Guitar students have few British solo heroes, but the Scotsman John Martyn comes close to claiming the crown as one of our best and most revered players. He straddles many styles, keeps impeccable musical company, and should have no trouble in filling London's Royal Festival Hall with many admirers on September 22.1
[Other artists in the column were Loudon Wainwright, Ginger Baker en Gary Numan.]
1 This was a solo performance, with Rico as supporting act.
This announcement was published in Now! of 21th September 1979. This was the second issue of the magazine, and it had Henry Kissinger on the cover. Now! was a short-lived UK current affairs magazine that existed from 1979 to 1981.
Material provided by John Neil Munro.