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Bert Jansch: Jack Orion

Bert Jansch: Jack Orion (Transatlantic TRA 143)

Jack Orion
Bert Jansch

Transatlantic Records TRA 143 (LP, UK, September 1966)
Vanguard (LP, USA, 1970)

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Recorded early summer 1966 at 5 North Villas, Camden, London;
Produced by Bill Leader

Musicians

Bert Jansch, vocals, guitar, banjo [1];
John Renbourn, second guitar [1, 3, 6, 8]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Waggoner's Lad (Roud 414) (3.32)
  2. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (1.45)
  3. Jack Orion (Roud 145; Child 67) (9.50)
  1. The Gardener (Roud 339; Child 219; G/D 4:840) (1.40)
  2. Nottamun Town (Roud 1044) (4.30)
  3. Henry Martin (Roud 104; Child 250) (3.17)
  4. Blackwaterside (Roud 312; Laws O1; Henry H811) (3.49)
  5. Pretty Polly (Roud 15; Laws P36B) (4.07)

All tracks trad. except
Track 2 Ewan MacColl

> Folk Music > Records > Bert Jansch Conundrum: Thirteen Down

Bert Jansch Conundrum: Thirteen Down

Bert Jansch: Thirteen Down (Kicking Mule KMCD3909)

Thirteen Down
Bert Jansch Conundrum

Kicking Mule KM390 (LP, UK, July 1980)
Kicking Mule KMCD3909 (CD, UK, July 1980)

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Recorded by Nic Kinsey at Livingstone Studio, London, England, in 1979;
Remastered by Joe Tarantineo at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley;
Cover and booklet photography by Eddie Babbage

Musicians

Bert Jansch, vocals, guitar;
Martin Jenkins, vocals, violin, flute, mandocello;
Nigel Portman-Smith, electric bass, Fender-Rhodes piano, accordion;
Luce Landridge, drums, percussion
Jacqui McShee, vocal [5]

Tracks

  1. Una Linea di Dolcezza (3.36)
  2. Let Me Sing (3.00)
  3. Down River (3.14)
  4. Nightfall (2.54)
  5. If I Had a Lover (2.10)
  6. Time and Love (3.05)
  7. In My Mind (2.20)
  8. Sovay (Roud 7; Laws N21; Henry H35) (3.40)
  9. Where Did My Life Go? (2.53)
  10. Single Rose (2.47)
  11. Ask Your Daddy (2.55)
  12. Sweet Mother Earth (3.47)
  13. Bridge (2.32)

All tracks written by Bert Jansch except
Track 4 Martin Jenkins;
Track 8 trad. arr. Bert Jansch, Martin Jenkins, Nigel Portman-Smith;
Track 12 Milton Nasciemento, arr. Bert Jansch;
Track 13 Bert Jansch, Martin Jenkins

> Folk Music > Records > Bert Jansch: The Ornament Tree

Bert Jansch: The Ornament Tree

Bert Jansch: The Ornament Tree (Run River D2-71365)

The Ornament Tree
Bert Jansch (1943-2011)

Run River Records D2-71365 (CD, USA, November 1990)

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Produced and recorded by Michael Klein at Heartbeat Sound, London;
Recording assistant: Dave Turner;
Designed by Paul Ansell, Devon;
Photography by Alan Tipping, Devon

Musicians

Bert Jansch, guitar [1-12], vocals [1-3, 5-7, 9-12];
Maggie Boyle, flute [5], whistles [2, 8-9], bodhrán [2, 4];
Steve Tilston, mandolin [2-3], arpeggione [7];
Peter Kirtley, guitar [2-4, 7-8, 12];
Michael Klein, snare drum [2], tambourine [10], percussion [4, 7, 11], harmony vocals [7];
Richard Curran, fiddle [3, 5, 7];
Dave Turner, bass guitar [3];
Paul Boyle, fiddle [4, 8];
Nigel Portman-Smith, fretless bass [5, 11], accordion [10]

