Morning Music: John Martyn Live in Dublin

John MartynIt’s Saturday, right? (Really: it’s Thursday where I am.) Anyway, it being Saturday means that we are at the end of our Morning Music cycle and that it is the weekend. And how do you cap a whole week of the brilliance of John Martyn? You go for a whole hour! I don’t know much about this except that it is a performance in Dublin in 1987. He’s performing with Danny Thompson on bass — who is just fantastic.

There isn’t much to add. I’m a bit surprised that no one has commented on Martyn this week. Am I alone in considering him so awesome? Is everyone working too much? Whatever it is, I forgive you. But now is your last chance to gush. But you can always enjoy:

2 thoughts on “Morning Music: John Martyn Live in Dublin

  1. Just so you know, your John Martyn posts haunted me all week because he was such a fierce artist and I would give my left nut to have written a song like “May You Never.” Solid Air is the only album I was familiar with. Fun fact: I bought that album second hand years ago and when I asked the guy running the shop about the album he said that’s the point where he stopped liking Martyn because he got jazzier and started using the slurred singing style. He should have stayed the same his entire career!

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