Wednesday, November 2

Cruel Sister (1970) - Pentangle

"Originally released in 1970, this was the fourth release from the British folk-rock group Pentangle and may qualify as their swan song. With only five songs, Jacqui McShee, Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, Terry Cox, and Danny Thompson create a dense, layered sound that is woven within the fabric of each song like a tapestry. Although known for their eclectic approach and love of jazz, here the group concentrates on traditional material like 'A Maid That's Deep in Love' and the 18-minute 'Jack Orion.' ..."
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YouTube - A Maid That's Deep in Love - 1/6, When I Was in My Prime, Lord Franklin, Cruel Sister, Jack Orion - part 1, Jack Orion - part 2

2011 September: Faro Annie, 2012 November: John Renbourn - Sir John Alot, 2013 May: The Lady and the Unicorn, 2014 February: Bert &; John (1966), 2014 October: The Hermit (1976), 2015 March: John Renbourn: ceaseless explorer of song – appreciation., 2015 November: The Attic Tapes - John Renbourn (2015)