John Martyn The Island Years [Box Set] (17-CD + DVD + Book)

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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 18
  • Released:
  • Label: Universal Import

Description by OLDIES.com:

  • Disc 1: London Conversation and The Tumbler
  • Disc 2: Stormbringer
  • Disc 3: The Road to Ruin
  • Disc 4: Bless The Weather
  • Disc 5: Live at the Hanging Lamp, 8th May 1972
  • Disc 6: Solid Air
  • Disc 7: Inside Out
  • Disc 8: Live at Leeds
  • Disc 9: Sunday's Child
  • Disc 10: Live In Sydney, 14th August 1977
  • Disc 11: One World
  • Disc 12: One World (Out Takes)
  • Disc 13: Grace and Danger
  • Disc 14: Grace and Danger Era
  • Disc 15: Sapphire
  • Disc 16: Piece By Piece
  • Disc 17: The Apprentice
  • Disc 18: DVD

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.Fairy Tale Lullaby
  • 2.Sandy Grey
  • 3.London Conversation
  • 4.Ballad of An Elder Woman
  • 5.Cocain
  • 6.Run Honey Run
  • 7.03:Ain't No Saint
  • 8.Rolling Home
  • 9.Who's Grown Up Now
  • 10.Golden Girl
  • 11.This Time
  • 12.Don't Think Twice (It's Alright)
  • 13.Sing A Song Of Summer
  • 14.The River
  • 15.Goin' Down To Memphis
  • 16.The Gardeners
  • 17.A Day At The Sea
  • 18.Fishin' Blues
  • 19.Dusty
  • 20.Hello Train
  • 21.Winding Boy
  • 22.Fly On Home
  • 23.Knuckeldy Crunch and Slippledee Slee Song
  • 24.Seven Black Roses

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Go Out And Get It
  • 2.Can't Get The One I Want
  • 3.Stormbringer
  • 4.Sweet Honesty
  • 5.Woodstock
  • 6.John The Baptist
  • 7.The Ocean
  • 8.Traffic-Light Lady
  • 9.Tomorrow Time
  • 10.Would You Believe Me
  • 11.John The Baptist - Alternate Take
  • 12.Go Out And Get It - Alternate Take
  • 13.Traffic-Light Lady - BBC Radio International - 23/3/1970
  • 14.It's One Of Those Days - Demo
  • 15.I Don't Know - Demo
  • 16.John The Baptist - Demo
  • 17.Traffic-Light Lady - Demo

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.Primrose Hill
  • 2.Parcels
  • 3.Auntie Aviator
  • 4.New Day
  • 5.Give Us A Ring
  • 6.Sorry To Be So Long
  • 7.Tree Green
  • 8.Say What You Can
  • 9.Road To Ruin
  • 10.Say What You Can - Alternate Take
  • 11.Road To Ruin - BBC Radio Int. - 23/3/1970
  • 12.Here I Am Now - Demo

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.Go Easy
  • 2.Bless The Weather
  • 3.Sugar Lump
  • 4.Walk To The Water
  • 5.Just Now
  • 6.Head and Heart
  • 7.Let The Good Things Come
  • 8.Back Down The River
  • 9.Glistening Glyndebourne
  • 10.Singing In The Rain
  • 11.Glistening Glyndebourne - Alternate Take
  • 12.Go Easy - Alternate Take #2
  • 13.Head and Heart - Alternate Take
  • 14.Sugar Lump - Alternate Take
  • 15.Just Now - Alternate Take
  • 16.Bless The Weather - Alternate Take
  • 17.Go Easy - Alternate Take #3
  • 18.Singing In The Rain - Alternate Take

Tracks on Disc 5:

  • 1.The Easy Blues - Live
  • 2.Bless The Weather - Live
  • 3.May You Never - Live
  • 4.Don't Think Twice - Live
  • 5.Back To Stay - Live
  • 6.Head and Heart - Live
  • 7.Singin' In The Rain - Live
  • 8.Sugar Lump - Live
  • 9.I'd Rather Be The Devil - Live
  • 10.Outside In - Live
  • 11.The Glory Of Love - Live

