Bert and John

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Bert and John
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Studio album by Bert Jansch
Released September 1966
Recorded c. early summer 1966
Studio 23 St. Edmunds Terrace, St. John’s Wood, London
Genre Folk
Label Transatlantic
Producer Bill Leader
Bert Jansch chronology
Jack Orion
(1966)
Bert and John
(1966)
Nicola
(1967)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Bert and John is the fourth album by Scottish folk musician Bert Jansch, released in 1966. A number of songs are performed with friend and fellow guitarist John Renbourn, who would later join him in the group Pentangle. An expanded version of the album was later released in America in 1969 by Vanguard as Stepping Stones. It featured two extra tracks, "It Don't Bother Me" and "My Lover".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks credited to Bert Jansch and John Renbourn, except where specified.

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "East Wind"   1:25
2. "Piano Tune"   1:39
3. "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" Charles Mingus 3:51
4. "Soho" Jansch 3:00
5. "Tic-Tocative"   1:56
6. "Orlando"   1:40
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
7. "Red's Favourite"   1:33
8. "No Exit"   1:24
9. "Along the Way" Renbourn 2:02
10. "The Time Has Come" Anne Briggs 2:53
11. "Stepping Stones"   2:42
12. "After the Dance"   2:23
1969 Vanguard US release
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "East Wind"   1:22
2. "Piano Tune"   1:27
3. "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" Mingus 3:49
4. "Soho" Jansch 2:59
5. "Tic-Tocative"   1:55
6. "Orlando"   1:37
7. "My Lover" Jansch  
8. "Stepping Stones"   2:41
9. "Red's Favourite"   1:31
10. "It Don't Bother Me" Jansch 4:25
11. "No Exit"   1:22
12. "Along the Way" Renbourn 2:02
13. "The Time Has Come" Briggs 2:52
14. "After the Dance"   2:25

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Bert Jansch website". Archived from the original on 2008-12-05. Retrieved 2008-11-24.