John Martyn 1948 -
My personal tribute to a fine musician and big man.
Selecting just a few clips to play has been a painful process, not
because of the memories it brings back but because there are so
many masterpieces that have to be left out.
Another great sadness is for all the people who never experienced
him play live and now, never will.
With twenty mainstream albums (and almost as many side project
releases) to his credit, there is lots of music to listen to and it
sounds as fresh and exciting today as it did when first
and May you never
are taken from
(1973) and Rainbow
and Fisherman's Dream
(1984) [not 88 as I said].
There is a great clip from a BBC documentary about John at: