Recent Site Changes

  • September 28 2020 All Flash content has been converted.
  • September 20 2020 Got my hands on the Lanarkshire promo picture with the sheep by Anton Corbijn.
  • September 18 2020 Preparing to kill the Flash Player (still in use on various pages).
  • September 16 2020 Engine upgrade Drupal 7.73.
  • September 07 2020 Ticket Dundee Whitehall Theatre, 13 Nov 1983. Kenny Ramsay.
  • September 05 2020 Ticket Dundee Caird Hall, 24 Sep 1982. Kenny Ramsay.
  • September 04 2020 Another missing old gigdate with ticket: Paris, Le Palace, 26 Nov 1981.
  • September 01 2020 Missing old gigdate with ticket provided by Chuck Chiavarini: London Polytechnic, 3 May 1974.
  • August 31 2020 Extra ticket Dundee Bonar Hall, 1 Dec 1984. Kenny Ramsay.
  • August 26 2020 Nice ticket and concert details Basingstoke, The Anvil, 26 Apr 2006. Kevin Harmon-Smith.
  • August 25 2020 Old and rare Craccum review by John Kovacevich of August 1977 show, Wellington, New Zealand.
  • August 20 2020 Extra ticket Birmingham Odeon Theatre, 25 Nov 1984. Kenny Ramsay.
  • August 15 2020 Concert details and ticket for Edinburgh show of 16 May 1998. Joel Clarke.
  • August 10 2020 Ticket and concert details for Belfast show of 20 Apr 1997. Joel Clarke.
  • August 05 2020 Extra ticket Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre, 25 Oct 1981. Kenny Ramsay.
  • August 01 2020 Concert ticket found by Jim McKnight: Melbourne, 24 Aug 1977.
  • July 29 2020 John Kovacevich provides correct gigdate for August 1977 concert at Wellington, New Zealand.
  • July 25 2020 Another Australian tourdate by Michael de Looper: Sydney, State Theatre, 23 Jul 1978.
  • July 20 2020 Two new Australian tourdates: Perth, 10 Aug 1977 and Adelaide, 11 Aug 1977. Michael de Looper.
  • July 15 2020 Backup and Migrate 3.9.
  • July 12 2020 Article added from Manchester Evening News, 27 Apr 2006.
  • July 11 2020 Backup and Migrate 3.8.
  • July 08 2020 Tony Tickle remembers John having a small gig on his birthday, 11 Sep 1987. Edinburgh area.
  • July 04 2020 Andy Walker remembers John Smith as supporting act for Basingstoke, The Anvil show 27 Apr 2004.
  • June 30 2020 Corrected Belfast entries in the giglist to Northern Ireland.
  • June 25 2020 Ticket stub and concert details Loughborough Uni, 01 Nov 1980.
  • June 21 2020 New old gigdate and ticket: Leicester Uni, 29 Oct 1977.
  • June 18 2020 Engine upgrade Drupal 7.72.
  • June 17 2020 Memory of 7 Oct 1984 gig at Zeffirellis, Ambleside by Andrew Hoaen.
  • June 16 2020 File Entity 2.30.
  • June 15 2020 Correct date and concert details prehistoric gig: London, 16 May 1970. Terry Martin.
  • June 10 2020 Ticket stub Liverpool, Neptune Theatre, 12 Sep 1988.
  • June 09 2020 Concert details Canterbury Marlowe Theatre, 14 Feb 1986. Billy Bradley.
  • June 06 2020 More concert details Birmingham Odeon, 25 Nov 1984. Keith Brown.
  • June 05 2020 File Entity 2.29.
  • June 04 2020 Engine upgrade Drupal 7.71.
  • June 03 2020 New exclusive gigdate: 01 Jun 1996, Blues West 14, London Kensington. Mark David.
  • June 02 2020 File Entity 2.28.
  • June 01 2020 Concert details Liverpool Neptune Theatre, 12 Sep 1988. Iain Myers.
  • May 29 2020 Syd Kitchen's biography can be obtained by contacting author Donve Lee.
  • May 20 2020 Engine upgrade Drupal 7.70.
  • May 06 2020 EU Cookie Compliance 1.32.
  • April 29 2020 Advanced Help 1.6.
  • April 14 2020 Colorbox module 2.15.
  • April 13 2020 Martin Cowan reports unknown Coventry Belgrade Theatre show, June 1985.
  • April 12 2020 Correct supporting act for Hammersmith Odeon show of 22 Oct 1982. Martin Cowan.
  • April 11 2020 Background Interview John Neil Munro took place 17 Nov 2004 (and so not in May).
  • April 10 2020 Concert details Edinburgh George Square Theatre, 11 Mar 1988. Kenny Brown.
