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    Posted: January 29 2009 at 08:47
(Admins, please leave this thread here. >>> He was my next major addition to Prog Folk, so let's do as if he was already in. )
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Salut l'artiste......Cry et MERCI pour la musique



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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 29 2009 at 09:32
Wow, that is a shock....sad news indeed. Unhappy
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 29 2009 at 09:51
Wow that is a shock - saw him at Glastonbury in 1986 & again at Cropredy a year or 2 back...



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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 29 2009 at 09:55
Too bad!He was a very good guitarist and I really enjoyed his playing in Neil Ardley'sHarmony of the spheres.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 29 2009 at 11:04
To say that this is a shock is an understatement.

I have always loved John Martyn.Not only for his music but also for his spirit and zest for LIFE!

My art teacher introduced me to his music in 1971 with the album,Bless the Weather.I in turn introduced others to his music.His music has always been extremely personal to me.

When John Martyn was around there was always the outside possibility of Immortality.Now that he has gone the skies have become that bit darker.

Rest in Peace,John, but only if you want to,

Do 'The Stanley' otherwise I'll thrash you with some rhubarb.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 29 2009 at 11:13
Oh dear, this is shocking!

I can only recommend everyone who loves Brand X, and Peter Gabriel's most sensitive solo ballads, to listen to John Martyn's GRACE AND DANGER. It's one of the best albums Phil Collins ever played drums on - far, far better than anything Phil did with the likes of Robert Plant or Eric Clapton, and EVEN better than the things he did with Eno or John Cale...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 29 2009 at 11:39
A great loss for all music ...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 29 2009 at 11:58
R.I.P John Martyn. Thank you so much for Solid Air...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 29 2009 at 12:02
Very Sad day had a tear in my Eye when i found out this morning,i have seen John  Live a few times always put on good show, One my fondest memories  of Glastonbury Festival was seeing John Play there, Very sad day indeed , will be digging out all my old John Martyn's Vinyls today,

Another one my Musical Heroes has gone today, guess will have to get use to seeing this more and more now as all the old original's are getting older, but what they leave Behind will never die, the Music Lives on.



RIP JOHN   love ya Man   and yep tears in my Eyes again sad sad day it is. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 29 2009 at 13:00
Never a fan, but certainly an admirer. RIP John.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 29 2009 at 13:12
OuchOuch I heard the very sad news at work this afternoon. A great loss to the entire music world.

I saw him live a couple of times.

Very sad - RIP.


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 29 2009 at 15:35
Another huge loss in a short period of time. This is getting pretty depressing...

RIP John
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 29 2009 at 16:21
A shock to us all. Gone to early.

R.I.P John

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 29 2009 at 21:46
wtf????  oh lord........dear John RIP
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 30 2009 at 01:42
Never heard of him. 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 01 2009 at 20:53
That's really sucko.  I play him on my radio show all the time.  RIP, John. Cry
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 02 2009 at 18:43
RIP - The now late, great musician whose influence touched all those who appreciate great music.
 
Whether you loved him, or perhaps you didn't, his influence has spread to effect more aspects of music than anyone can measure.
 
God bless you John and thank you. Myself among many others will miss you very much.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 09 2009 at 18:57
RIP John Martyn


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 20 2009 at 06:30
 Unhappy A great pity - John Martyn was a brilliant songwriter - and I always loved his extraordinary live performances - could see him live once here in Germany in the 90s ...

RIP John
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