Killeen has also put together an 'Island People' sampler LP, featuring cuts from all seven albums and designed for in-store play.
Hits and misses
A distinct disappointment.
Co-billed with Roberts was John Martyn, a native of Glasgow and a fixture on the English folk circuit for some years who enjoyed some exposure here as a duo with wife Beverley.
'String Band,' Martyn on Troubadour Bill
Second-billed John Martyn's lyrics are painlessly buried beneath his murmuring voice as his face is under a mop of hair..
At the Troubadour
John Martyn opened the evening with a set of acoustical blues, the most interesting being The Weather,
Current Night Club Acts in Review...
How often is an entire show, main and supporting acts, totally fulfilling? When it happens, the effect is incredible... but that's the bill this week at the Troubadour.
John Martyn was born in Glasgow, Scotland and established his early reputation in many of the country's top folk clubs.
Opening the bill was Island Records (Capitol) recording artist John Martyn who was truly dazzling on acoustic guitar throughout his set
During the tour of Traffic, Free and John Martyn a reporter researched the economics behind touring and promoting. The following part is particularly interesting because it shows a) that musicians tend to be too naive, b) John was right about his mistrust of the music industry, and c) Chris Blackwell cares about his artists.
Charles Mingus, Folksinger Fill the Bill
Charles Mingus and a Scottish folksinger on the same bill? Okay, the billing seems somewhat unlikely, to put it mildly. Except it really isn't all that outlandish.