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Bert Jansch – 3 November 1943 – 5 October 2011.

So sad to hear of the passing of Bert Jansch today, he was a brilliant guitarist and an influence to many including Jimmy Page, Neil Young, Johnny Marr and Bernard Butler to name but a small few. In an era when everyone else was plugging in and amping up, he effortlessly outshone them on acoustic, always displaying brilliant dexterity and sophistication.

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author photo Tim Kissane, CEO and founder of Timbury Computer Services, has 20 years of industry experience serving large corporations (including Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs, and IBM), small businesses and home users. An avid proponent of Free and Open Source Software since 1994, Mr. Kissane is concerned with maintaining low-cost, unregulated publishing access to the Internet for small business and individuals.