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The Easy Blues - John Martyn - Solid Air (CD, Album)

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  1. In , Martyn released the album Solid Air, the title song a tribute to the singer-songwriter Nick Drake, a close friend and label-mate who died in from an overdose of dthehesasomelun.timudjubooksvimamorsocumsbigtorep.infoinfo , a double CD Deluxe edition of Solid Air was released featuring unreleased songs and out-takes, and sleeve notes by Record Collector's Daryl Easlea. On Solid Air, as with the one that preceded it.
  2. The Easy Blues Lyrics: Mister jelly roll baker / Can I please be your slave? Album Solid Air. The Easy Blues Lyrics. Solid Air John Martyn. 1. Solid Air 2. Over the Hill 3. Don’t Want to.
  3. Solid Air: 1 Feb The Easy Blues: Jelly Roll Morton: Solid Air: 1 Feb Over The Hill: J. Martyn: Solid Air: 1 Feb Dreams By The Sea: J. Martyn: Solid Air: 1 Feb Gentle Blues: J. Martyn: Solid Air: 1 Feb Don't Want To Know: J. Martyn: Solid Air: 1 Feb I'd Rather Be The Devil: Skip James: Solid Air: 1 Feb
  4. Solid Air is a folk jazz album released in by John Martyn on Island Records. Contemporary reviews were favourable, with music weekly Sounds declaring that "Solid Air flows beautifully and.
  5. Martyn began his career at age 17 as a key member of the British folk music scene, drawing inspiration from American blues and English traditional music, and signed with Island Records. By the s he had begun incorporating jazz and rock into his sound on albums such as Solid Air () and One World (), as well as experimenting with.
  6. Solid Air is one of the defining moments in British folk, in the same league as Fairport Convention's Liege & Lief, Richard & Linda Thompson's Shoot Out the Lights, and Michael Chapman's Rainmaker. Martyn stepped out of his comfort zone to record and produce it, including not only jazz and blues but rock and plenty of sound effects, and featuring Rhodes piano on some of its tracks, dismaying 9/
  7. However John Martyn does not ditch his Folk and Blues roots completely on this album, and borrows heavily from the style of Bless the Weather as well as other artists like Eric Clapton. This is evident in songs like May You Never, The Easy Blues and Over the Hill where Martyn's guitar takes on a sharper accent and stronger tone.
  8. Martyn actually goes one further step in recalling past glories by revisiting Go Down Easy from Solid Air itself although to be honest it is a very different version with a guitar solo from the.
  9. Any longtime John Martyn fan can look at the track listing of this two-CD set and agree that yes, most of these songs are John Martyn classics. But for those who loved him in his '70s period, when there was a wonderful rolling edge to his music by his mixing of folk with jazz, that's as far as the approval will extend.

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