Open Window: the John Martyn Songbook

International Music Publications

"Published by Intersong Music Limited. Order reference 7688. Distributed by International Music Publications."
The 32 page booklet contains 13 songs, a biography by Steve Sutherland and several pictures from the Well Kept Secret period.
The biography is almost identical to the Well Kept Secret tour program by the same author; only the last paragraphs differ.

A Home Base For John Martyn, The Wandering Minstrel

Jack Webster
Glasgow Herald

If the publicity machine has not yet made him a Rod Stewart or a Gerry Rafferty, then a loyal following around the world has certainly made a cult figure of John Martyn.

John who? It is still a fair question in his own native city of Glasgow, where the former Shawlands Academy boy is perhaps less of a name than he is in London, Vienna or New York.

Jock and Roll

Ken MacGregor
BBC Scotland
6 Dec 1981

B.A. Robertson examines the Scottish contribution to rock & roll in this one hour documentary. John jokes for a minute after playing Couldn't Love You More (1:10) in recording studio The Town House (Goldhawk Road).

Producer: James Hunter
Director: Ken MacGregor

Johnny Done Badly

Chris Salewicz
New Musical Express

Over a wee dram o'champagne, John Martyn meditates on life, loyalty, loneliness and love's labours lost.
Sympathetic ears: Chris Salewicz
Eyes: Jean-Bernard Sohiez


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