Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography

ONE WORLD

John Martyn

Prog Folk


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

John Martyn One World album cover
3.52 | 24 ratings | 3 reviews | 17% 5 stars

Write a review
Buy JOHN MARTYN Music
from Progarchives.com partners
Studio Album, released in 1977

Songs / Tracks Listing


1. Dealer (5:01)
2. One World (4:12)
3. Smiling Stranger (3:32)
4. Big Muff (6:32)
5. Couldn't Love You More (3:09)
6. Certain Surprise (3:55)
7. Dancing (3:46)
8. Small Hours (8:48)
Total Time 38:52

Lyrics

Search JOHN MARTYN One World lyrics

Music tabs (tablatures)

Search JOHN MARTYN One World tabs

Line-up / Musicians


- John Martyn / vocals, guitar, harmonica
- John Field / flute
- Steve Winwood / bass, electric piano, Moog synthesiser
- Danny Thompson / bass

Thanks to Adams Bolero for the addition
Edit this entry

JOHN MARTYN MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

Buy JOHN MARTYN One World Music


One WorldOne World
Deluxe Edition · Import
Universal UK 2004
Audio CD$8.52
$8.55 (used)
John Martyn ..Solid Air/One World 2 - CD 1992 Island RecordsJohn Martyn ..Solid Air/One World 2 - CD 1992 Island Records
Island Records
Audio CD$41.94 (used)
One World by JOHN MARTYN (2004-11-08)One World by JOHN MARTYN (2004-11-08)
Universal UK
Audio CD$54.76
One World Sampler by Martyn, John (2006-11-13)One World Sampler by Martyn, John (2006-11-13)
One World UK
Audio CD$49.37
One World (USA 1st pressing vinyl LP)One World (USA 1st pressing vinyl LP)
Import
Island Records
Vinyl$29.99 (used)
One World SamplerOne World Sampler
Import
One World UK 2006
Audio CD$10.74
$10.74 (used)

