Tag Archives: Jo Mango

JO MANGO-WRACK LINES.

JO MANGO-WRACK LINES. Over the last few years,  Glasgow based Jo Mango has been busier than most singer-songwriters. She managed to combine her solo career, with being a member of Vashti Bunyan’s band; yet still found time to collaborate with some of the biggest names in music. Then in her downtime, Jo Mango found time …

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VASHTI BUNYAN-HEARTLEAP.

VASHTI BUNYAN-HEARTLEAP. It was fifty years ago, in 1965, that Vashti Bunyan’s musical career began. She looked destined for great things. Sadly, that proved not to be the case. Five years after her career began, Vashti Bunyan released her debut album Just Another Day in 1970. It failed to chart. This lead to Vashti Bunyan retiring from music. Nothing was heard …

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VASHTI BUNYAN-HEARTLEAP.

VASHTI BUNYAN-HEARTLEAP. For thirty-two years, Vashti Bunyan was one of music’s best kept secrets. Vashti’s music was almost unknown outside of a small, loyal coterie of music lovers. This included a new generation of folk singers, including Devendra Banhart and Joanna Newsom. Their careers were influenced by Vashti Bunyan, and especially, her 1970 debut album …

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JO MANGO-WHEN WE LIVED IN THE CROOK OF A TREE.

JO MANGO-WHEN WE LIVED IN THE CROOK OF A TREE. One of the best kept secrets in Scottish music is Jo Mango, who released her new E.P. When We Lived In The Crook Of A Tree on 2nd December 2013, on Olive Grove Records. It features some of the most beautiful music I’ve heard for …

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