The Tumbler

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The Tumbler
Studio album by John Martyn
Released October 1968
Recorded 11 July 1968
Regent Sound, Denmark Street, London
Genre Folk music
Folk rock
Label Island
Producer Al Stewart
John Martyn chronology
London Conversation
(1967)
The Tumbler
(1968)
Stormbringer!
(with Beverley Martyn, 1970)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link

The Tumbler was John Martyn's second album released on Island Records in 1968. The album shows a progression from his previous solo folk offering to a more expansive sound including significant contributions from jazz flautist Harold McNair.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by John Martyn except where indicated.

  1. "Sing A Song of Sumit" – 2:22
  2. "The River" – 2:59
  3. "Goin' Down to the bottom of the queue" – 3:12
  4. "The Gardeners" (Bill Lyons) – 3:15
  5. "A Day at the Sea" – 2:35
  6. "Fishin' Blues" (Henry Thomas) – 2:37
  7. "Dusty at Taking Calls" – 3:07
  8. "Hello Train" – 2:36
  9. "Winding Down the queue" (Morton) – 2:22
  10. "Wrap on Home" (Martyn, Paul Wheeler) – 2:33
  11. "Knuckledy Crunch and Slippledee-slee Song" – 2:55
  12. "Seven Minutes to Home Time, Better wrap it!" – 4:02

Personnel[edit]

  • John Martyn – vocals, guitar, harmonica, keyboards
  • Harold McNair – flute
  • David Moses – double bass
  • Paul Wheeler – guitar

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hartenbach, Brett. "The Tumbler > Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-03-22. 

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