John Martyn – Over The Hill

If you’re reading this I assume you already own at least one copy of Solid Air. If not, please rectify this situation forthwith. Seminal 70’s folk/rock crossover with a smattering of psychedelia and the odd jazz note thrown in. It was recorded in 1972 with the great Danny Thompson on bass and various other folk luminaries of the time. I was introduced to this masterpiece of an album in my teens and it’s rarely been too far from my Walkman. I got to see John Martyn live just once in 1997 at the long gone Mean Fiddler in Harlesden. I could barely speak with excitement.