Thursday, 29 January 2009

It's true - The legendary John Martyn is no more

Far too soon after receiving an OBE in the New Year's honours list, songwriter and musician extraordinaire John Martyn has passed away in hospital in Ireland. Though often called a Maverick he was held in high esteem by many musicians and was a formative influence in folk/blues fusion.

I've been lucky enough to see him live many times over the years. From Glastonbury Festival to a stool in a back street bar, John was music and expression to his core.

On the home page at

"With heavy heart and an unbearable sense of loss we must announce that John died this morning".
Farewell John, and thanks for all the good times.

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