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My father took these photos of my mother, the left in 1963 at the Pantheon, in Rome, and the right in 1966, the location unidentified, but perhaps a zoo. 152 more words


John Renbourn

I turned on the radio yesterday¬†at¬†the very end of Lauren Laverne’s morning show on BBC 6 Music. The strains of folk guitar came over the airwaves. 335 more words


John Renbourn - Tribute to a superstar and unsung genius

John was one of the warmest, friendliest men I have met. You would not know he was a superstar, a founding member of the highly influential contemporary sixties Folk Scene (that so influenced both Bob Dylan and Paul Simon) , a brilliant guitarist, innovator and songwriter, a member of the successful Folk-Rock group Pentangle and a man who popularised Old English Music and gave them a unique modern twist as he did with American Folk-Blues. 446 more words