Small Hours: The Long Night of John Martyn | This Day in Music Books

Written by on September 11, 2020

11 Sept 1948, born on this day John Martyn, (Iain David McGeachy), singer, songwriter, guitarist, who had the 1973 album 'Solid Air'. Martyn died in hospital on 30th Jan 2009 in Ireland at the age of 60. The folk, blues and funk artist was widely regarded as one of the most soulful and innovative singer-songwriters of his generation and had been cited as an influence by artists as varied as U2, Portishead and Eric Clapton.https://thisdayinmusicbooks.com/…/small-hours-the-long-nig…/

Small Hours: The Long Night of John Martyn | This Day in Music Books

“Martyn, the difficult musical visionary, thoroughly deserves this painstaking and eloquent biography [which] balances the fan's assiduousness with a critic's seiving action.” – Observer "[An] excellent biography." – Independent “Insightful and beautifully written… unflinchingly critical o…


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