Stormbringer!

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Stormbringer!
Studio album by John and Beverley Martyn
Released February 1970
Recorded Summer 1969, Woodstock, USA
Genre Folk rock, electric folk
Length 55:15 (2005 reissue)
Label UK: Island
USA: Warner Bros.
Producer Joe Boyd
John and Beverley Martyn chronology
The Tumbler
(John only, 1968)
Stormbringer!
(1970)
The Road to Ruin
(1970)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
The Word (favourable) [2]

Stormbringer! is a 1970 album released by John and Beverley Martyn. John Martyn wrote six of the ten songs and Beverley four. The album was recorded under the direction of Paul Harris in Woodstock, New York.

Two of the tracks feature the drumming of Levon Helm, from The Band – who had an influence on John Martyn's music.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by John Martyn except where indicated.

  1. "Go Out And Get It"
  2. "Can't Get The One I Want" (Beverley Martyn)
  3. "Stormbringer"
  4. "Sweet Honesty" (Beverley Martyn)
  5. "Woodstock"
  6. "John The Baptist"
  7. "The Ocean" (Beverley Martyn)
  8. "Traffic-Light Lady"
  9. "Tomorrow Time" (Beverley Martyn)
  10. "Would You Believe Me?"

The remastered CD issue contained the following previously unreleased tracks:

  1. "One Of Those Days"
  2. "I Don't Know"
  3. "John The Baptist"
  4. "Traffic-Light Lady"

The bonus tracks were recorded during a demo session at Sound Techniques Studios, Chelsea, 16 April 1969

Personnel[edit]

  • John Martyn - vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar
  • Beverley Martyn - vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Harvey Brooks - bass
  • Paul Harris - piano, organ, musical direction, arrangements
  • John Simon - harpsichord on "Tomorrow Time"
  • Levon Helm - drums on "Sweet Honesty" & "John The Baptist"
  • Herbie Lovell - drums on "Stormbringer!" & "Would You Believe Me"
  • Billy Mundi - drums on "Go Out and Get It"
  • John Wood - engineer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chrispell, James. Stormbringer! at AllMusic
  2. ^ The Word review

External links[edit]