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John Martyn / The Head and the Heart: The Acoustic John Martyn

Head and Heart: The Acoustic John Martyn is a new two-CD set from Universal that brings together ‘key album tracks’, a scattering of live performances and various rarities, including some unreleased demo recordings.

This double-disc collection kicks off with four tracks from John Martyn‘s 1967 debut London Conversation before unveiling three unheard demos from the follow-up, 1968’s The Tumbler.

The title track from 1971’s Bless This Weather is included – as performed live on BBC TV’s The Old Grey Whistle Test – as Head and Heart moves through the 1970s, cherry-picking tracks of interest from various sources, including the deluxe edition of Solid Air and the Island Years box set from 2013.

The sleeve notes are handled by Mick Houghton, who penned the Sandy Denny biography I’ve Always Kept A Unicorn. Head and Heart: The Acoustic John Martyn is set for release on 28 April 2017. No vinyl version has been announced (thus far).

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CD1

  1. Fairy Tale Lullaby – from London Conversation (1967)
  2. London Conversation – from London Conversation (1967)
  3. Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright – from London Conversation (1967)
  4. She Moved Through The Fair – from London Conversation (1967)
  5. Goin’ Down To Memphis – demo version from The Tumbler session (1968)
  6. A Day At The Sea – demo version from The Tumbler session (1968)
  7. Seven Black Roses – demo version from The Tumbler session  (1968)
  8. Woodstock – from Stormbringer! (1970)
  9. John The Baptist – Demo version from Stormbringer! session 16th April 1969
  10. Traffic Light Lady – Demo version from Stormbringer! session 16th April 1969
  11. Parcels – from The Road To Ruin with Beverley Martyn (1970)
  12. New Day – from The Road To Ruin with Beverley Martyn (1970)
  13. Tree Green – from The Road To Ruin with Beverley Martyn (1970)
  14. Go Easy – from Bless The Weather (1971)
  15. Bless The Weather – OGWT performance from Nigel Lees (1971)
  16. Head and Heart – from Bless The Weather (1971)
  17. Singing In The Rain – Alt Take (1971)
  18. In The Evening – from Ain’t No Saint (2008)

CD2

  1. The Glory Of Love – from Ain’t No Saint (2008)
  2. Solid Air – from Solid Air (1973)
  3. Over The Hill – Alt Take from the Solid Air Deluxe Edition (1973)
  4. May You Never – Live from the Solid Air Deluxe Edition (1973)
  5. Go Down Easy – Take 3 from The Island Years box set
  6. When It’s Dark – from the Solid Air Deluxe Edition
  7. Fine Lines – from Inside Out (1973)
  8. Ways To Cry – from Inside Out (1973)
  9. Beverley / Make No Mistake – from the Bob Harris show 10/10/1973
  10. One Day Without You – from John Peel session 7/1/1975
  11. Lay It All Down – from Sunday’s Child (1974)
  12. My Baby Girl – from John Peel session 7/1/1975
  13. All For The Love Of You – from Ain’t No Saint (2008)
  14. Working It Out – from Ain’t No Saint (2008)
  15. Spencer The Rover – from Sight and Sound “In Concert”  31/12/1977
  16. Certain Surprise / Couldn’t Love You More – John Peel session 18/1/1977
  17. Patterns In The Rain – Live at the Island Records Birthday Party – 4/7/1987 from The Island Years

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