JOHN RENBOURN - JOHN RENBOURN

JOHN RENBOURN

JOHN RENBOURN

1LP

English guitarist and songwriter John Renbourn (8 August 1944 – 26 March 2015) was possibly best known for his collaboration with guitarist Bert Jansch as well as his work with the Folk group Pentangle, although he maintained a solo career before, during and after that band's existence (1967–1973). On his 1965 self-titled album you can detect some of the influence on traditional Blues like "John Henry" and "Candy Man".

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl 
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Catalog # : MOVLP1679Format : 1 LP, 180 gramReleasedate : 2016-05-23
Barcode : 8719262001367Sleeve : 3mmOriginal Release : 1965 

Side A

1. Judy
2. Beth's Blues
3. Song
4. Down On The Barge
5. John Henry
6. Plainsong
7. Louisiana Blues
8. Blue Bones

Side B

1. Train Tune
2. Candy Man
3. The Wildest Pig In Captivity
4. National Seven
5. Motherless Children
6. Winter Is Gone
7. Noah And Rabbit

English guitarist and songwriter John Renbourn (8 August 1944 – 26 March 2015) was possibly best known for his collaboration with guitarist Bert Jansch as well as his work with the Folk group Pentangle, although he maintained a solo career before, during and after that band's existence (1967–1973).

While most commonly labelled a folk musician, Renbourn's musical tastes and interests took in early music, Classical music, Jazz, Blues and World music. John Renbourn's famous phrase was that "I started out trying to play like Big Bill Broonzy, and I'm still trying."

On his 1965 self-titled album you can detect some of the influence on traditional Blues like "John Henry" and "Candy Man". But as a player, Renbourn had already very much developed into his own man, imaginative and complete in technique. As debuts go, you'd be hard pressed to find anything much better in the folk cauldron that was London in the mid-'60s. The genesis of a master.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl