The Bottom Line
Tell Them totally revisited.
A film by Lyn & Eleanor McMullan featuring John Martyn
Along with interviews, rehearsal footage and a bonus track (Sergeant, Sergeant).
About half of the material on this DVD is unreleased. A lot of stuff is familiar from the Tell Them video, however much of the behind the scenes and impromptu rehearsal footage of the original VHS tape has been deleted.
John Martyn - guitar and vocals
Spencer Cozens - keyboards
Arran Ahmun - drums (misspelled Aaron)
John Giblin - bass
Alan Thompson - bass
Jim Lampi - stick
Filmed between 1999 and 2003 in Scotland & Ireland.
Directed & Edited by Lyn McMullan
Produced by Eleanor McMullan
"This film on John Martyn was recorded between Nov 1999 and June 2003 in Ireland and Scotland. During the filming and afterwards we had many wonderful, unforgetteble, adventures with John. There's not a day goes by that we don't think of him."
|01||The Easy Blues||[2:55]||Acoustic|
|02||How Fortunate The Man With None||[10:00]||Previously unreleased. Heavy stuff. "A love supreme | Big Muff | You gotta have love"|
|03||May You Never||[4:09]||Acoustic|
|04||Couldn't Love You More||[5:30]||Electric|
|05||Cooltide||[7:44]||Great groove and keyboards.|
|06||She's A Lover||[4:48]||"I have no idea who these people are. Happens all the time." Segued into...|
|08||Yes We Can||[8:01]||Good fun, free rhythm|
|09||Lookin' On||[10:19]||Different take from Tell Them VHS|
|10||Excuse Me Mister||[4:49]||Previously unreleased. Black and white.|
|11||You Don't Know What Love Is||[3:37]||Previously unreleased|
|13||One World||[5:25]||Previously unreleased. Black and white.|
|14||John Wayne||[8:06]||Previously unreleased|
|15||Over The Rainbow||[4:00]||End credits|
|16||Sergeant, Sergeant [bonus track]||[5:37]||Previously unreleased|
Total playing time 1 hour 56 minutes. Recordings were made at Vicar Street, Dublin in 1999, 2000 and 2003.
The interviews with John were recorded Banbridge, Northern Ireland, 2000.
Mobile Audio Recording and Mastering by Michael Taylor, Mach 2
DVD was Executive Produced by: Jim Snowden and Teresa Walsh
Art Direction & Package Design: Michael Page trikecreative.com