London, Shaw Theatre, 14 Oct 1973

27 Oct 1973
Melody Maker
Karl Dallas

A lesser man might have taken his audience slowly, by easy stages, through from his acoustic beginnings onto his electronic now. After all, moving from wooden sounds to solid state electricity has always been a hard road, and has floored many a great talent before him, who has had to wait a while until his audience catches up with him.

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Inside Out

Solid Shenai

Record Mirror

Found myself talking to John Martyn over the phone this week. I still don't know why. They phoned me up and said the interview's cancelled, can you do it over the phone?

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Inside Out advert

6 Oct 1973
Melody Maker

This one page advert was printed in Melody Maker of 6 October 1973 (page 21). It contains 23 tour dates, most of them with Danny Thompson.

A new album | John Martyn Inside Out
Album No ILPS 9253, Cassette No ZCI 9253 and Cartridge No Y8I 9253
Produced by John Martyn

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A Happy Man...

Dave Neale
Supersnazz #2

Talking with John Martyn

SS:- What sort of things have influenced you?
JM:- Alcohol, drugs, everyday life and all the music I've ever heard. I don't have any major influences at the moment. I can tell you the records I listen to more than any others, Alice Coltrane1 mostly. If I want to dance and get drunk I listen to Tamla [Motown records] and I listen to Stevie Wonder if I want to bop about and get nicely stoned; I feel most comfortable, most harmonious, must musical with Alice Coltrane, that's really the one that's on all the time. My desert island disc. And also Leon Thomas' record, the one with Wayne Shorter.... oh, and Weather Report are the best band in the world. Just exceptional.

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Island Sampler [1973]

1 Oct 1973
The Bottom Line:

Long promo sampler from Inside Out period

"Promotional copy not for resale"
island records ltd
22 st peters square
london w6 9nw

I had to estimate the release date but based on the releases involved, it was probably around October 1st 1973.

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Vinyl: Island 16


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