A sad day for the music world.
He may not have had a household name, but Bert Jansch was an incredibly influential guitarist who has passed away of lung cancer at 67-years-old.
Bert was an influence on many well-known artists, including Nick Drake and Devandra Banhart. He was even ripped off by Jimmy Page, who used Bert's [...]
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Bert Jansch,, eminent UK folk musician, is dead at 67. He died in a hospice in Hampstead after a long battle with cancer. He was a founding member of Pertangle, an infl... more info
L.A. Times - Entertainment — Influential Scottish guitarist, singer and songwriter Bert Jansch, who has been lauded as a Jimi Hendrix of the acoustic guitar, died of lung cancer Wednesday at a London... more info
L.A. Times - Pop & Hiss — Bert Jansch dies of cancer at 67. British folk guitarist Jansch influenced musicians from Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, Donovan, Paul Simon to contemporary players such as D... more info