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The Many Talents Of The Pentangle

Profile and Interview by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, May 1968

ANSWER THE following questions to win five points: Which group is playing at the Cambridge Jazz Festival one weekend in July, and at the Cambridge ...

Pentangle: Royal Festival Hall, London

Live Review by uncredited writer, New Musical Express, July 1968

Pentangle's big debut ...

Crossing The Border: The Pentangle Interview

Interview by Rick McGrath, Georgia Straight, The, May 1970

PENTANGLE? SURE. I knew Bert Jansch from my folkie days, and I knew he had an influence on Donovan... Given their dedication to "pure" celtic ...

The Isle of Wight Festival: Five Days That Rocked Britain

Report by Chris Welch, Michael Watts, Richard Williams, Mark Plummer, Melody Maker, September 1970

MM's Richard Williams, Chris Welch, Michael Watts and Mark Plummer present a five-page report on an amazing weekend of music and other scenes... ...

Pentangle/John Renbourn

Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 1971

DECEMBER, ASIDE from its obvious festive revelries, has also been notable for the temporary withdrawal of the Pentangle. In the meekest possible way they have ...

The Five Sides of Pentangle

Interview by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, October 1971

PENTANGLE'S RISE in popularity has been unobtrusive but definite. They play a unique and compelling blend of styles spanning the world of jazz, blues, country, ...

Pentangle: Reflection

Review by Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, December 1971

THE APPEARANCE on the display wall of my favorite local record merchant of Pentangle's fifth album, Reflections, triggered a lightning search of my wallet, pockets, ...

Pentangle: The End

Report and Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, January 1973

1973’s NEW BROOM struck its first death blow last week when the on-off rumors of Pentangle’s long-pending split seemed finally to be confirmed. ...

British Folk Rock: Robin Hood Rides A Chopper

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, January 1973

Plainsong: In Search of Amelia Earhart (Elektra)Richard Thompson: Henry, the Human Fly (Warner Bros.)Steeleye Span: Below the Salt (Chrysalis)Incredible String Band: Earthspan (Reprise)Pentangle: Solomon's Seal ...

Where Are They Now? Pentangle

Interview by Martin Aston, Q, May 1991

EVEN BEFORE Fairport Convention had set their wheels in motion, Pentangle were attempting to contemporise and explore British folk music. ...

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 ...

Pentangle: Britain's Grateful Dead

Profile and Interview by Nick Coleman, Guardian, The, March 2007

Folk pioneers Pentangle recently played together for the first time in 30 years. This is the perfect time for them to reform for good, says ...

see also Bert Jansch

see also John Renbourn

see also Danny Thompson

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