Tag Archives: Acoustic Routes

Blackwater Side; Bert Jansch and Anne Briggs

I have posted solo recordings of Blackwater Side from Bert Jansch and Anne Briggs before, but here they are together, about 30 years on: Which led me to a video of Bert Jansch’s 60th Birthday concert:    

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Bert Jansch

Regulars here will know my liking for the music of Bert Jansch and his contemporaries.  Bert died after a long illness last Wednesday, but leaves behind a rich legacy of music usually categorised as “folk”, but really beyond categorisation. The 1992 BBC series “Acoustic … Continue reading

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Fred Watson on the Big Bang

The multi-talented Fred Watson paid for his studies by playing folk music alongside the likes of Billy Connolly, and now makes a living looking at stars. Here he is talking about Life, The Universe and Everything: Marcus Chown in Conversation … Continue reading

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