"David Munrow did not just emerge into the field of medieval and renaissance music......he exploded into it. He established a standard that can now never be ignored, and the stimulating shock-waves from his explosion will carry far into the future..." Sir Anthony Lewis, 1976. This is a tribute blog to a renowned broadcaster and musician. It consists of relevant articles from the internet plus some original, and formerly unpublished material.
‘Sir John Alot of Merrie Englandes Musyk Thynge & Ye Grene Knyghte’ First full studio album. Engineered by John Wood, Sound Techniques Chelsea. Studio musicians included David Munrow and drummer Terry Cox. Formed a group with Bert Jansh and Jacqui McShee, Terry Cox and bass player Danny Thompson – named Pentangle as a nod to Sir Gawain. First album ‘The Pentangle.’ Second (double) album ‘Sweet Child’ partly recorded at the Festival Hall. Cover design by Peter Blake. Family move to Buriton village in Hampshire. ‘Bert and John’ released in America as ‘Stepping Stones’