Tracks on Disc 6:

  • 1.Solid Air
  • 2.Over The Hill
  • 3.Don't Want To Know
  • 4.I'd Rather Be The Devil
  • 5.Go Down Easy
  • 6.Dreams By The Sea
  • 7.May You Never
  • 8.The Man In The Station
  • 9.The Easy Blues
  • 10.Solid Air - Alternate Take
  • 11.Over The Hill - Alternate Take
  • 12.I'd Rather Be The Devil - Alternate Take #2
  • 13.I'd Rather Be The Devil - Alternate Take #3
  • 14.Go Down Easy - Alternate Take #2
  • 15.Go Down Easy - Alternate Take #3
  • 16.Dreams By The Sea - Alternate Take
  • 17.May You Never - Alternate Take
  • 18.Man In The Station - Alternate Take

Tracks on Disc 7:

  • 1.Fine Lines
  • 2.Eibhli Ghail Chiuin Ni Chearbhaill
  • 4.Outside In
  • 5.The Glory of Love
  • 6.Look In
  • 7.Beverley
  • 8.Make No Mistake
  • 9.Ways To Cry
  • 10.So Much In Love With You
  • 11.Make No Mistake - Alternate Take
  • 12.The Glory of Love - Alternate Take
  • 13.Fine Lines - Alternate Take
  • 14.Outside In - Alternate Take
  • 15.Beverley - BBC Radio Session - 15/10/1973
  • 16.Make No Mistake - BBC Session - 15/10/1973

Tracks on Disc 8:

  • 1.Outside In
  • 2.Solid Air
  • 3.Make No Mistake
  • 4.Bless The Weather
  • 5.The Man In The Station
  • 6.I'd Rather Be The Devil
  • 7.Solid Air - Live at Glastonbury 21/6/1986
  • 8.Bless The Weather - Live at Glastonbury 1986
  • 9.Love Of Mine - Live at Glastonbury 21/6/1986
  • 10.Fisherman's Dream - Live at The London Palladium
  • 11.John Wayne - Live at The London Palladium

Tracks on Disc 9:

  • 1.One Day Without You
  • 2.Lay It All Down
  • 3.Root Love
  • 4.My Baby Girl
  • 5.Sunday's Child
  • 6.Spencer The Rover
  • 7.Clutches
  • 8.The Message
  • 9.Satisfied Mind
  • 10.You Can Discover
  • 11.Call Me Crazy
  • 12.Eight More Miles - Alternate Take
  • 13.Sunday's Child - Alternate Take
  • 14.Root Love - Alternate Take
  • 15.Ellie Rhee - Alternate Take
  • 16.Spencer The Rover - BBC In Concert - 31/12/1977
  • 17.John Stevens Away - Anni - Part 1 and Part 2

Tracks on Disc 10:

  • 1.Outside In - Live
  • 2.Spencer The Rover - Live
  • 3.One Day Without You - Live
  • 4.The Easy Blues - Live
  • 5.My Baby Girl - Live
  • 6.Make No Mistake - Live
  • 7.Bless The Weather - Live
  • 8.I'd Rather Be The Devil - Live
  • 9.May You Never - Live
  • 10.Over The Hill - Live

Tracks on Disc 11:

  • 1.Dealer
  • 2.One World
  • 3.Smiling Stranger
  • 4.Big Muff
  • 5.Couldn't Love You More
  • 6.Certain Surprise
  • 7.Dancing
  • 8.Small Hours
  • 9.Dealer - Alternate Take
  • 10.One World - Alternate Take
  • 11.Smiling Stranger - Alternate Take
  • 12.Couldn't Love You More - Alternate Take
  • 13.Small Hours - Alternate Take
  • 14.Black Man At Your Shoulder - Alternate Take

Tracks on Disc 12:

