When pioneering singer-songwriters discovered the acoustic guitar in the early ‘60s, they revolutionised popular music. Graham Hazelwood talked to the original folk guitar legend Bert Jansch in 2006 about Beth Orton, Bernard Butler and Johnny Marr, as we revisit this classic interview.
John Renbourn, born August 8 1944, died aged 70 at his home in Hawick, Scotland, on March 26 2015. We celebrate the life of the godfather of English acoustic guitar.
The 20th anniversary release of Acoustic Routes is a celebration of Bert Jansch, one of the most notable acoustic guitar players the world has seen. The original Acoustic Routes film has been re-mastered and rereleased on DVD, with Billy Connolly at the helm. We talk to producer Jan Leman, and some of the stellar cast of folk musicians who made this film, documenting the life of Bert Jansch.
In celebration of the legendary guitarist Bert Jansch, the 20th anniversary release of BAFTA nominated Acoustic Routes will open in cinemas from 1st March 2013.