John Martyn - London Conversation (1967)

John Martyn was a British singer-songwriter and guitarist.

His debut album introduced him as a lone singer-songwriter. The folk-based material performed solo let him show off his brilliant finger-picking guitar work, and his voice lent his music an endearing charm. Alongside strong originals, it has stunning interpretations of the traditional “Cocaine”, Robin Frederick's "Sandy Grey" and Bob Dylan’s “Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright”. Whilst most of the album is performed solo on acoustic guitar, the sitar and flute of "Rolling Home" shows a connection with the British psychedelic folk scene of the time.

|> The Tumbler (1968)
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