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Various press scans from Ireland

1/19/1990

By John Boland for the Evening Press   By Imelda Duvlin, George Hodnett & Siobhan Long for the Irish Times   "This French-Algerian guitarist revered as the godfather of sophisticated six-string music, has garnered the kind of reputation for excellence that most musicians merely dream of. Intuite sees him fusing with the essence of the music yet again, characterised...

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The Washington Post

10/18/1987

THE WASHINGTON POST (USA) PIERRE BENSUSAN Altiplanos Favored Nations"Like a handful of musicians -- such as Leo Kottke, Martin Taylor and Bert Jansch -- Pierre Bensusan can make a single acoustic guitar sound like an entire band, implying chordal harmonies, percussive accents and bass lines even as he darts through flights of melody. It's enough to hear the Frenchman's guitar by itself, as...

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Various Press Scans from Canada

10/19/1980

"Altiplanos is not your average guitar record, folk record, or new age sojourn; nor does it seem an attempt to cover a number of genres in the hopes of being something for everyone, yet I cannot imagine a flag bearer from any one of these camps who could give this a quick listen and set it aside for a rainy day; it’s that good. Always full of surprises, Pierre pushes the envelope once more wi...

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