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The Gentlest Circus: One World

Daryl Easlea, Universal/Island Records, Fall 2004

YOU WOULD THINK one of the last characters to survive the supposed punk rock cull of 1976/77 would be John Martyn. To outsiders, he was the back of fag-packet epitome of a wandering hippie minstrel, his work a key example of the music slow drugs promote.

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