Jim Carroll

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RIP Bert Jansch, Marv Tarplin

Sad news from the music obituaries department. The great folk guitarist and founding member of Pentangle Bert Jansch has died at the age of 67 in London. His last Irish show was the @ the Park event with Joanna Newsom …

Wed, Oct 5, 2011, 12:28

   

Sad news from the music obituaries department. The great folk guitarist and founding member of Pentangle Bert Jansch has died at the age of 67 in London. His last Irish show was the @ the Park event with Joanna Newsom in Dublin’s Marlay Park in July.

The death has also occured of the great Motown songwriter and guitarist Marv Tarplin. He worked with Smokey Robinson and The Miracles and was involved in writing such hits as “Tracks Of My Tears” and “Going to a Go-Go”, as well as “Ain’t That Peculiar” for Marvin Gaye. Tarplin continued to tour with Robinson and played with him at Dublin’s Vicar Street in July 2007.

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