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Studio Sessions

Bert Jansch.

February 10, 2014 Jimmy Page and Neil Young both sing the praises of the late, influential folk guitarist.

Clockwise from left: Donovan, Laura Marling, Richard Thompson, Mumford & Sons.

March 19, 2012 Hear from artists who've helped define the sound, including Donovan, Bert Jansch and Laura Marling.

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Bert Jansch, whose work has inspired Jimmy Page, Neil Young and Paul Simon, recently performed on World Cafe.

June 14, 2011 Hear the legendary folk artist perform songs from across his discography in an archival session.

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February 13, 2008 On this edition of All Songs Considered NPR listeners share their favorite love songs.

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August 31, 2006 Friendly fire from Sean Lennon; Fragile new folk by Bonnie Prince Billy; The return of folk icon...

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News

Bert Jansch in Regent's Park, 1966.

October 5, 2011 The Scottish folk artist passed early Wednesday morning after a battle with lung cancer.

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Bert Jansch in Regent's Park, 1966.

October 5, 2011 The Scottish folk artist passed early Wednesday morning after a battle with lung cancer.

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Bert Jansch in 1985.

October 6, 2011 A look back at the innovative and influential career of Scottish folk musician Bert Jansch.

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November 16, 2007 Moore has always had an ear for challenging sounds. Hear his favorite acoustic guitarists.

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