  • 1.One World - Alternate Take #3
  • 2.Smiling Stranger - Alternate Take #3
  • 3.Big Muff - Alternate Take
  • 4.Couldn't Love You More - Alternate Take #2
  • 5.Certain Surprise - Alternate Take #2
  • 6.Dancing - Alternate Take
  • 7.Small Hours - Alternate Take #2
  • 8.Dancing - Alternate Take #2
  • 9.Black Man At Your Shoulder - Alternate Take #2
  • 10.Big Muff - Extended remix
  • 11.Anna

Tracks on Disc 13:

  • 1.Some People Are Crazy
  • 2.Grace and Danger
  • 3.Lookin' On
  • 4.Johnny Too Bad
  • 5.Sweet Little Mystery
  • 6.Hurt In Your Heart
  • 7.Baby Please Come Home
  • 8.Save Some (For Me)
  • 9.Our Love
  • 10.Hi-Heel Sneakers - Cover Version
  • 11.Grace and Danger - Alternate Take
  • 12.Small Hat - Alternate Take
  • 13.Johnny Too Bad - Alternate Take
  • 14.After Tomorrow Night - Alternate Take
  • 15.Dead On Arrival - Alternate Take

Tracks on Disc 14:

  • 1.Running Up The Harbour
  • 2.Some People Are Crazy
  • 3.Untitled Instrumental
  • 4.Our Love
  • 5.Johnny Too Bad - Alternate Take #2
  • 6.Grace and Danger - Instrumental
  • 7.Johnny Too Bad
  • 8.Sweet Little Mystery - BBC Old Grey Whistle Test - 10/1/1981
  • 9.Some People Are Crazy - Live at Stirling University 2/3/1981
  • 10.Grace and Danger - Live at Stirling University 2/3/1981
  • 11.Save Some (For Me) - Live at Stirling University 2/3/1981
  • 12.Johnny Too Bad - Live at Stirling University 2/3/1981 /
  • 13.Hurt In Your Heart - BBC A Little Night Music - 12/8/1981
  • 14.Sweet Little Mystery - London Palladium 3rd March 1986

Tracks on Disc 15:

  • 1.Sapphire
  • 2.Over The Rainbow
  • 3.You Know
  • 4.Watching Her Eyes
  • 5.Fisherman's Dream
  • 6.Acid Rain
  • 7.Mad Dog Days
  • 8.Climb The Walls
  • 9.Coming On Time
  • 10.Rope-Soul'd
  • 11.Love In Your Life
  • 12.Sapphire - Andy Lyden mix
  • 13.Over The Rainbow - Andy Lyden mix
  • 14.Fisherman's Dream - Andy Lyden mix
  • 15.Acid Rain - Andy Lyden mix
  • 16.Mad Dog Days - Andy Lyden mix
  • 17.Rope-Soul'd - Andy Lyden mix

Tracks on Disc 16:

  • 1.Nightline
  • 2.Lonely Love
  • 3.Angeline
  • 4.One Step Too Far
  • 5.Piece By Piece
  • 6.Serendipity
  • 7.Who Believes In Angels
  • 8.Love Of Mine
  • 9.John Wayne
  • 10.Tight Connection To My Heart
  • 11.Advertisement #1
  • 12.John Wayne - Alternate Take
  • 13.Lonely Love - Alternate Take
  • 14.Angeline - Alternate Take
  • 15.Advertisement #2
  • 16.Piece By Piece - Alternate Take
  • 17.Who Believes In Angels - Alternate Take
  • 18.Love Of Mine - Alternate Take

Tracks on Disc 17:

  • 1.Live On Love
  • 2.The River
  • 3.Income Town
  • 4.Send Me One Line
  • 5.Deny This Love
  • 6.Hold Me
  • 7.Upo
  • 8.No. 9
  • 9.The Apprentice
  • 10.Lifeline
  • 11.The Moment
  • 12.Patterns In The Rain
  • 13.Patterns In The Rain - Live at the Island Records Birthday Party - 4th July 1987
  • 14.The Apprentice - Live at the Town & Country - 13th November 1986
  • 15.Send Me One Line - Live at the Town & Country - 13th November 1986
  • 16.The Moment - Live at the Town & Country - 13th November 1986

