Recent Site Changes

  • June 14 2019 Announcement of Fringe Festival series of shows leads to six new 1988 gigdates. Heriot Watt Theatre.
  • June 13 2019 Fife Aid 2 show also got reviewed in The List of 05 Aug 1988.
  • June 12 2019 The List announced the Fife Aid 2 Festival with all the ambitions that went into it. July 1988, Eco Rock.
  • June 11 2019 Small but amusing New Musical Express review of Edinburgh Festival performance August 1973.
  • June 09 2019 Sunday's Child got a review in Sounds. Written by Geoff Barton.
  • June 07 2019 Tiny piece Exposure from June 2000, so Glasgow Walker era.
  • June 05 2019 Interesting Melody Maker interview with Danny Thompson from 1976, so post JM.
  • June 04 2019 More Danny Thompson from 1989. On Playing Bass, Q magazine.
  • June 02 2019 1989 The List article with Danny Thompson added containing Seventies JM anecdote.
  • June 01 2019 Making Of Solid Air story from Uncut included.
  • May 31 2019 Major cleanup in Media household. Flash is on the way out.
  • May 30 2019 Replaced 1214 footnotes with a more decent term 'sitenotes'.
  • May 29 2019 John played the 3rd Lisdoonvarna Festival in 1980, proves John Wynne.
  • May 28 2019 Cooltone page can do without Flash.
  • May 26 2019 New very old gigdate: London, 14 Nov 1969, College for the Distributive Trades. With Manfred Mann Chapter III and Bulldog Breed.
  • May 25 2019 Large Dutch Oor interview from 1985 added. Johnny & The Kid. Writer Rogier van Bakel still remembers.
  • May 22 2019 Concert review and interview in Q of Dublin Mean Fiddler show 07 Apr 1998.
  • May 20 2019 Concert details Edinburgh Festival, 22 Aug 1973.
  • May 19 2019 Sunday Times wrote favourably about Johnny Boy Would Love This tribute album; Here's Johnny (Aug 2011).
  • May 18 2019 New gigdate: 07 Apr 1998, Dublin Mean Fiddler.
  • May 17 2019 Uncut article about Solid Air from December 2000.
  • May 16 2019 Concert details 12 May 1974 Roundhouse show. John Neil Munro.
  • May 15 2019 Trip down memory lane: program Cambridge Folk Festival 1986 added.
  • May 14 2019 Record Store Day 2015 single Cocain added. One of the more useless ones.
  • May 12 2019 Kingston Folk Barge got page of its own in the Picture section.
  • May 11 2019 Views 3.23.
  • May 10 2019 John Neil Munro dug up ancient and disastrous NME gig review of 15 Nov 1975, North London Poly.
  • May 09 2019 Tracked down autographed Live At Leeds #259.
  • May 08 2019 Drupal engine upgrade 7.67.
  • May 07 2019 Sweet Little Mystery never made it to the Johnny Boy Would Love This tribute album.
  • May 06 2019 Cambridge Folk Festival 1986 saw two shows with Danny Thompson on consecutive dates.
  • May 05 2019 Labels for Solid Air.
  • May 04 2019 The excellent folk club history Singing From The Floor contains some nice John Martyn anekdotes.
  • May 03 2019 Ticket stub and concert details Newcastle Playhouse, 22 May 1990. Thanx Martin Claridge.
  • May 02 2019 Bridget St. John's Ask Me No Questions got original cover and proper JM credits.
  • May 01 2019 Thank You For by Bridget St. John got original cover.
  • April 30 2019 Roy Apps points the way to the oldest poster so far: High Wycombe 1970.
  • April 28 2019 Joe Boyd's Witchseason business was taken over about 04 Apr 1970, proves an advert.
  • April 27 2019 Theo Johnson chapter from Sandy Denny book by Philip Ward.
  • April 26 2019 Sleevenotes for Bawdy British Ballads.
  • April 25 2019 Theo Johnson made a record of his own.. Bawdy British Ballads. I listened to it. Twice.
  • April 24 2019 Added a dedicated page about Theo Johnson. About time.
