Sleeve Notes: Remembering Bert Jansch

Guardian Music readers pay tribute to Bert Jansch, the folk-guitar pioneer who died this week

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Readers pay tribute to Bert Jansch

SharpeyShuffle
"I feel very privileged to have seen him a little less than a year ago. Was only a couple of yards away and I was blown away by what he was doing with his guitar. Everybody was straining to try and get good view of him. And he seemed like a very nice, affable man too."

Chumbles
"He was such a great guitarist - I loved and still love to listen to his playing; he and John Renbourn inspired me to play the guitar. There was something of real clarity in his wonderful playing."

havantaclu
"One of the greats. Neil Young was absolutely correct - he was Hendrix's equal, and for some of us, better."

jimipippin
"Saw him a few months ago at Glastonbury with the full Pentangle crew. Truly awe-inspiring music and a brilliant muse to all guitarists. Bert, you really changed the way I play guitar and you will continue to inspire me for years to come."

zappi23
"I've known this man's music my whole life, and had the pleasure of seeing him live a couple of times, once with Pentangle. I hoped I might again, but... A class act, an innovator, a magician, a mentor, a legend."

More:
Pentangle's Bert Jansch dies, aged 67
Bert Jansch obituary
Bert Jansch: a modest man with an immodest talent

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