoso guitarist who knew no boundaries and inspired Jimmy Page and Neil Young, Bert Jansch died on October 5. Colin Irwin says farewell ...

see also Pentangle

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