London conversation was the first time I heard John martyn. Everything about the album, the lyrics, the voice, the feeling and the guitar playing consumed me with a desire to play it again and again and also to try and learn how to play the songs.
I am amazed no-one has ever tried to tab this cd into a book. Highlights for me are Cocaine, Sandy grey, Ballad of an Elder Woman, Fary Tale Lullaby, Back to Stay and, well, just about all of them.
Martyns altered, mainly acoustic, tunings give a different feel to the album than to some other Folk albums of the time and he even plays the sitar on Rolling Home.
Miss this at your peril,