The Record Collection

John Martyn: Solid Air (1973)

Island ILPS 9226
IMCD 274

Track list:

01 – Solid Air
02 – Over the Hill
03 – Don’t Want to Know
04 – I’d Rather Be the Devil
05 – Go Down Easy
06 – Dreams by the Sea
07 – May You Never
08 – The Man in the Station
09 – The Easy Blues (Jelly Roll Blues / Gentle Blues)
+ bonus track (no on original LP)
10 – I’d Rather Be the Devil (live 1975)

Personnel:

John Martyn – Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Synthesizer (#9)
Danny Thompson – Double Bass
Tony Coe – Saxophone (#1,6)
Tristan Fry – Vibraphone (#1)
Simon Nicol – Autoharp (#2)
Richard Thompson – Mandolin (#2)
Sue Draheim – Violin (#2)
John ‘Rabbit’ Bundrick – Piano, Electric Piano, Organ, Clavinet
Dave Pegg – Bass
Dave Mattacks – Drums
Neemoi Acquaye ‘speedy’ – Congas

Recorded at Island and Sound Techniques Studios; November and December, 1972

Producer – John Martyn, John Wood

Solid Air – notes (pdf 66.5KB)

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