Tracks

  1. The Ornament Tree (Bonny Portmore) (Roud 3475; Henry H775) (3.51)
  2. The Banks O’ Sicily (3.35)
  3. The Rambling Boys of Pleasure (Roud 386) (4.41)
  4. The Rocky Road to Dublin (Roud 3012; Henry H44) (2.59)
  5. Three Dreamers (3.47)
  6. The Mountain Streams (Roud 2124; Henry H32) (3.50)
  7. The Blackbird of Mullamore (4.48)
  8. Ladyfair (2.16)
  9. The Road tae Dundee (Roud 2300; G/D 5:971) (4.09)
  10. Tramps and Hawkers (Roud 1874; G/D 3:487) (3.17)
  11. The January Man (3.43)
  12. Dobbin's Flowery Vale (Roud 999; Laws O29; Henry H85) (3.34)

Tracks 1, 3-4, 6-10, 12 trad. arr. Bert Jansch;
Track 2 Hamish Henderson;
Track 5 tune trad., words Bert Jansch;
Track 11 Dave Goulder

> Folk Music > Records > Various Artists: Acoustic Routes

Acoustic Routes

Bert Jansch et al: Acoustic Routes (Code 90 Ninety 7)

Acoustic Routes
Bert Jansch et al

Code 90 Records Ninety 7 (CD, UK, 1993)
Leman Productions LEMANCD1 (2 CD, UK, April 2, 2010)

Bert Jansch et al: Acoustic Routes (Leman LEMANCD1)
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Soundtrack from the film Acoustic Routes featuring original recordings by Bert Jansch, Jacqui McShee, Brownie McGhee, Albert Lee, Ralph McTell, Anne Briggs, Wizz Jones, Al Stewart, Duck Baker, Billy Connolly, Peter Kirtley, Martin Carthy, and Davey Graham

Made in association with The Scottish Film Production Fund and BBC Scotland;
This album is released by arrangement with Leman Productions Ltd and BBC Scotland.

Soundtrack produced by Bert Jansch;
Remixed and compiled by Jay Burnett at Node Recording;
Photographs by Jan Leman and John Archer;
Code 90 is a division of Demon Records

Musicians

Tracks

CD 1CD 2
  1. Bert Jansch & Jacqui McShee: Chasing Love (2.29)
  2. Bert Jansch: Running From Home (1.57)
  3. Brownie McGhee & Bert Jansch: Don't Pity Me (3.17)
  4. Bert Jansch: Needle of Death (3.03)
  5. Anne Briggs & Bert Jansch: Go Your Way My Love (3.23)
  6. Davey Graham: 40 Ton Parachute (2.23)
  7. Davey Graham: Sitar Ram (2.40)
  8. Wizz Jones: The First Girl I Loved (4.41)
  9. Wizz Jones: Happiness Was Free (3.20)
  10. Martin Carthy & Bert Jansch: The Elfin Knight, or Scarborough Fair (3.51)
  11. Duck Baker: The Blood of the Lamb (5.43)
  12. Bert Jansch & Al Stewart: Blues Run the Game (2.53)
  13. Bert Jansch & Peter Kirtley: Let Me Sing (3.20)
  14. Ralph McTell: That'll Do Babe (2.45)
  15. Bert Jansch: High Emotion (2.54)
  16. Bert Jansch & Albert Lee: Heartbreak Hotel (1.38)
  17. Bert Jansch & Albert Lee: If I Were a Carpenter (3.02)
  18. Brownie McGhee & Bert Jansch: Parcel Post Blues (3.27)
  19. Brownie McGhee & Bert Jansch: Walk On … (3.02)
  20. Billy Connolly & Bert Jansch: Country Blues (2.58)

