[News] R.I.P. Bert Jansch
Earlier this morning, famed Scottish folk singer Bert Jansch passed away after a long and arduous fight with lung cancer. As BBC reports, he passed early in the morning at the age of 67.
Born in Glasgow, Scotland, the musician released his self-titled debut in 1965 and went on to release over 20 more albums over the course of 40 years. In 1967, Jansch went on to co-found the band Pentangle, and went on to record with them until 1973.
After leaving Pentangle, Jansch continued to release solo albums and has influenced many musicians over the years, including Johnny Marr and Graham Coxon. His last album, The Black Swan, was released in 2006 and led to him supporting Neil Young on tour.