Annotation

This was also released as The John Martyn Story in 2006, identical disks/tracks, different artwork

Annotation last modified on 2016-12-28 18:50 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Fairy Tale Lullaby
John Martyn ?:??
2 Seven Black Roses
Al Stewart & John Martyn ?:??
3 John the Baptist
Joe Boyd, John Martyn & Beverley Martyn ?:??
4 Woodstock
Joe Boyd, John Martyn & Beverley Martyn ?:??
5 Primrose Hill
Joe Boyd, John Martyn, Beverley Martyn & Paul Harris ?:??
6 Parcels
Joe Boyd, John Martyn, Beverley Martyn & Paul Harris ?:??
7 Bless the Weather
John Martyn & John Wood ?:??
8 Head and Heart
John Martyn & John Wood ?:??
9 Glistening Glyndebourne
John Martyn & John Wood ?:??
10 May You Never
John Martyn & John Wood ?:??
11 Solid Air
John Martyn & John Wood ?:??
12 Don't Want to Know
John Martyn & John Wood ?:??
13 The Man in the Station
John Martyn & John Wood ?:??
14 Fine Lines
John Martyn ?:??
15 Ways to Cry
John Martyn ?:??
16 Root Love
John Martyn ?:??
17 You Can Discover
John Martyn ?:??
18 Spencer the Rover
John Martyn ?:??
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Smiling Stranger
Chris Blackwell & John Martyn ?:??
2 One World
Chris Blackwell & John Martyn ?:??
3 Couldn't Love You More
Chris Blackwell & John Martyn ?:??
4 Small Hours
Chris Blackwell & John Martyn ?:??
5 Some People Are Crazy
John Martyn & Martin Levan ?:??
6 Johnny Too Bad
John Martyn & Martin Levan ?:??
7 Hurt in Your Heart
John Martyn & Martin Levan ?:??
8 Sweet Little Mystery
John Martyn & Martin Levan ?:??
9 Fisherman's Dream
John Martyn, Harvey Goldberg, Stephen Street & Dave Murricane ?:??
10 Over the Rainbow
Dave Murricane, Harvey Goldberg, John Martyn & Stephen Street ?:??
11 Serendipity
John Martyn, Brian Young & Robin Rankin ?:??
12 Angeline
John Martyn, Brian Young & Robin Rankin ?:??
13 Send Me One Line
John Martyn ?:??
14 Hole in the Rain
John Martyn ?:??
15 Sunshine's Better
John Martyn, Spencer Cozens & Steven Taylor ?:??
16 The Downward Pull of Human Nature
John Martyn, Spencer Cozens & Steven Taylor ?:??

Credits

CD 1

composer:
John Martyn (British singer-songwriter and guitarist) (tracks 10–12, 14–15)
lyricist:
John Martyn (British singer-songwriter and guitarist) (tracks 10–12)
writer:
John Martyn (British singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 1)
Iain David McGeachy (tracks 7–9, 13, 16–17)
later translated versions:
Niemois soisd (track 10)
recording of:
Bless the Weather (track 7)
Fairy Tale Lullaby (track 1)
Fine Lines (track 14)
Head and Heart (track 8)
Man in the Station (track 13)
May You Never (track 10)
Root Love (track 16)
Solid Air (track 11)
Ways to Cry (track 15)
You Can Discover (track 17)

CD 2

composer:
John Martyn (British singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 12)
Delroy Wilson (track 6)
Harold Arlen (1938) (track 10)
lyricist:
John Martyn (British singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 12)
Delroy Wilson (track 6)
Yip Harburg (1938) (track 10)
writer:
Winston Bailey (track 6)
Hylton Beckford (track 6)
Derrick Leapold Crooks (reggae artist aka "Crooks", founder of "The Slickers") (track 6)
John Martyn (British singer-songwriter and guitarist) (tracks 1, 4–5, 7–8)
Iain David McGeachy (track 15)
publisher:
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 10)
Leo Feist Music (track 10)
Warner/Chappell (track 10)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (track 10)
arrangements:
cover recording of:
Over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz) (track 10)
is the basis for:
MAIN THEME (Rainbow Islands) (track 10)
later translated versions:
Kom vila (track 3)
Ovan regnbågen (track 10)
Pāri varavīksnei (Over the Rainbow) (track 10)
虹の彼方 (Japanese Version of Over the Rainbow) (track 10)
later versions:
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Marusha rave version of "Over the Rainbow") (track 10)
part of:
The Wizard of Oz (Arlen/Harburg musical, introduced in the 1939 motion picture) (track 10)
recording of:
Angeline (track 12)
Hurt in Your Heart (track 7)
Johnny Too Bad (track 6)
Small Hours (track 4)
Smiling Stranger (track 1)
Sunshine’s Better (track 15)

Release

part of: Gold (Universal Records)
ASIN: UK: B0010M6GUA [info]