Right Now on Ebay (logo)
CD Album: John Martyn : The One World Sampler USD $8.17 [0 bids]
1h 38m
One World (Deluxe Edition) - The Gentlest Circus, One World by John Martyn USD $3.14 [0 bids]
6h 6m
John Martyn - One World (Deluxe) NEW 2 x CD USD $14.40 Buy It Now 9h 38m
John Martyn 'One World' oz press USD $5.96 [0 bids]
1 day
John Martyn - One World (1990) USD $8.09 Buy It Now 1 day
John Martyn - One World (2004) USD $14.73 Buy It Now 1 day
JOHN MARTYN One World LP VINYL 8 Track Heavy Vinyl Repress With Inner Sleeve USD $29.27 Buy It Now 1 day
JOHN MARTYN "ONE WORLD" GREAT PICTURE FULL PAGE ADVERT FROM 1973 USD $16.28 Buy It Now 2 days
JOHN MARTYN [ 2004 ] 2 CD DELUXE EDITION - ONE WORLD - EXCELLENT CONDITION USD $11.30 Buy It Now 2 days
One World [Deluxe Edition] by John Martyn (CD, Nov-2004, 2 Discs, Universal) USD $12.00 Buy It Now 2 days
JOHN MARTYN One World LP VINYL 8 Track Heavy Vinyl Repress With Inner Sleeve A USD $28.65 Buy It Now 3 days
John Martyn The Apprentice CD Remastered One World Records UK 2007 NEAR MINT USD $27.37 Buy It Now 3 days
LP vinyl John Martyn One World 1st Original Press 1977 ILPS 9492 VG+ / VG Sleeve USD $18.85 Buy It Now 3 days
One World John Martyn UK 2 CD album (Double CD) 9819222 UNIVERSAL 2004 USD $19.47 Buy It Now 3 days
JOHN MARTYN - ONE WORLD * 2016 VINYL LP 180 GRAM NEW & SEALED USD $27.00 Buy It Now 4 days
JOHN MARTYN "ONE WORLD" ALBUM AND TOUR DATES FULL PAGE ADVERT FROM 1977 USD $13.02 Buy It Now 4 days
NEW One World [deluxe Edition] by John Martyn CD (CD) Free P&H USD $21.83 Buy It Now 4 days
John Martyn ..Solid Air/One World 2 - CD 1992 Island Records USD $45.93 Buy It Now 5 days
JOHN MARTYN - ONE WORLD LP USD $25.13 Buy It Now 6 days
John Martyn - One World (New 2CD Deluxe Edition) CD NEW & SEALED USD $1.24 [1 bids]
6 days
JOHN MARTYN "ONE WORLD" CD NEW+ USD $16.26 Buy It Now 6 days
Folk Folk Rock Blues Rock 70's LP-John Martyn-One World-UK Island recs dark blue USD $34.57 Buy It Now 6 days
John Martyn-One World VINYL NEW USD $30.60 Buy It Now 6 days
JOHN MARTYN ONE WORLD CD NEW USD $14.07 Buy It Now 7 days
John Martyn - One World (NEW CD) USD $10.04 Buy It Now 7 days
JOHN MARTYN - ONE WORLD, 2016 EU vinyl LP, SEALED! FREE REGISTERED SHIPPING! USD $31.99 Buy It Now 7 days
John Martyn Couldn't Love You More UK CD album (CDLP) OW126CD ONE WORLD 2007 USD $6.27 Buy It Now 7 days
One World [VINYL] John Martyn Vinyl USD $29.83 Buy It Now 7 days
JOHN MARTYN ONE WORLD LP ILPS 9492/A1 TRIDENT B1 JONZ/1977 EXCELLENT SUPER COPY! USD $23.87 Buy It Now 8 days
One World: Deluxe Edition - 2 DISC SET - John Martyn (2004, CD New) USD $19.35 Buy It Now 8 days
John Martyn - One World: Deluxe Edition [CD New] USD $17.67 Buy It Now 8 days
One World [Deluxe Edition] by John Martyn (CD, Nov-2004, 2 Discs, Universal) USD $16.25 Buy It Now 8 days
One World: Deluxe Edition - John Martyn (CD Used Very Good) USD $16.47 Buy It Now 8 days
One World [Deluxe Edition] by John Martyn (CD, Nov-2004, 2 Discs, Universal) USD $16.00 Buy It Now 8 days
One World [Deluxe Edition] by John Martyn (CD, Nov-2004, 2 Discs, Universal) USD $32.29 Buy It Now 8 days
John Martyn One World Island Records ILPS 9492 US Pressing USD $24.24 Buy It Now 9 days
John Martyn - One World [Vinyl New] USD $20.82 Buy It Now 10 days
One World - John Martyn 602547852793 (Vinyl Used Very Good) USD $18.90 Buy It Now 10 days
One World [10/21] by John Martyn (Vinyl, Oct-2016, Island (Label)) USD $18.37 Buy It Now 10 days
john martyn, one world, 1977 advert, poster size press advert USD $6.27 Buy It Now 11 days
JOHN MARTYN ONE WORLD CASSETTE USD $6.27 Buy It Now 11 days
JOHN MARTYN One World Tape Cassette 2 USD $6.27 Buy It Now 13 days
JOHN MARTYN - One World ~ VINYL LP USD $23.87 Buy It Now 13 days
John Martyn - One World VINYL LP NEW/ MINT (21ST OCTOBER) USD $22.61 Buy It Now 14 days
John Martyn Live at the Town and Country Club 1986 One World Collectors Series USD $6.39 Buy It Now 14 days
John Martyn Cooltide 1998 One World CD mfg in Austria Out of Print USD $15.99 Buy It Now 14 days
One World - John Martyn Compact Disc USD $27.69 Buy It Now 16 days
John Martyn - One World New Vinyl USD $27.59 Buy It Now 16 days
John Martyn - One World - John Martyn CD L8VG USD $14.97 Buy It Now 16 days
John Martyn-One World (UK IMPORT) VINYL NEW USD $22.70 Buy It Now 16 days
John Martyn-One World [deluxe Edition] CD NEW USD $24.58 Buy It Now 16 days
One World [deluxe Edition] 0602498192221 by John Martyn, CD, BRAND NEW FREE P USD $21.98 Buy It Now 17 days
JOHN MARTYN ONE WORLD ORIGINAL ADVERT 16 X 12" POSTER SIZE 10 DEC 1977 USD $16.33 Buy It Now 18 days
One World by John Martyn. USD $35.45 Buy It Now 20 days
JOHN MARTYN - One World (Vinyl LP ILPS 9492) USD $18.85 Buy It Now 21 days
One World John Martyn Audio CD USD $10.39 Buy It Now 21 days
One World [John Martyn] New CD USD $9.97 Buy It Now 22 days
JOHN MARTYN - One World - cassette tape album USD $6.27 Buy It Now 22 days
John Martyn - One World (NEW 12" VINYL LP) USD $26.38 Buy It Now 22 days
John Martyn - One World NEW CD USD $6.32 Buy It Now 23 days
John Martyn - One World NEW CD USD $6.25 Buy It Now 23 days
JOHN MARTYN - ONE WORLD (VINYL) VINYL LP NEW+ USD $31.93 Buy It Now 24 days
John Martyn - One World - 180gram Vinyl LP & Download *NEW* USD $28.90 Buy It Now 24 days
One World by John Martyn. USD $15.78 Buy It Now 24 days
JOHN MARTYN "ONE WORLD" GREAT PICTURE FULL PAGE ADVERT FROM 1973 USD $13.84 Buy It Now 25 days
JOHN MARTYN ONE WORLD VG+ TO VG++ HEAR IT USD $15.00 Buy It Now 25 days
One World by John Martyn (CD, Feb-1990, Island (Label)) USD $5.31 Buy It Now 25 days
One World - John Martyn (2002, CD New) USD $7.97 Buy It Now 25 days
John Martyn - One World [CD New] USD $9.27 Buy It Now 25 days
JOHN MARTYN-ONE WORLD; US CD; JEWEL CASE;CID 9492; MASTERED BY NIMBUS USD $7.00 Buy It Now 25 days
John Martyn - One World - Sealed 180g Vinyl LP + Download USD $26.08 Buy It Now 25 days
One World [10/21] by John Martyn (Vinyl, Oct-2016, Island (Label)) USD $20.81 Buy It Now 26 days
John Martyn - One World - John Martyn CD JTVG USD $8.60 Buy It Now 27 days
John Martyn-One World [deluxe Edition] (UK IMPORT) CD NEW USD $12.32 Buy It Now 27 days
John Martyn - One World (New 2CD Deluxe Edition) USD $18.84 Buy It Now 27 days
John Martyn - One World NEW LP USD $20.78 Buy It Now 28 days
One World * by John Martyn (CD, Feb-1990, Island (Label)) USD $8.99 Buy It Now 28 days
John Martyn One World LP (1977) UK Pressing Electronic Rock Folk World Country USD $20.00 Buy It Now 28 days

