Posts Tagged ‘folk’

Guy Clark, 1941– 2016

May 18, 2016

Guy Clark, 1941-- 2016

Influential Texas-born singer, songwriter, and luthier Guy Clark died in Nashville Tuesday at the age of 74. A wonderful performer, his songs were big hits for others, notably Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Buffett, Lyle Lovett, Ricky Skaggs, Steve Wariner, and Rodney Crowell.


“Guy Clark dead at 74,” Peter Cooper, The Tennessean

“Guy Clark, a King of the Texas Troubadours, Is Dead at 74,” Bill Friskics-Warren, New York Times

“Legendary Texas songwriter Guy Clark, 74, dies,” Roberto Villalpando, Austin America-Statesman


Bert Jansch, 1943 – 2011

October 6, 2011

“Bert Jansch, an Influential Folk Guitarist, Is Dead at 67,” William Grimes, New York Times

“Bert Jansch: a modest man with an immodest talent,” Pete Paphides, The Guardian

“Brilliant Guitarist Bert Jansch: An Appreciation,” Tom Cole, All Songs Considered, NPR