COLONIAL VIGOR

Port outward, starboard home

BERT JANSCH “Baby Blue” (1975)


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Really delighted to see that Drag City has reissued Jansch’s mid-’70s California records (LA Turnaround, Santa Barbara Honeymoon, and A Rare Conundrum).

Jansch didn’t go quite as native as some other British folk guys who went to California in the ’70s but the results are more than satisfying. “Baby Blue” is such a charmer; I love the steel drums especially. Reminds me that certain Drag City classics feature steel drums, of course…

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