Bert Jansch – Live at the 12 Bar: An Authorised Bootleg (1995, Remastered 2015)

Posted by Green on January 11, 2019as

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Originally available at his shows as a limited edition release, ‘Live at the 12 Bar’ was recorded in 1995 at the legendary London music venue and is a fitting tribute not only to Bert’s virtuosity but to the renowned hub that supported folk music and other genres. The set brings together songs from ‘When The Circus Comes To Town’, that was released in the same year, along with the haunting reworking of ‘Blues Run The Game’ (written by Earth’s own Jackson C. Frank) and traditional folk songs ‘Curragh Of Kildare’ and ‘Lily Of The West’ which were staples in Jansch’s repertoire.

Bert’s meticulous performance captures an intimate gig that’s rich and brought to life by his spellbinding ability to hold a room. The warmth and silence from fans reminds us of what it was like to attend his shows and the true legend that we have lost.

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