Bert Jansch

Bert Jansch

Bert Jansch is the debut album by Scottish folk musician Bert Jansch. The album was recorded on a reel-to-reel tape recorder at engineer Bill Leader's house and sold to Transatlantic Records for £100. Transatlantic released the album, which went on to sell 150,000 copies. The album was included in Robert Dimery's 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die.

The record includes Jansch's best-known tune - "Needle of Death", which was inspired by the death of his friend, folk singer Buck Polly.

Tracklist

A1 Strolling Down The Highway  
A2 Smokey River  
A3 Oh How Your Love Is Strong  
A4 I Have No Time  
A5 Finches  
A6 Ramblings Going To Be The Death Of Me  
A7 Veronica  
A8 Needle Of Death  
B1 Do You Hear Me Now?  
B2 Alice's Wonderland  
B3 Running From Home  
B4 Courting Blues  
B5 Casbah  
B6 Dreams Of Love  
B7 Angie

 

Bert Jansch

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