Herbert Jansch (3 November 1943 – 5 October 2011) was a Scottish folk musician and founding member of the band Pentangle. He was born in Glasgow and came to prominence in London in the 1960s as an acoustic guitarist and singer-songwriter. He recorded more than 28 albums and toured extensively from the 1960s to the 21st century. Jansch was a leading figure in the 1960s British folk revival, touring folk clubs and recording several solo albums, as well as collaborating with other musicians such as John Renbourn and Anne Briggs.
Filmed at LSO St Luke’s in East London to celebrate his 60th birthday, this concert features many of the songs that Bert has played throughout his career, including Davy Graham’s Anji, Jackson C Frank’s Blues Run The Game and traditional songs like Blackwaterside, together with more recent songs like Riverbank and Crimson Moon. Full tracklist: 01 – Blues run the game 02 – Black waterside 03 – Running from home 04 – Moonshine 05 – Angie 06 – Edge of a dream 07 – Crimson Moon 08 – Bruton Town 09 – Train Song 10 – I’ve got a feeling 11 – It don’t bother me 12 – Fool’s mate 13 – The River Bank 14 – Strolling down the highway 15 – Carnival