The Late Great Bert Jansch

by elmergantry

A couple of tracks from the great Bert Jansch, who died in October last year.

First up us his extraordinary version of ‘Reynardine’. The arrangement here, I think. is among is very best:

For comparison purposes here is the Matin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick version:

And here is my favourite Bert Jansch performance (along with “Needle of Death’) – his great version of ‘She moved through the Fair’;

Had the privilege of seeing Bert play in concert several times – a very modest man and a great great guitarist…