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Crossing The Border: The Pentangle Interview

Rick McGrath, The Georgia Straight, May 1970

PENTANGLE? SURE. I knew Bert Jansch from my folkie days, and I knew he had an influence on Donovan... Given their dedication to "pure" celtic folk music, I thought they'd be serious as hell, but they turned out to be hard-drinking, polite, funny, erudite and eager to tell interesting stories. Jansch, as the most dissipate, was funniest, cracking jokes and only getting serious - passionate - at the end, when I tried to get them to talk about their music...Again, here's the interview with the original intro...

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