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Bert Jansch died today, may he rest in peace
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Herbert “Bert” Jansch (3 November 1943 – 5 October 2011) was a Scottish folk musician and founding member of the band Pentangle. He was born in Glasgow and came to prominence in London in the 1960s, as an acoustic guitarist, as well as a singer-songwriter. He recorded at least 25 albums and has toured extensively starting in the 1960s and continuing into the 21st century.

Jansch was a leading figure in the British folk music revival of the 1960s, touring folk clubs and recording several solo albums, as well as collaborating with other musicians such as John Renbourn and Anne Briggs. In 1968, he joined the band Pentangle, touring and recording with them until their break-up in 1972. He then took a few years’ break from music, returning in the late 1970s to work on a series of projects with other musicians. He joined a reformed Pentangle in the early 1980s and remained with them as they evolved through various changes of personnel until 1995. Until his death, Jansch continued to work as a solo artist Text from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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These are the videos collected since the last report:
Badfinger – 16 videos
Kevin Ayers – 16 videos
Anne Briggs – 15 videos
Bert Jansch – 15 videos
The Herd – 6 videos

All added to the British Classics 2 collection

The British Classics 2 collectionThe-British-Classics-2-collection

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Born Glasgow, 3 November 1943, worked in Edinburgh as nurseryman before moving to London where his in innovatory guitar technique quickly helped to establish him as one of most talented artists on folk-club scene.

Meet the man here

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