Singer John Martyn's 'On the Cobbles'

John Martyn is best known as a 1970s singer and songwriter with a great deep voice and strident guitar playing. He mixed jazz with folk, was a friend and contemporary of Nick Drake, and wrote a song called "May You Never," later made famous by guitarist Eric Clapton. Our reviewer Chris Nickson says that the latest John Martyn record, On The Cobbles, is his strongest record in decades. It comes after a long illness and the help of some loving and loyal friends and musicians.

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