  • April 20 2019 Ask Me No Questions by Bridget St. John got more accurate release date.
  • April 18 2019 Drupal engine upgrade 7.66.
  • April 16 2019 Six consecutive new gigdates, August 1988, Edinburgh Heriot Watt Theatre.
  • April 15 2019 Paul Phillips points to missing live tv-recording of Suzanne for VH-1 channel. June 1995.
  • April 11 2019 Module Missing Message Fixer 1.8.
  • April 10 2019 Much more details about Sarnico concert 13 Aug 2006. Carlo Conti was there..
  • April 08 2019 Wizz Jones got correct name in the 70s giglist.
  • April 06 2019 Please Fall In Love With Me single - two company sleeves added.
  • April 05 2019 More info Please Fall In Love With Me single.
  • April 04 2019 Ticket stub and concert details Belfast, Rotterdam Bar, 18 Sep 2007.
  • April 03 2019 Views 3.22.
  • April 02 2019 New gigdate: Glasgow, Sub Club, 29 Dec 1988.
  • April 01 2019 Victoria Hall Hanley poster got a little bigger.
  • March 31 2019 Two new gigdates: Glasgow Moir Hall, 12 and 13 Mar 1988.
  • March 30 2019 Concert details Glasgow Pavilion 09 Feb 1986.
  • March 29 2019 Concert details Edinburgh Assembly Rooms, 07 Feb 1986.
  • March 28 2019 Sarah Jane Morris also coming to the Gathering.
  • March 26 2019 And another new gigdate: Edinburgh, Queen's Hall, 25 Aug 1986.
  • March 25 2019 New gigdate: Edinburgh, Queen's Hall, 24 Aug 1986.
  • March 23 2019 Italian Boy Music weekly ran a familiar interview from Melody Maker, 02 Dec 1982.
  • March 21 2019 Announcement of 2019 Summer Gathering. Recommended.
  • March 20 2019 Drupal engine upgrade 7.65.
  • March 19 2019 Back to Top 1.6.
  • March 16 2019 Concert details Philadelphia show 01 Apr 1978.
  • March 15 2019 Unknown Melody Maker interview from October 1982. Not the best writing, not the best period.
  • March 14 2019 Views 3.21.
  • March 13 2019 NME Book of Rock had an entry on JM back in 1977.
  • March 12 2019 Paul Colbert reviewed Well Kept Secret for Melody Maker. 04 Sep 1982.
  • March 11 2019 EU Cookie Compliance 1.28. Buggy buggy.
  • March 10 2019 Well Kept Secret Tour Leeds concert reviewed in Melody Maker 16 Oct 1982.
  • March 09 2019 Unknown Melody Maker review Hammersmith Odeon show of 01 Nov 1981. Dug up by John Neil Munro.
  • March 08 2019 EU Cookie Compliance 1.27. Buggy.
  • March 07 2019 Paul Diss provides very old new gigdate: 09 May 1970, Chichester, Bishop Otter College.
  • March 06 2019 EU Cookie Compliance 1.26.
  • March 05 2019 Interesting Melody Maker interview from November 1978: Love Is The Bug.
  • March 03 2019 Varsity Tour For Martyn article produces four new 1978 gigdates.
  • March 02 2019 Promoted this file to front page footer to keep you better up to date.
  • March 01 2019 Tweaked the way pictures are shown on pages.
  • February 28 2019 Melody Maker reviewed first Island concert of Bronco/ JM/ Claire Hamill tour, 14 Jan 1972.
  • February 26 2019 New old gigdate. Friday 17 Mar 1972, London College of Furniture. John Neil Munro.
  • February 25 2019 Big Sounds interview from Inside Out era, 18 Aug 1973.
  • February 23 2019 One of the first proper reviews: Stormbringer, 07 Mar 1970 in Melody Maker.
  • February 22 2019 Very old and interesting Melody Maker interview (Feb 1972) about acoustic and electric. Hat tip John Neil Munro.
  • February 21 2019 Irish interview from 1998 published by Hot Press.
  • February 19 2019 More info about Millstreet Music Fair of 04 Aug 1996.
