SORM Playlist #15-16: For John
(airing the week starting 4-15-15)

John Renbourn passed away suddenly recently at the age of 70. He left behind vast collection of music recorded as a solo artist, in duet with Bert Jansch and Stefan Grossman and in the bands Pentangle, The John Renbourn Group and Ship of Fools. This week we’ll listen to some of John’s music but also hear some of the fine musicians who were inspired by this wonderful guitarist. We’ll hear Martin Carthy, Pierre Bensusan, Martin Simpson, John Martyn and more. We’ll also hear some of the players who influenced John’s eclectic style. This week we bid farewell to a true original.

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Artist / “Title” / CD / Label

Pete Seeger / “If I Had A Hammer” / Songs Of Hope And Struggle /
        Smithsonian-Folkways

Paul O’Dette / “Pastyme withgood Companie” / The Royal Lewters /
        Harmonia Mundi
Big Bill Broonzy / “Keep Your Hands Off Her” / On Tour in Britain
        1952 / Jasmine
Leadbelly w/ Josh White / “I’ve a Pretty Flower” / The Legend of
        Leadbelly / Empire Musicwerks
Davy Graham / “Miserlou” / The Guitar Player / Sanctuary
Bert Jansch / “Anji-Worksong” / Bert Jansch / Transatlantic

John Renbourn / “Plainsong” / John Renbourn / Transatlantic
The Pentangle / “Pentangling” / The Pentangle / Sanctuary
Paul O’Dette / “Galliard” / The Royal Lewters / Harmonia Mundi

The Pentangle / “So Clear” / Reflection / Castle
The John Renbourn Group / “John Barleycorn” / A Maid in Bedlam /
        Shanachie
Pierre Bensusan / “Medley: Merrily Kissed the Quaker-Cunla” /
        Ramble to Cashel / Rounder
Martin Carthy / “Scarborough Fair” / Martin Carthy / Topic
John & Beverly Martyn / “Woodstock” / Stormbringer / Island

Duck Baker / “Kid on the Mountain” / Irish Reels, Jigs, Airs and
        Hornpipes / Shanachie
Martin Simpson / “Molly As She Swings” / Vagrant Stanzas / Topic
John Renbourn / “Blueberry Hill” / Palermo Snow / Shanachie

Pete Seeger / “If I Had A Hammer” / Songs of Hope and Struggle /
        Smithsonian-Folkways

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