London Conversation

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London Conversation
London Conversation.jpg
Studio album by John Martyn
Released October 1967
Recorded Tony Pike's studio, Putney, London
Genre Folk music
Folk rock
Label Island
Producer Theo Johnson
Supervised by Chris Blackwell
John Martyn chronology
London Conversation
(1967)
The Tumbler
(1968)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars link

London Conversation is the first album by John Martyn released on Island Records in 1967. Largely self-penned, the album is much more folk oriented than the Blues/Jazz tinged later releases. The album reputedly cost £158 to record.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by John Martyn except where indicated.

Side one
  1. "Fairy Tale Lullaby" – 2:50
  2. "Sandy Grey" (Robin Frederick) – 2:25
  3. "London Conversation" (Martyn, J. Sundell) – 2:42
  4. "Ballad Of An Elder Woman" – 2:43
  5. "Cocaine" (Traditional, arranged John Martyn) – 2:59
  6. "Run Honey Run" – 2:37
Side two
  1. "Back To Stay" – 3:28
  2. "Rolling Home" – 5:43
  3. "Who's Grown Up Now" – 4:01
  4. "Golden Girl" – 2:34
  5. "This Time" – 3:07
  6. "Don't Think Twice It's Alright" (Bob Dylan)
Bonus track on 2005 CD reissue
  1. "She Moved Through The Fair" (Traditional) - 2:33

Personnel[edit]

John Martyn - vocals, guitar, keyboards, harmonica

References[edit]

  1. ^ Penney, Stuart; Chris Savage (September 1996). "Frog to Prog: Pink Label LPs". Record Collector (205): 84. 

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