Tracks on Disc 18:

  • 1.Make No Mistake - Old Grey Whistle Test - 16/10/1973 [DVD]
  • 2.Outside In - Old Grey Whistle Test - 16/10/1973 [DVD]
  • 3.You Can Discover - Old Grey Whistle Test - 17/1/1975
  • 4.Outside In - Sight and Sound - In Concert - 15/10/1977 [DVD]
  • 5.Spencer The Rover - Sight and Sound - In Concert - 15/10/1977 [DVD]
  • 6.Dealer - Sight and Sound - In Concert - 15/10/1977 [DVD]
  • 7.Sweet Little Mystery - Old Grey Whistle Test - 10/1/1981[DVD]
  • 8.Lookin' On - Old Grey Whistle Test - 10/1/1981[DVD]
  • 9.One World - A Little Night Music - 12/8/1981 [DVD]
  • 10.Johnny Too Bad - A Little Night Music - 12/8/1981[DVD]
  • 11.May You Never - A Little Night Music - 12/8/1981[DVD]
  • 12.Inside Out (Outside In) - A Little Night Music - 12/8/1981[DVD]
  • 13.Hurt In Your Heart - A Little Night Music - 12/8/1981[DVD]
  • 14.Mad Dog Days - Live at the Town & Country - 13th November 1986
  • 15.Angeline - Live at the Town & Country - 13th November 1986 [DVD]
  • 16.The Apprentice - Live at the Town & Country - 13th Nov1986[DVD]
  • 17.May You Never - Live at the Town & Country - 13th Nov 1986 [DVD]
  • 18.Solid Air - Live at the Town & Country - 13th November 1986 [DVD]
  • 19.Deny This Love - Live at the Town & Country - 13th Nov1986 [DVD]
  • 20.Send Me One Line - Live at the Town & Country - 13th Nov 1986 [DVD]
  • 21.John Wayne - Live at the Town & Country - 13th November 1986 [DVD]
  • 22.Dealer - Live at the Town & Country - 13th November 1986 [DVD]
  • 23.Johnny Too Bad - Live at the Town & Country - 13th Nov 1986 [DVD]
  • 24.Over The Rainbow - Live at the Town & Country - 13th Nov 1986 [DVD]
  • 25.Sweet Little Mystery - Live at the Town & Country - 13th Nov 1986 [DVD]
  • 26.Fisherman's Blues - Live at the Town & Country [DVD]
  • 27.Lookin' On - Live at the Town & Country [DVD]
  • 28.Outside In - Live at the Town & Country [DVD]
  • 29.One World - Live at the Town & Country [DVD]
  • 30.The Moment - Live at the Town & Country [DVD]
  • 31.Bless The Weather - 10/1/1978 [DVD]
  • 32.Outside In - 10/1/1978 [DVD]
  • 33.Spencer The Rover - 10/1/1978 [DVD]

Product Description:

Limited 18 disc (17 CDs + NTSC/Region 0 DVD). The Island Years is the most exhaustive career retrospective from one of Britain's most original and enduring singer/songwriters. Housed in an LP size hard-back slip case, this lavish box set contains 18 discs including: 17 CDs featuring 12 key studio albums, recorded for Island between 1967 and 1987, now with previously unreleased mixes, out-takes, unheard songs and 2 complete, previously unreleased live solo concerts from 1972 and 1977 and the complete demos for The Apprentice, the last album Martyn delivered to Island. Also includes a DVD containing rare television performances from the Old Grey Whistle Test, Sight and Sound: In Concert, A Little Night Music and first time on DVD for the VHS release, Foundations. A hard-back book featuring a new essay by The Island Years compiler and researcher John Hillarby plus rare and previously unseen photographs and extensive memorabilia.
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