Category Archives: John Martyn

Dreich Is The Only Word For It.

It looks as though we are being battered by “Son of Hurricane Bawbag” at the moment. The wind is howling and the rain is pishing down. It is at times like these that I search through the shelves ’til I … Continue reading

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What Do You Think?

When the clocks go back and the nights start to draw in up here in the north, I always find myself reaching for some John Martyn and in particular Small Hours for some reason. A couple of weeks ago I … Continue reading

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John Martyn

I’m in a bit of quandry at the moment. Last week saw the release of an album of material by the late John Martyn, Heaven and Earth. It is said to consist of tracks that John was working on at … Continue reading

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In The Evening

¬†We haven’t heard the dulcet tones of John Martyn here for a while. Here is another beautiful unreleased track made available on the brilliant and must have Aint No Saint box set from 2008. It is wet and windy and … Continue reading

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The Last Time For A While, I Promise.

I promise this will be the last John Martyn for a while. I just can’t stop playing his music at the moment, I think that these songs are particularly suited to my mood at the moment. Anna is another unreleased … Continue reading

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Keeping It Peel, Number 5

When a lot of people think of the Peel sessions what initially springs to mind are punk, post punk and indie bands. I know that this is a sweeping generalisation but whenever I mention the Peel sessions to people of … Continue reading

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John Martyn, Again

I don’t know what it is at the moment but I find myself listening to John Martyn a lot of an evening. Maybe it’s the time of year, there is something rather comforting in those slurred vocals when the nights … Continue reading

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It’s Friday . . . Let’s chill for a while

I thought that I would follow up yesterday’s post with the only remix I’ve ever heard of, of John Martyn’s music and what a fucking beautiful remix it is. I heard this one late night in 1996 and thought that … Continue reading

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Couldn’t Love You More

I have regailed you with the story of when I had to escort John Martyn from the local hostelry where I used to work many moons ago now. When not touring John Martyn could frequently be seen around the many … Continue reading

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Just Because

. . . I’ve come home from the pub and I want to hear this. John Martyn – Small Hours

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