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3.31 | 17 ratings | 1 reviews | 6% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1967

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Fairytale Lullaby (2:47)
2. Sandy Grey (2:25)
3. London Conversation (2:38)
4. Ballad of an Elder Woman (2:43)
5. Cocaine (Traditional) (2:53)
6. Run Honey Run (2:34)
7. Back to Stay (3:26)
8. Rollin' Home (5:41)
9. Who's Grown up Now (3:58)
10. Golden Girl (2:34)
11. This Time (3:04)
12. Don't Think Twice, It's All Right (4:12)

Total Time 38:50

Bonus track on 2005 CD release:
13. She Moved Through The Fair (Traditional) (2:33)

Line-up / Musicians

- Iain David McGeachy "John Martyn" / vocals, acoustic guitar, sitar, flute, harmonica, arranger (5)

Note: The actual instrumentation could not be fully confirmed at this moment

Releases information

Artwork: CCS with Barrie Wentzell (photo)

LP Island Records ‎- ILP 952 (1967, UK) Mono
LP Island Records ‎- 378 724-3 (2014, UK) Mono

CD Island Remasters ‎- IMCD 319 (2005, Europe) Remastered by Paschal Byrne with a bonus track, previously unreleased

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JOHN MARTYN London Conversation ratings distribution

(17 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(6%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(41%)
Good, but non-essential (47%)
Collectors/fans only (6%)
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3 stars London Conversation was John Martyn's first album, which was recorded when he was just 18. It is much more folk oriented than his jazz/blues tinged offerings that came later. But his altered, mainly acoustic tunings give a different feel to the album than to some other Folk albums of the time. H ... (read more)

Report this review (#621772) | Posted by Frankie Flowers | Saturday, January 28, 2012 | Review Permanlink

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