Tracks 1, 2, 4, 13, 15 Bert Jansch;
Tracks 3, 18 Brownie McGhee;
Track 5 Anne Briggs, Bert Jansch;
Track 6 Davey Graham;
Track 7 trad. arr. Davey Graham;
Track 8 Robin Williamson;
Track 9 Wizz Jones;
Track 10 trad. arr. Martin Carthy;
Track 11 Duck Baker;
Track 12 Jackson C Frank;
Track 14 Ralph McTell;
Track 16 Mae Axton, Tommy Durden, Elvis Presley;
Track 17 Tim Hardin;
Track 19 trad. arr. Brownie McGhee, Sonny Terry;
Track 20 Doc Boggs

  1. Bert Jansch & Peter Kirtley: The Parting (3.37)
  2. Bert Jansch: Strolling Down the Highway (3.06)
  3. Davey Graham & Duck Baker: Jones (2.14)
  4. Anne Briggs & Bert Jansch: Blackwaterside (Roud 312; Laws O1; Henry H811) (4.28)
  5. Bert Jansch: Tell Me What Is True Love? (2.38)
  6. Ralph McTell: First Song (2.32)
  7. Bert Jansch and John Renbourn: First Light (4.29)
  8. Brownie McGhee: Memories of My Trip (1.33)
  9. Brownie McGhee (piano): I Got Fooled (1.33)
  10. Brownie McGhee and Bert Jansch: CC Rider (6.12)
  11. Brownie McGhee: The Death of Blind Boy Fuller (3.01)
  12. Brownie McGhee and Bert Jansch: Come On If You're Going (4.03)
  13. Brownie McGhee and Bert Jansch: Key to the Highway (3.41)
  14. Bert Jansch (instrumental): First Time I Ever Saw Your Face (1.12)
  15. Bert Jansch: Been on the Road So Long (2.34)
  16. Bert Jansch and John Renbourn: Paper Houses (4.14)

Track 4 trad.;
Track 14 Ewan MacColl;
Track 15 Alex Campbell;

The Elfin Knight was also included in 2001 on Martin Carthy's 4 CD anthology The Carthy Chronicles.

> Folk Music > Records > Bert Jansch: From the Outside

Bert Jansch: From the Outside

Bert Jansch:  From the Outside (Hypertension HYCD 200 128)

From the Outside
Bert Jansch (1943-2011)

Hypertension Records HYCD 200 128 (CD, Germany, 1993)

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[2-5, 7-10] recorded at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, by Felmming Rosmussen;
[1, 6, 11, 14] recorded at Hern Place Studios, Sunningdale, by John Acock;
[12-13] recorded in London by Bert Jansch;
All tracks remixed at Boundary Row Studios, London, by Jay Burnett;
Cover artwork by Kieran Jansch

Musicians

Bert Jansch, guitar, vocals

Tracks

  1. Sweet Rose in the Garden (3.00)
  2. Blackbird in the Morning (3.36)
  3. Read All About It (One By One) (3.00)
  4. Change the Song (3.12)
  5. Shout (3.14)
  6. From the Outside (1.40)
  7. If You're Thinking 'bout Me Babe (2.38)
  8. Silver Raindrops (2.38)
  9. Why Me? (2.50)
  10. Get Out of My Life (2.31)
  11. Time Is an Old Friend (2.49)
  12. River Running (3.12)
  13. High Emotion (3.26)
  14. From the Inside (1.43)

All track written by Bert Jansch

> Folk Music > Records > Bert Jansch: When the Circus Comes to Town

Bert Jansch: When the Circus Comes to Town

Bert Jansch: When the Circus Comes to Town (Cooking Vinyl COOK CD 092)

When the Circus Comes to Town
Bert Jansch (1943-2011)

Cooking Vinyl COOK CD 092 (CD, UK, August 28, 1995)

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Produced by Bert Jansch and Jay Burnett;
Engineered by Jay Burnett;
Recorded at Bert Jansch's home and at Boundary Row Studios, London

Musicians

Bert Jansch, guitar, vocal;
Colin Gibson, bass;
Liam Genockey, drums;
Mike Piggott, violin;
Mark Ramsden, soprano saxophone;
Bobby Barton, slide guitar;
Tony Hinnigan, strings;
Maggie Boyle, Janie Romer, Christine Collister, backing vocals

