John Martyn is both a gifted songwriter and a great performer. He has written and recorded more than 200 songs; the number of covers being remarkably low.
When John does cover a song, his version tends to eat up the original; when other artists cover a John song, it hardly ever works satisfactory. Therefore, it is advisory to issue a
VIRUS WARNING against John Martyn records:
DO NOT LISTEN TO THEM because they will
IRREVERSIBLY CHANGE THE MUSICAL WIRING INSIDE YOUR BRAIN.