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Following on from the debut album John Renbourn, came this second Solo album titled Another Monday. John had also worked on two albums with Bert Jansch between his first and second solo album, and all in a very short space of time.
The albums has a similar style of Jazz blues folk and classical with wonderful renditions of traditional pieces and modern pieces all with the great acoustic guitar playing and singing of Renbourn and Guests including Jacqui McShee.
Another Monday is a great album with an interesting selection of pieces. Some instrumental, and some are songs. The sound mixture of Jazz blues classical and folk coupled with the expert playing by Renbourn give a unique sound.
If you like Pentangle, Bert Jansch, Woodie Guthrie or Davey Graham you will like this album. The album is from the mid 1960s and is an essential sound of the British Folk Revival.
I first heard this album on a vinyl original that I borrowed from the local library back in 1983. I copied it onto home tape and loved the album. It wasn’t until 2011 that I got this CD version, some nine years after it was released.
It is without a doubt a great improvement of sound on this CD version and the whole product is really good with a good booklet and faithfull artwork. An excellent release all round.
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on 30 July 2013
John Renbourn and Bert Jansch began by issuing solo albums but gradually drew together and added the talents of singer Jacqui McShee and percussionist Terry Cox. On this album, Renbourn also uses a variety of other accompaniments including flute. The material as well as the personnel approaches the repertoire of the super-group. I do enjoy though his solo renditions which on this album are a clever, dextrous, atmospheric and satisfying as ever.
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This 1966 album is the second solo form English guitar virtuoso John Renbourn. It is very much an English folk album with touches of American blues and, in the last track, a hint of gospel. Renbourn plays some amazing guitar, music just runs from it like a stream as his fingers dance nimbly over the frets, with swirls, ripples and eddies in the current that just sweep you along. His singing is soft, gentle, friendly. The whole tone is informal, it sounds just like a few friends getting together for an informal jam.

It's a delightful record, really warm and friendly, accessible to anyone and not just hardened folkies. 5 stars.
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on 18 January 2003
Fronted by one of Renbourn's most breathtaking blues tune, this record is a fantastic study in guitar playing. Renbourn's idiosyncratic sound and articulation shines all the way through. Every home should have one.
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on 13 September 2008
For me this is where it all began...1966 I recall and John, here, took a major step forward in his fusion of folk, blues and classical guitar techniques.

This cd is an essential for all guitar players. As the other reviewer said Every House Must Have a Copy!

Listening to this Gordon Giltrap, Martin Simpson et al fall into place behind the master. And I'm not taking anything away from G and M. Me I'm still practising and will forever....
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on 10 September 2010
a great album from John Renbourn that every young fingerstyle guitarist should listen to and aspire towards playing. Some of these now classic pieces such as "a day at the seaside" "Lady Nothynges Toye Puffe" and the amazing story and tune of "Willy O'Winsbury" are still a challenge to perform after 40 years of practice !
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on 18 January 2003
Fronted by one of Renbourn's most breathtaking blues tune, this record is a fantastic study in guitar playing. Renbourn's idiosyncratic sound and articulation shines all the way through. Every home should have one.
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on 10 November 2010
I bought this album in vinyl soon after its original release in the 60s. I haven't played the vinyl for ages and playing it again on CD is wonderful. What a bargain.
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on 5 January 2015
prefer other renbourn albums, but thats individual taste, still a master at his craft!
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on 11 March 2010
Like John the recording is very nice. I find some of his instrumental stuff quite dull at times as I much prefer it when Johns singing but you have to respect and admire him as being a folk legend.
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