Tracks

  1. Walk Quietly By (2.53)
  2. Open Road (3.46)
  3. Back Home (3.51)
  4. No-One Around (2.54)
  5. Step Back (3.54)
  6. When The Circus Comes to Town (2.27)
  7. Summer Heat (3.53)
  8. Just a Dream (3.44)
  9. The Lady Doctor from Ashington (1.59)
  10. Stealing the Night Away (3.27)
  11. Honey Don’t You Understand (3.52)
  12. Born with the Blues (2.47)
  13. Morning Brings Peace of Mind (3.16)
  14. Living in the Shadows (4.00)

All tracks written by Bert Jansch except
Track 4 Janie Romer

> Folk Music > Records > Bert Jansch: Edge of a Dream

Bert Jansch: Edge of a Dream

Bert Jansch: Edge of a Dream (Sactuary SANCD136)

Edge of a Dream
Bert Jansch (1943-2011)

Sanctuary Records SANCD136 (CD, UK, October 7, 2002)

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Produced, engineered and mixed by Bert Jansch;
Mastered by Bunt Stafford-Clark at The Town House;
Photography and front cover concept by Adam Jansch

Musicians

Bert Jansch, vocals [1, 3-6, 8, 11], acoustic guitar [1-11], electric guitar [3], bass guitar [3, 6];
Bernard Butler, electric guitar [1, 5, 6], keyboards [6];
Adam Jansch, bass guitar [1, 2, 9], keyboards [9];
Makoto Sakamoto, drums [1, 3, 5, 8], percussion [5];
Colm O'Ciosoig, drums [2];
Hope Sandoval, vocals [2];
Dave Swarbrick, violin [4, 7];
Johnny “Guitar” Hodge, Spanish guitar [6];
Loren Jansch, vocals [9];
Paul Wassif, slide guitar [10];
Ralph McTell, harmonica [11]

Tracks

  1. On the Edge of a Dream (3.36)
  2. All This Remains (3.36)
  3. What Is on Your Mind (3.36)
  4. Sweet Death (3.36)
  5. I Cannot Keep from Crying (3.36)
  6. La Luna (3.36)
  7. Gypsy Dave (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (3.36)
  8. Walking This Road (3.36)
  9. The Quiet Joys of Brotherhood (3.36)
  10. Black Cat Blues (3.36)
  11. Bright Sunny Morning (3.36)

All tracks Bert Jansch except
Track 2 Bert Jansch, Hope Sandoval;
Track 5 trad. arr. Bert Jansch;
Track 6 Johnny “Guitar” Hodge;
Track 9 words Richard Fariña, music trad. arr. Bert Jansch

> Folk Music > Records > Various: People on the Highway

People on the Highway

People on the Highway (Market Square MSMCD106)

People on the Highway
A Bert Jansch Encomium
Various Artists

Market Square MSMCD106 (2 CD, UK, 2000)

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Tracks

CD 1

  1. Chris Smither: Strolling Down the Highway (3.22)
  2. Rab Noakes: Dreams of Love (2.35)
  3. Ralph MeTell: Running from Home (2.58)
  4. Rod Clements: Rambling's Going to Be the Death of Me (3.38)
  5. Donovan: Do You Hear Me Now? (2.23)
  6. Roy Harper: Needle of Death (3.35)
  7. Steve Ashley: It Don't Bother Me (3.38)
  8. Al Stewart: Soho (4.01)
  9. Kelly Joe Phelps: Blackwater Side (Roud 312; Laws O1; Henry H811) (5.18)
  10. Steve Benbow: Love Is Teasing (Roud 1049) (2.33)
  11. Johnny Marr's Healers: A Woman Like You (5.10)
  12. Duffy Power: I Am Lonely (3.01)
  13. John Challis: 1965 (4.41)

