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John Martyn

Anonymous
Daily Telegraph

Singer-songwriter who played with and influenced a generation of musicians

John Martyn, who died on January 29 aged 60, may never have achieved household name status but he was one of the most revered and innovative singer-songwriters of his generation; his music – a mix of blues, folk and funk – influenced artists as varied as U2, Portishead and Eric Clapton.

BBC 6 Music

Shaun Keaveny
BBC 6 Music

During his November 2008 tour John was shortly interviewed in the Thistle City Barbican Hotel lobby near the London Barbican theatre. Host for BBC 6 music is Shaun Keaveny.

London, Barbican, 10 Nov 2008

11 Nov 2008
Daily Telegraph
Mark Skipworth

John Martyn, Grace and Danger Live: he's the guv'nor

Mark Skipworth reviews John Martyn, Grace and Danger Live at the Barbican in London

All the greats have got one: that painful, intense, atmospheric studio album that was so emotionally demanding to make that it could rarely, if ever, be recreated in live performance.

Ain't No Saint

1 Nov 2008
Mojo #180
Phil Sutcliffe

John Martyn

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Ain't No Saint

UNIVERSAL/ ISLAND

Compiled with due devotion, a 4-CD box set of faves, unearthed lives and outtakes.

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