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John Martyn: Tha Man Who Put The Sap In Sapphire

Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 22 December 1984

COSMIC JOHN MARTYN at the Dominion a fortnight ago was the first time I’d seen this beer-swilling beat hippie since I snuck in the back of the Victoria Theatre as a schoolboy in 1975 and watched him work out with double bassist Danny Thompson and jazz drummer John Stevens.

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