Solid Air (Take 2) - John Martyn - The Island Years (CD)

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  1. Recorded in London's Basing Street studio, John Martyn's Solid Air was issued in the UK, the States, Canada and other European countries on the Island Records label [ILPS ], the CD not arriving for a further 14 years.
  2. Solid Air () Over The Hill () Don’t Want To Know () I’d Rather Be The Devil () Go Down Easy () Dreams By The Sea () May You Never () The Man In The Station () The Easy Blues () Solid Air – Alternate Take () – First Time on CD Over The.
  3. The Best Of The Island Years is a 4CD box set that was released by Universal Music on 3 November All songs were selected from the definitive 18CD The Island Years limited edition box set released on 30th September
  4. This is one of a series of great albums that John Martyn recorded during the seventies (with Bless The Weather, Inside Out and Sunday’s Child). It has a unique style, that combines jazz, folk, blues and rock elements. It belongs in that illustrious set of albums that he recorded in those days/5().
  5. Jan 01,  · If, like me, you really dig the little John Martyn you know, this could be a great way to flesh out your appreciation: prior to getting this I only had Bless The Weather, the 2-disc remastered Solid Air (Deluxe Edition) reissue, and his superb The Man Upstairs DVD. Rather than acquire the rest of his output slowly and piecemeal - and being in /5(29).
  6. The Best Of The Island Years. John Martyn. I couldn't afford the rather high price of the original 18 CD box set, but for any John Martyn fan this is an absolute must. I have a copy of pretty much every John Martyn release with the exception of the limited edition "Live at the Hanging Lamp", and yet every track on this bargain 4CD is an /5(20).
  7. Aug 11,  · The original, and quite short, album recording is on disk 1. Disk 2 contains different recordings of all of these tracks, plus several extra tracks, giving a much lengthier recording than disk 1. "Solid Air" is not only one of the very best John Martyn albums but also one of /5().
  8. Solid Air is regarded by many as theJohn Martyn album. The title track was written for friend and peer Nick Drake and concerned Drake’s mental strife at the time. (Drake took his own life the following year, a great loss to John personally, and to music generally).

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