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Pentangle.....concertina !


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#1 Robin Harrison

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Posted 18 March 2018 - 09:49 AM

I was somewhat astonished to learn that Bert Jansch played an English concertina.

     I was a huge fan of theirs and saw them live twice in the early 70's. I had not discovered concertina then: I was a late teenager.






Anyone else out there who was a fan and didn't know he played  ?



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Posted 18 March 2018 - 12:17 PM

I also saw Pentangle at Newcastle City Hall on more than one occasion and once in the (then) University Theatre in the Haymarket as a solo performer.


Not once did I spot a concertina!



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Posted 18 March 2018 - 12:37 PM

I've certainly never heard a better version of Lord Franklin.

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Posted 20 March 2018 - 04:19 PM

I heard that song sung by them for so many years before I was aware what a concertina was.  I thought the backing was some sort of organ of some kind.  It is unmistakable now...

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Posted 20 March 2018 - 05:07 PM



Anyone else out there who was a fan and didn't know he played  ?





I was one of countless young people who slavishly learned his version of Angie on guitar.

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