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Studio album by John Martyn
Released 1991
Genre Rock
Label Permanent Records
Producer John Martyn, Brian Young, Spencer Cozens
John Martyn chronology
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John Martyn's Website [1]

Cooltide is an album by John Martyn. Recorded at CaVa Sound Workshops, Glasgow, Scotland. Originally released on CD by Permanent Records, catalogue number PERM CD 4.

The album marks the handover by longtime Martyn keyboard collaborator Foster Patterson to his successor Spencer Cozens. Cozens had to sit his college final examinations during the recording, and Patterson returned to deputise in his absence.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by John Martyn except where indicated.

  1. "Hole In The Rain"
  2. "Annie Says"
  3. "Jack The Lad"
  4. "Number Nine"
  5. "The Cure"
  6. "Same Difference"
  7. "Father Time"
  8. "Call Me"
  9. "Cooltide"


(as listed on original CD release)

  • John Martyn - guitars, vocals
  • Spencer Cozens - keyboards, bass synth
  • Foster Patterson - keyboards
  • Alan Thomson - bass ("Same Difference", "Call Me")
  • Dave Ball - bass ("Number Nine")
  • John Henderson - drums
  • Aran Ahmun - drums ("Number Nine")
  • Miles Bould - percussion
  • Andy Sheppard - soprano sax
  • Joe Locke - vibes
  • Jessica King - backing vocals ("Same Difference")


  1. ^ John Martyn's Website
  2. ^ Some People Are Crazy - the John Martyn Story - John Neil Munro (Polygon 2007)

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