  • February 18 2019 Danny Thompson was interviewed by Scots Magazine before Celtic Connections memorial concert.
  • February 16 2019 Reconstructed new gigdate: Thursday 10 Feb 1972, London, City University.
  • February 15 2019 Danny Thompson was interviewed by The Telegraph for his 75th birthday. Issue 28 Mar 2014.
  • February 14 2019 Media: YouTube 3.8.
  • February 12 2019 Ticket stub and details for 13 Feb 1973 Williamsburg show.
  • February 10 2019 Reconstructed a poster for Nottingham show of 19 Feb 1977.
  • February 09 2019 Rare promo slide from And period in Pictures section.
  • February 08 2019 Chaos Tools 1.15.
  • February 07 2019 Drupal engine upgrade 7.64.
  • February 05 2019 Heathfield house got corrected name; Kenyata instead of Kenana.
  • February 04 2019 The Times spoke to Danny Thompson for career description in context of Celtic Connections memorial concert.
  • February 03 2019 Another and rare Ringside Seat picture from the boxing gym.
  • February 02 2019 Ringside Seat picture added from the time of Live At Leeds.
  • February 01 2019 Herald publishes career description on day beforte Celtic Connections show.
  • January 30 2019 New gigdate: 16 Jun 1986, Manchester. Frank Connolly remembered.
  • January 26 2019 The Devil Inside, story in The National announcing Celtic Connections remembrance concert.
  • January 25 2019 Solid Air article in February 2019 edition of Uncut.
  • January 24 2019 October 1991 show at Amsterdam Paradiso got reviewed in Trouw newspaper.
  • January 23 2019 Trouw announced five Dutch gigdates during 1991 Cooltide tour.
  • January 22 2019 John featured in Saturday Night Clyde episode, reveals Dutch newspaper from 05 May 1990.
  • January 21 2019 Dutch 1989 background story about Chris Blackwell and sale of Island.
  • January 20 2019 Alan Bershaw restored very rare 1969 radio episode of My Kind Of Folk. Featuring Easy Blues and Fairy Tale Lullaby.
  • January 19 2019 More memories from Fond Memories of Battersea concert of 30 Jul 1977.
  • January 18 2019 Three new Dutch gigdates in 1989. Several new ones in Edinburgh.
  • January 17 2019 Drupal engine upgrade 7.62. And a hotfix in 7.63.
  • January 16 2019 Interesting Dutch interview from March 1986 with Alfred Bos, NRC Handelsblad.
  • January 15 2019 Tiny message from Heerlen to make sure date is correct. 28 March 1986.
  • January 14 2019 Utrecht Tivoli concert of 26 Mar 1986 also reviewed by Het Parool. That's three papers from one city.
  • January 13 2019 Utrecht Tivoli concert of 26 Mar 1986 was also reviewed by Trouw. Bigger deal.
  • January 12 2019 Utrecht Tivoli concert of 26 Mar 1986 was reviewed by De Volkskrant. Which is a big deal.
  • January 11 2019 Short announcement for Dutch Piece By Piece tour, Poptips from March 1986.
  • January 10 2019 John Neil Munro dug up rare NME review of Battersea benefit gig, August 1977.
  • January 09 2019 Short Volkskrant announcement of Dutch Piece By Piece tour dates. March 1986.
  • January 08 2019 John was first artist to play in renovated theatre of Groningen. Nieuwsblad van het Noorden, March 1986.
  • January 07 2019 Correct newspaper announcement with false date for Rotterdam Arena show of March 1986.
  • January 06 2019 Heavy trouble with Twitter. Module update 6.2.
  • January 05 2019 Het Vrije Volk confirms John cancelled his October 1985 appointment at Pandora's Box festival Rotterdam.
  • January 04 2019 Horrible announcement Pandora's Box October 1985 participation in communist Waarheid newspaper.
  • January 03 2019 Amsterdam Melkweg concert also reviewed by Trouw newspaper of 11 Feb 1985.
  • January 02 2019 Two Spanish catalogue numbers, for Apprentice vinyl album and Lonely Love maxi single.
  • January 01 2019 Happy New Year! Cleaned up the log file.