John Renbourn

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by John Renbourn

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8 August 1944, Marylebone, London, England. Renbourn received his first guitar at the age of 13, insisting on the present because he wished to emulate the singing cowboys he had seen in American movies. After a brief dalliance with classical music he turned his attention to folk. Having flirted with various part-time electric bands (including the blues-inclined Hogsnort Rupert And His Famous Porkestra), Renbourn began his folk-singing career on London’s club circuit. Startling guitar work... Read more

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folk
acoustic
guitar
british folk
singer-songwriter
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