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Is John Martyn Still A Folk Singer Or Not?

Jerry Gilbert, Melody Maker, 28 February 1970

THIS IS A TOTALLY irrelevant question, and one which I'm glad I didn't bother to ask. For in this age of musical categories, John draws only one dividing line which is only slightly less formidable than the Iron Curtain, the difference between honest and dishonest music.

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