CD 2

  1. Maggie Boyle: Bird Song (3.37)
  2. The Legends of Tomorrow featuring Colin Reid and Martin Hayes: People on the Highway (4.56)
  3. Bernard Butler: When I Get Home (5.09)
  4. Brooks Williams: Tell Me What Is True Love? (3.08)
  5. Steve Tilston: Moonshine (4.14)
  6. Wizz Jones: Fresh As a Sweet Sunday Morning (4.35)
  7. Bird Dog: In My Mind (3.38)
  8. Martin Jenkins: Sweet Mother Earth (2.48)
  9. Eleanor McEvoy: Where Did My Life Go? (2.56)
  10. Polly Bolton: Blackwater Side (Roud 312; Laws O1; Henry H811) (5.06)
  11. James Devlin & Helen McGurk: Is It Real? (3.20)
  12. Johnny 'Guitar' Hodge: Step Back (5.06)
  13. Adam Jansch: Morning Brings Peace of Mind (4.47)

All tracks Bert Jansch except
Tracks 9, 10, 23 trad. arr. Bert Jansch
Track 13 John Challis
Track 15 Cox, Jansch, McShee, Renbourn, Thompson
Track 16 Jansch, Renbourn, McShee, Thompson, Cox
Track 21 Milton Nasciemento arr. Jansch

Tracks 1-6 are originally from Bert Jansch (1965)
Track 7 is originally from It Don't Bother Me (1965)
Track 8 is originally from Bert and John (1966)
Track 9 is originally from Jack Orion (1966)
Track 10 is originally from Nicolo (1967)
Tracks 11-12 are originally from Birthday Blues (1969)
Track 13 is previously unreleased
Tracks 14, 17 are originally from Rosemary Lane (1971)
Track 15 is originally from Solomon's Seal (1972)
Track 16 is originally from Reflection (1971)
Track 18 is originally from Moonshine (1973)
Track 19 is originally from LA Turnaround (1974)
Tracks 20-22 are originally from Thirteen Down (1980)
Tracks 23-24 are originally from Heartbreak (1982)
Tracks 25-26 are originally from When the Circus Comes to Town (1995)

> Folk Music > Records > Bert Jansch: The Black Swan

Bert Jansch: The Black Swan

Bert Jansch: The Black Swan (Sactuary SANCD430)

The Black Swan
Bert Jansch (1943-2011)

Sanctuary Records SANCD430 (CD, UK, 2006)

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Recorded by Bert Jansch and Noah Georgeson;
Additional engineering by Beau Fletcher;
Produced by Noah Georgeson and Bert Jansch;
Mixed by Noah Georgeson;
Mastered by Bunt Stafford-Clark at The Town House;
Front cover artwork by Adam Jansch

Musicians

Bert Jansch, vocals [1-2, 5-10, 12], guitar [1-10, 12], banjo [11], keyboards [10];
Helena Espvall, cello [1];
Noah Georgeson, percussion [1], bass [9-10];
Adam Jansch, keyboards [1, 9];
Beth Orton, vocals [3-4, 6], guitar [6];
David Roback, slide guitar [3],
Otto Hauser, drums [3, 5-6, 9], percussion [4, 7];
Devendra Banhart, vocals [4];
Kevin Barker, percussion [4], lwad guitar [6];
Paul Wassif, guitar [5], slide guitar [7], banjo [11];
Richard Good, slide guitar [9],
Pete Newsom, drums [10];
Maggie Boyle, flute [11]

Tracks

  1. The Black Swan (6.25)
  2. High Days (3.47)
  3. When the Sun Comes Up (3.54)
  4. Katie Cruel (3.00)
  5. My Pockets Empty (3.50)
  6. Watch the Stars (Roud 18281) (2.55)
  7. A Woman Like You (4.13)
  8. The Old Triangle (Roud 18281) (4.07)
  9. Bring Your Religion (3.06)
  10. Texas Cowboy Blues (3.07)
  11. Magdalina's Dance (3.19)
  12. Hey Pretty Girl (3.03)

Tracks 1-3, 7, 9-10, 12 Bert Jansch;
Tracks 4-6, 8 trad. arr. Bert Jansch;
Track 11 Bert Jansch, Paul Wassif