bert jansch

Listen to an Outtake of Bert Jansch and Johnny Marr Playing the Classic “It Don’t Bother Me”

Scottish singer-songwriter and virtuoso fingerpicker Bert Jansch was, by Johnny Marr's account, a longtime hero. Marr worked with Jansch in the late-'90s, and plays on…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 17, 2017

SPIN’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

To celebrate the new generation of shredders profiled in our May/June "Loud Issue," the SPIN staff decided to find some wheedle in a haystack, taking…
SPIN Staff / May 3, 2012

British Folk Pioneer Bert Jansch Dead at 67

Bert Jansch, a guitarist whose finger-picking style proved hugely influential within the 1960s British folk music revival and beyond, has died at age 67 of…
Marc Hogan / October 5, 2011