John Martyn ‘The Island Years’ – The Progressive Aspect – TPA

Featured John Martyn ~ 18 Disc Box Set

Published on 29th August 2013

John Martyn ‘The Island Years’

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John Martyn ~ photo from archivesUniversal Music are set to release a definitive and extensive 18 Disc Box Set of John Martyn’s music covering his years with Island Records, spanning twenty years and starting in 1967…

“The Island Years box set is the most definitive collection celebrating John Martyn’s glory days on the Island Records label, beginning in 1967 with London Conversation and going all the way up to the last album he recorded for the label, The Apprentice in 1987.

The release date has now been confirmed as September 30th and the tracking listing has also been finalised and appears below.

This lavishly packaged box set contains 17 Audio CDs housed in 2 gatefold LP size holders and 1 DVD in a gatefold wallet and a120-Page hardcover book with brand new essay by John Martyn guru, John Hillarby, plus rare and previously unseen photographs.

Rare memorabilia also contained in the box set includes a reproduction of the 1978 Australian tour programme, a replica of the highly sought after 1980 UK tour poster and an Island Records Press folder containing A4 Press Release, A5 Flyers and a reproduction of one of John’s hand-written set list.”

Source: [Repeater Media – Prescription PR]









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