Rock Wags

The Word Magazine

Beverley Martyn has a pinched and brow-beaten look about her and orders a non-alcoholic drink. She's just published an autobiography, Sweet Honesty, her life with the cantankerous troubadour she met in 1969, performed and recorded with and, eventually, married and divorced. He died in 2009.

Solid Air - Simply Vinyl SVLP 501

1 Mar 2011
Hi-Fi News & Record Review
Steve Sutherland

Vinyl Release


John Martyn:
Solid Air

Now on 180g vinyl, this unlikely fusion of jazz and folk is winning new fans nearly 40 years after its first release. Steve Sutherland recalls a meeting with John Martyn.

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Danny Thompson and Friends: 30 Jan 2010

31 Jan 2010
The Herald Scotland
Rob Adams

Danny Thompson and Friends: Connected, Old Fruit Market, Glasgow

In the end, the tribute concert that wasn't intended as a tribute concert paid a mighty tribute.
The main business of the evening may have been to focus on the assembled guests and the work that has reinforced their connections with Danny Thompson – and the classiness of Darrell Scott and Tim O'Brien delivering their Walk Beside Me and O'Brien’s sister Mollie raising the hairs on the back of the neck with her gospel-infused singing of No Ash Will Burn, reinforced the quality of the great bass player's associates.


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