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November 2023

Bert Jansch remembered: a concert to honour a maestro

Saturday Nov 4. If you've been following or dipped into Salut! Live's series, you may know that was the day on which a special concert was staged on London's South Bank to celebrate the life of Bert Jansch, the immensely... Read more →

Song of the Day Revisited: Tony Capstick... Capstick Comes Home

Nov 2023: reposted because the grim state of the world leaves us in dire need of humour ... January 2022 update: this magical piece of northern humour made a remarkable ascent of the British pop charts in 1981, reaching the... Read more →

Song of the Day Revisited: Tim Hart and Maddy Prior - Dancing at Whitsun

Nov 13 2023: reposted because of renewed interest after I linked to it at Facebook - Ed March 2021 update. Colin Randall writes: in a recent post about the Steeleye Span album Sails of Silver, which has been known to... Read more →

Bert Jansch remembered: nights in Soho with Paul Simon, Jimi Hendrix and Noel Murphy

To be truthful, the late Bert Jansch - who would have been 80 yesterday - appears only fleetingly in this piece. But the writer, Ian Evans, added these priceless memories when participating in Salut! Live's series marking the date of... Read more →