Bert Jansch

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Michael Chapman was the deepest, most joyful musical lifer I’ve ever met | MC Taylor
From shaping English folk and Bowie’s Spiders from Mars to playing at King Curtis’s funeral, he inspired me and so many others with his joy and soul

MC Taylor, Hiss Golden Messenger

14, Sep, 2021 @9:32 AM

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Fran Healy's lockdown listening: 'Travis are the opposite of Travis Scott'
The Travis frontman on the power of Public Enemy and falling in love with REM

Interview by Dave Simpson

19, Jun, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: great solo performances
Among the artists going it alone this week are Bruce Springsteen, Suzanne Vega, Bert Jansch and percussionist Kuniko Kato


31, May, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs about road trips
A reader takes a trip through your suggestions, with Tom Waits, Joni Mitchell, Paul McCartney and the McGarrigle sisters making the list

Sheila Deane

12, Apr, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Steve Gunn on his favourite guitarists: from Bert Jansch to Johnny Marr
While on tour in Europe the psych-folk man runs down his favourite all-time players, ranging from a hardcore archetype to British folk mainstays

Interview by Martin Horsfield

02, Jun, 2016 @12:00 PM

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Bert Inspired: a Concert for Bert Jansch review – fond renditions and a lot of guitar tuning
Graham Coxon, Bernard Butler and Robert Plant join a diverse, stellar lineup and pay handsome tribute to the guitar hero

Malcolm Jack

01, Feb, 2016 @2:19 PM

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Graham Coxon: Bert Jansch's music is a great gift for everyone
Ahead of two tribute concerts this weekend, Blur’s guitarist remembers the nerve-racking experience of meeting one of Britain’s greatest musicians

Graham Coxon

29, Jan, 2016 @10:00 AM

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Top 10 picks of Celtic Connections 2016
From James Robertson to Baaba Maal, John Grant to Lau, here are 10 must-see concerts at Glasgow’s festival of roots music

Kate Molleson

14, Jan, 2016 @1:07 PM

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Bert Jansch: Live at the 12 Bar review – excellent 1995 set from folk guitar hero
Former Pentangle guitarist and folk hero Bert Jansch was in a career lull in 1995, but still on fine musical form

Robin Denselow

06, Aug, 2015 @6:00 PM

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Maggie Boyle obituary
Folk musician who was a member of the trio Grace Notes and worked with artists such as John Renbourn and Bert Jansch

Derek Schofield

10, Nov, 2014 @8:36 PM

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Neil Young: A Letter Home review – a gloriously gloomy album of lo-fi covers

Alexis Petridis: In a career full of wilfully perverse moves, this ought to take the cake – but in fact, Neil Young's deliberately crackly, muffled covers album turns out to be a very powerful thing

Alexis Petridis

22, May, 2014 @1:59 PM

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A Celebration of Bert Jansch – review
London's Festival Hall dresses down as a humble folk club to honour the enduring legacy of Pentangle's founder, writes Kitty Empire

Kitty Empire

08, Dec, 2013 @12:07 AM

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