Bert Jansch is the debut album by Scottish folk musician Bert Jansch. Transatlantic released the album, which went on to sell 150,000 copies. The album was included in Robert Dimery's 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. The record includes Jansch's best-known tune - "Needle of Death", which was inspired by the death of his friend, folk singer Buck Polly.
The Black Swan is the twenty-third and last studio album by Scottish folk singer Bert Jansch. It was released in 2006 through Drag City. Jansch described the album: "It's been fantastic working with everyone who's been involved on the record. They all came to it from a standpoint of being fans of my music, so while there are lots of great musicians making wonderful contributions to the record it still has a very acoustic, intimate feel – and there's still a lot of me on there!".
Career-spanning Bert Jansch collection coming October 18 July, 2018. Just A Simple Soul, the first comprehensive Best Of collection spanning Bert Jansch’s 5-decade-long career, and compiled in collaboration with Bernard Butler, will be released later this year. Presented chronologically over 2 discs, Just A Simple Soul reminds us of Bert’s enduring legacy and his influence across the musical spectrum. As Bernard eloquently puts it: "Bert lived and breathed the sound of the guitar and its endless possibilities for communication, storytelling, conversation, emotional dialogue
Recorded with a portable tape player on a borrowed guitar in the kitchen of his London flat, the impact of Bert Jansch's debut has been somewhat blunted by time, but it was a vastly influential work. His masterful acoustic picking, which blended elements of traditional British folk, blues, and jazz, inspired not just other folk players, but rockers who frequently used acoustic guitars.
Bert Jansch is the debut album by Scottish folk musician Bert Jansch. Track listing. All songs written by Bert Jansch unless otherwise noted.
From the sumptuous Living in the Shadows box sets from the beginning of the year, through the long-awaited Bert Transcribed - the Bert Jansch songbook, instigated by The Bert Jansch Foundation and published via Musicroom; a thrilling Bert Inspired live show in Edinburgh featuring the combined talents of Jacqui McShee, Bernard Butler, Ben Watt, Steve Tilston, Alasdair Roberts, Karine Polwart and Archie Fisher.
This isn’t to say that Jansch was throwing commercial success to the wind, or was unaware of his audience, more that this album feels like a uniquely personal reflection of him. (The subject of British birds is one that Jansch held close to his heart. Indeed, just preceding this album was his 1978 split 7 single with Shirley Collins - with proceeds in aid of the RSPB
|A1||Strolling Down The Highway||2:53|
|A3||Oh How Your Love Is Strong||3:25|
|A4||I Have No Time||2:55|
|A6||Rambling's Going To Be The Death Of Me||3:05|
|A8||Needle Of Death||3:06|
|B1||Do You Hear Me Now?||1:55|
|B3||Running, Running From Home||2:12|
|B6||Dreams Of Love||1:35|
- Guitar, Vocals – Bert Jansch
- Liner Notes – Jerry Gilbert
- Photography By [Cover] – Brian Shuel
- Recorded By – Bill Leader
- Written-By – B. Jansch* (tracks: A1 to A8, B1 to B6), D. Graham* (tracks: B7)
NotesDistribué par Polydor
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