  • April 08 2020 Julian Baskcomb produces new gigdate: 28 May 1983, Leicester Uni.
  • April 03 2020 New concert review Newcastle City Hall, 26 May 2005 from Northern Echo.
  • April 01 2020 Concert details Northampton Roadmender Club, 27 Mar 1998. Julian Baskcomb.
  • March 31 2020 London Royal Festival Hall memory from 28 Nov 1988 by John Spiers (giglist).
  • March 30 2020 1983 Leeds festival gig specified and remembered by Iain Thow (guestbook, giglist).
  • March 29 2020 Concert details Dundee Caird Hall 24 Sep 1982. Kenny Ramsay.
  • March 25 2020 Concert details London Fleadh performance 12 Jun 1993.
  • March 23 2020 Media module 4.1.
  • March 19 2020 New gigdate: Newcastle, Cellar, 18 Jul 1996. Hat tip Felicity Milliken.
  • March 15 2020 Concert details Leicester Uni 26 Apr 1997. Julian Baskcomb.
  • March 10 2020 One sentence NME review of Glastonbury 1986 performance.
  • March 09 2020 Extra ticket price 22 Sep 1979, London Royal Festival Hall. Julian Baskcomb.
  • March 07 2020 Views 3.24.
  • March 03 2020 Concert details Northampton Royal Theatre, 11 Nov 1979. Julian Baskcomb.
  • March 02 2020 Info update for 26 Aug 1973 Reading Festival.
  • March 01 2020 Backup and Migrate 3.7.
  • February 24 2020 Third and final BBC Transcription Service record, 21st Cambridge Folk Festival from 1986. Cetera desunt.
  • February 22 2020 Recontructed sleevenotes and cue sheet of Glastonbury 1986 BBC Transcription Service record.
  • February 20 2020 New gigdate: Hull 26 May 1985, with ticket stub and concert details.
  • February 18 2020 Dug up another BBC Transcription Service record from 1981. Even more extremely rare.
  • February 16 2020 Hiss On The Tape single got miserable review in Record Mirror 25 Sep 1982.
  • February 10 2020 Background interview portraying Danny Thompson from Guitarist, 01 Mar 1990.
  • February 07 2020 Sleevenotes and cue sheet added for Glastonbury 1986 BBC Transcription Service.
  • February 05 2020 BBC Transcription Service record of Glastonbury 1986 added. Extremely rare.
  • February 03 2020 Very late review of 19 Feb 1972 Colchester concert, by blogger Mal Wright.
  • February 01 2020 More info on 02 Jun 1985 Jobs & Environment Festival contribution.
  • January 31 2020 Poster added for 05 Sep 1987 show, Cardiff, St. David's Hall.
  • January 30 2020 Several misspelled names corrected.
  • January 29 2020 Eleven years... But still selling tickets, like Eindhoven Muziekgebouw Frits Philips for The John Martyn Project.
  • January 28 2020 John Shakeshaft remembers 12 Feb 1975 Leeds Uni concert - without Paul Kossoff.
  • January 27 2020 New Irish gigdate reported by Mike Maguire: 07 May 1980, Glentworth Hotel, Limerick.
  • January 24 2020 Short review of Telford Oakengates Theatre show in Shropshire Star of 23 May 1992.
  • January 22 2020 Concert details for several Newcastle Playhouse shows. Felicity Milliken.
  • January 21 2020 Spanish catalogue number Neil Ardley's Harmony Of The Spheres (Armonia De Las Esferas).
  • January 20 2020 Concert details and some festival details for Glastonbury show 21 Jun 1986.
  • January 19 2020 Concert details Cardiff, St David's Hall, 05 Oct 1987.
  • January 18 2020 Bretagne festival contribution from 15 Jul 1979 gets one dismissive sentence in French review.
  • January 17 2020 Back to Top 1.7.
  • January 16 2020 Alex Gray (the female crime writer) got John his very first gig and adds Matt McGinn to the line-up.
  • January 12 2020 Glasgow Pavilion show NME review from 1 Mar 1986.
  • January 10 2020 Piece By Piece got reviewed by NME 8 Mar 1986.
  • January 09 2020 Much delayed review of 28 Nov 1977 Birmingham Town Hall gig by blogger Mal Wright.
  • January 08 2020 Australian catalogue number Inside Out.
  • January 07 2020 Australian catalogue number Stormbringer!
  • January 06 2020 Australian catalogue number London Conversation.
  • January 05 2020 Corrected location and concert details for 11 May 1997 show, London.
  • January 04 2020 Concert details Gravesend Woodville Halls, 13 Jun 1995.
  • January 03 2020 Concert details London Blackheath Concert Halls, 14 May 1994.
  • January 02 2020 Reset the log file.
  • January 01 2020 Happy New Year! Big Muff continues, Brexit or not.