Anglican Samizdat

September 22, 2009

John Renbourn – Bunyan’s Hymn, I Saw Three Ships, English Dance

Filed under: music — David Jenkins @ 7:57 pm

About 150 years ago when I was a callow and dissolute youth I used to sit in the front row of pub folk-clubs – on the floor most of the time, Newcastle Brown in one hand and Gauloises in the other – trying to figure out how this fellow does what he does with a guitar. I’m still trying.

Here’s another one from the time when he had hair:


1 Comment

  1. David, what a treat you have given us!! I’ve never heard him before. What a light, gentle touch he has. He just flits over those strings.
    You may be 150 years old, still sit on the floor after too many whatevers, but you do play a wicked tune yourself!
    Thanks again for giving me a new guitar name.

    Comment by Jennifer — September 24, 2009 @ 8:28 pm

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