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All Songs Considered

The Song Was So Good, Jimmy Page 'Borrowed' It

Hear the brilliant guitarist and singer Bert Jansch perform "Blackwaterside" in a live reissue.

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

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Bert Jansch in Regent's Park, 1966.

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The Record

Guitarist Bert Jansch Is Dead At 67

The seminal Scottish folk guitarist, singer, and composer passed early Wednesday morning after a battle with lung cancer.

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

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World Cafe

Remembering Guitarist Bert Jansch

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Scottish singer-songwriter Bert Jansch has inspired artists such as Jimmy Page, Paul Simon and Neil Young with his playing. Hear the legendary folk artist perform on World Cafe.

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