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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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JOHN MARTYN-ONE WORLD.

JOHN MARTYN-ONE WORLD. Recently, when reading a music magazine, I noticed that a John Martyn tribute album has been released, with thirty artists interpreting some of John’s best known, and best loved songs. As a long standing fan of John’s music, I had a listen to some of the tracks on the album. Straight away, …

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JOHN MARTYN-SOLID AIR.

JOHN MARTYN-SOLID AIR. Previously I have written about the artist this article is about. After I’d written that article, I was listening to some of his old albums and though that I’d write another article on this artist. The problem was, which album. With this artist, he has recorded so many good albums. Having spent …

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JOHN MARTYN-THE APPRENTICE.

JOHN MARTYN-THE APPRENTICE. In this article, I am going to write about an artist who has long been a favorite of mine. This artist recorded twenty studio albums in their lifetime between 1967 and their death in 2009. They were an artist whose music crossed the musical genres, and encompassed folk, blues, jazz and rock. …

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