Friday, April 05, 2019

FRIDAY MUSIC: Pentangle, by JD

Serendipity brought together five exceptional talents for an all too brief period between 1967 and 1973. After six albums they went their separate ways. Pentangle were a 'supergroup' before that term became fashionable; two of this country's finest guitarists plus, from the world of jazz, a first class drummer with a maestro on double bass and all backing the purest female voice in folk music.

And yet, they are largely and unjustifiably forgotten. They are rarely if ever heard on the radio so you can hear them now and relax into a reverie of musical magic with Jacqui McShee, Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, Danny Thompson and Terry Cox!

The band have continued in various incarnations and currently perform as Jacqui McShee's Pentangle -

1 comment:

Wolfie said...

I was introduced to Pentangle as a boy, I thought all country music was this good. I got disappointed.

I grew up at an extraordinary time but didn't know it, it was my reality.