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BEVERLEY MARTYN-A CASE OF WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN

Beverley Martyn-A Case Of What Might Have Been.  It was fifty-four years ago, when Beverley Martyn made her recording debut as a member of The Levee Breakers,  a jug band that also featured Mac McGann and Johnny Joyce. They released their debut single Babe, I’m Leaving You on Parlophone in 1965, when Beverley was just sixteen. Despite that, The Levee Breakers …

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BEVERLEY MARTYN-WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN?

BEVERLEY MARTYN-WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN?  It was fifty-one years ago, when Beverley Martyn made her recording debut. Back then, she was a member of The Levee Breakers,  a jug band that featured Mac McGann, Johnny Joyce and Beverley Martyn. They released their debut single Babe, I’m Leaving You on Parlophone in 1965. Beverley was just sixteen …

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JOHN MARTYN-GRACE AND DANGER-VINYL EDITION.

JOHN MARTYN-GRACE AND DANGER-VINYL EDITION. With the vinyl revival  in full flow, some of the biggest names in music are taking the opportunity to reissue their albums exclusively on vinyl. This includes one of Glasgow’s most talented sons, John Martyn. Two of his finest albums, including his classic One World and the hugely personal Grace and Danger were reissued on vinyl on …

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THE FIFTY BEST NEW ALBUMS OF 2014-PART 3.

THE FIFTY BEST NEW ALBUMS OF 2014-PART 3. KROKOFANT-KROKOFANT. What do you get if you cross a crocodile with an elephant? A Krokofant. For those not familiar with this surreal hybrid, then you’ve never heard the popular Norwegian children’s song. The Krokofant has been described as “a lumbering trumpeting beast with a fearsome array of …

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BEVERLEY MARTYN-THE PHOENIX AND THE FUTURE.

BEVERLEY MARTYN-THE PHOENIX AND THE FUTURE. It’s nearly fifty years ago since Beverley Martyn made her recording debut. This was as a member of The Levee Breakers. They were a jug band which featured Mac McGann, Johnny Joyce and Beverley. Their debut single was Babe, I’m Leaving You, which they released on Parlophone in 1965. …

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