John Martyn

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Michael Chapman was the deepest, most joyful musical lifer I’ve ever met | MC Taylor
From shaping English folk and Bowie’s Spiders from Mars to playing at King Curtis’s funeral, he inspired me and so many others with his joy and soul

MC Taylor, Hiss Golden Messenger

14, Sep, 2021 @9:32 AM

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Small Hours: The Long Night of John Martyn by Graeme Thomson - review
A clear-eyed look at the immense talent and shocking behaviour of a great British singer-songwriter

Richard Williams

12, Sep, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Small Hours: The Long Night of John Martyn by Graeme Thomson – review
A painstaking story of the guitarist’s shocking life

Kitty Empire

30, Jun, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Grace & Danger: A Celebration of John Martyn review – torrid tribute from Paul Weller and friends
This jewel from Celtic Connections marked 10 years since the death of jazz-folk visionary John Martyn. It was a reminder of his raw, potent talent

Graeme Virtue

28, Jan, 2019 @4:21 PM

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Guilty pleasures? For women that’s most of our culture
From John Martyn and Lars von Trier to Woody Allen and William Burroughs, women must deal with ‘problematic’ artists on a daily basis

Suzanne Moore

03, Dec, 2018 @6:11 PM

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Family life: Meeting the Duke of Edinburgh, May You Never by John Martyn and Mum’s mince pies
Readers’ favourite photographs, songs and recipes

05, Dec, 2015 @6:45 AM

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Rare Nick Drake demo pulled from sale after legal row
Singer and close friend Beverley Martyn had hoped to raise thousands from auction of tape made in 1967

Jamie Doward and Rebekah Wilson

02, Aug, 2014 @11:04 PM

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Beverley Martyn: 'I'm still here and I know who I am now'

The long-lost British roots singer is back, aged 67, with a new album – and a new lust for life. She talks to Graeme Thomson about a past filled with dark drama

Graeme Thomson

17, Apr, 2014 @4:02 PM

John Martyn: The Island Years – review
Devotees will not be disappointed by the unreleased material included in this exhaustive 18-disc set of John Martyn's Island output, writes Robin Denselow

Robin Denselow

03, Oct, 2013 @10:45 PM

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Lisa Hannigan: soundtrack of my life

The Mercury-nominated singer-songwriter on her operatic ambitions, her Michael Jackson obsession, and the redemptive power of Nina Simone. Interview by Gemma Kappala-Ramsamy

Interview by Gemma Kappala-Ramsamy

25, Mar, 2012 @12:04 AM

Old music: John Martyn – Sweet Little Mystery

Greg Freeman: John Martyn is the sound of hangovers, of long and lonely journeys, of a spine tingling

Greg Freeman

10, Feb, 2012 @9:00 AM

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Johnny Boy Would Love This … A Tribute to John Martyn – review
The 30 covers in this fine tribute to John Martyn demonstrate just how far his influence ranged, says Ally Carnwath

Ally Carnwath

13, Aug, 2011 @11:00 PM

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