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Johnny Done Badly

Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, October 1981

DRINKING CHAMPAGNE and orange juice, a belated present for his 33rd birthday two days previously, the bright-faced John Martyn flails every way about his end of the sofa like a passenger in a rowing-boat on a stormy loch in his native Scotland. Or perhaps like a drunken man on calm waters.

Total word count of piece: 1601

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