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Solid Air

by John Martyn

Solid Air by John Martyn

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Solid Air

by John Martyn

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Label: Island Records
John Martyn's brilliance as a songwriter came into full bloom on this 1973 LP. Balancing his British folk beginnings with a more mellifluous, jazz-inflected warmth, this ranks with the best efforts of Van Morrison or Tim Buckley. The title track was written for Martyn's friend, Nick Drake, who would die the following year.

About This Album

John Martyn's brilliance as a songwriter came into full bloom on this 1973 LP. Balancing his British folk beginnings with a more mellifluous, jazz-inflected warmth, this ranks with the best efforts of Van Morrison or Tim Buckley. The title track was written for Martyn's friend, Nick Drake, who would die the following year.

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About This Album

John Martyn's brilliance as a songwriter came into full bloom on this 1973 LP. Balancing his British folk beginnings with a more mellifluous, jazz-inflected warmth, this ranks with the best efforts of Van Morrison or Tim Buckley. The title track was written for Martyn's friend, Nick Drake, who would die the following year.