More places to buy JOHN MARTYN music online Buy JOHN MARTYN & Prog Rock Digital Music online:

JOHN MARTYN One World ratings distribution


3.52
(24 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(17%)
17%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(42%)
42%
Good, but non-essential (42%)
42%
Collectors/fans only (0%)
0%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

JOHN MARTYN One World reviews


Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by Sean Trane
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Prog Folk
3 stars After almost three years since his last studio deceiving album Sunday's Child, most of Martyn's fans were expecting pmich of the coming One World. To say the least, the album did not get unanimous acceptance by the fans: those expecting another Solid air were definitely disappointed, however those wanting more accessible tunes were very happy. Indeed Martyn wrote maybe his poppiest album of the 70's, whether Stevie Winwood's presence over most of the tracks, and the gradual disappearance of Danny Thompson (less than half the tracks), but one feels an era has passed, and it won't come back. Winwood himself was in a transitional phase of his cerreer and released his first (excellent) solo album the same year, but it would be another 5 year until the hugely successful (sales-wise anyway) Arc Of A Diver

Don't get fooled by the opening track Dealer, it's not the Traffic track, but a Martyn original that IMHO does make hint at the 68 song. but it's relatively funky and upbeat, a perfect way to start an album, even if the track is only average at best. Much more interesting is the slow title track, where Martyn's echoplex effect pedals are used to great effects under Handsford Rowe's (future Gongzilla) superb round bass. Another winner is Smiling Stranger with Winwood's Arabic strings synths in the background, but again Solid Air is ac distant memory. The didgeridoo-lead Big Muff track features Brand X's Morris Pert on percussions, but the track is not only repetitive, but overstays its welcome by a good three minutes. Not sure if the co-author Lee Perry uses the "Scratch" epithet, but like many tunes f this album, the track is on the limit between funk and reggae.

The flipside sees the return of Danny Thompson on bass, and directly with a bow on the contrabass, Couldn't Love You More is a return to Bless the Weather, but the following Captain Surprise sticks out like a sore thumb, especially the cheesy trad jazz sax solo. You might gas well ship the next Dancing track, to get faster to the album's best piece, the almost 9-mins, the sleep inducing (and aptly titled) Small Hours.

Actually, although this album is often fondly remembered, I personally think that it is of the same accabit as Sunday's Child, possibly even worse of the 70's. The strory doesn't tell you whether Martyn himself was pleased with the album, but it certainly did not prompt him back soon in the studio as the the next (and much betterà Grace And Danger wouldn't huit the shops until three years later. As for this one, it certainly is NOT a priority

Review by BrufordFreak
COLLABORATOR Jazz-Rock / Fusion / Canterbury Team
4 stars One World was a lucky discovery for me at an open air market in the city of Norwich in 1980. In one fell swoop I was introduced to the deeply moving, introspective work of this bluesy folk artist as both Solid Air and One World played over a cheap sound system while I perused the bins of albums and tapes. I bought both. Though One World's "Couldn't Love You More" (3:09) (9/10) was remade in 1981 for the Phil Collins-produced Glorious Fool under the production guidance and instrumental ensemble assistance of one Eric Clapton (featuring Max Middleton, Alan Thompson and drummer Phil Collins in support), the original version remains a favorite of mine. For me the stunning and haunting "Small Hours" (8:44) (10/10) remains the centerpiece and jewel of the album though it is the last song on Side Two. The Echoplex guitar sound--which Martyn hung on to as a signature sound for most of his career--is used to absolute perfection here, with the sound of boats and wooden docks creaking in the water, as if the song was recorded outside.

Other outstanding favorites include: "Dealer" (4:58) (9/10); "One World" (4:10) (9/10); "Big Muff" (6:30) (8/10); the lovely STEPHEN BISHOP-like "Certain Surprise" (3:52) (10/10), and; the delightfully playful "Dancing" (3:43) (9/10).

Latest members reviews

3 stars One World is one of John Martyn's more experimental works. All the albums of his that I've heard have laid-back moods, but possess their own characters. This is quite atmospheric, and the way that Martyn blended his signature rhythmic, echoey guitar sounds with jazzy drumming, funky bass and s ... (read more)

Report this review (#622312) | Posted by Frankie Flowers | Sunday, January 29, 2012 | Review Permanlink

Post a review of JOHN MARTYN "One World"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives