The Island Years (Limited Edition Box) (2013)

The Island Years - John Martyn Box SetJohn Martyn – The Island Years.

This fantastic 18 disc box set was released by Universal Music on 30 September 2013.

Limited to just 3,500 copies worldwide it features over 120 tracks/out-takes that have never been released before, 29 more on CD/DVD for the first time and 4 totally new unreleased songs. A 33 track DVD (NTSC Region O) completes this superb package which is accompanied by a 120 page hard back book, press kit, 1978 tour programme and poster!

 

CD1 – London Conversation (1967) and The Tumbler (1968)

  1. London Conversation
  2. Fairy Tale Lullaby
  3. Sandy Grey
  4. London Conversation
  5. Ballad of An Elder Woman
  6. Cocain
  7. Run Honey Run
  8. Back To Stay
  9. Rolling Home
  10. Who’s Grown Up Now
  11. Golden Girl
  12. This Time
  13. Don’t Think Twice ( It’s Alright)
  14. Sing A Song Of Summer
  15. The River
  16. Goin’ Down To Memphis
  17. The Gardeners
  18. A Day At The Sea
  19. Fishin’ Blues
  20. Dusty
  21. Hello Train
  22. Winding Boy
  23. Fly On Home
  24. Knuckeldy Crunch and Slippledee Slee Song
  25. Seven Black Rose

CD2 – Stormbringer! (1970)

  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

CD3 – The Road To Ruin (1970)

  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 International – 23/3/1970
  12. Here I Am Now – Demo

CD4 – Bless The Weather (1971)

  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

CD5 – Live At The Hanging Lamp (Richmond 8th May 1972)

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

CD6 – Solid Air (1973)

  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

CD7 – Inside Out (1973)

  1. Fine Lines
  2. Eibhli Ghail Chiuin Ni Chearbhaill
  3. Ain’t No Saint
  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

CD8 – Live At Leeds + (1975)

  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 2/3/1986
  11. John Wayne – Live at The London Palladium2/3/1986

The Island Years Box SetCD9 – Sunday’s Child (1975)

  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

CD10 – Live In Sydney (14th August 1977)

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

CD11 – One World (Original UK Mix)(1977)

  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

CD12 – One World (Out-takes)

  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
  10. Big Muff – Extended remix
  11. Anna

CD13 – Grace And Danger (1980)

  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
  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

CD14 – Grace And Danger (Out-takes)(1980)

  1. Running Up The Harbour
  2. Some People Are Crazy
  3. Untitled Instrumental
  4. Our Love – Alternate Take
  5. Johnny Too Bad – Alternate Take
  6. Grace and Danger – Previously Unreleased Instrumental
  7. Johnny Too Bad – Version
  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 3/2/1986

CD15 – Sapphire (1984)

  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

CD16 – Piece By Piece (1986)

  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

CD17 – The Apprentice (Original Mix) (1987)Live On Love – Previously Unreleased mix

  1. The River – Previously Unreleased mix
  2. Income Town – Previously Unreleased mix
  3. Send Me One Line – Previously Unreleased mix
  4. Deny This Love – Previously Unreleased mix
  5. Hold Me – Previously Unreleased mix
  6. Upo – Previously Unreleased mix
  7. No. 9 – Previously Unreleased mix
  8. The Apprentice – Previously Unreleased mix
  9. Lifeline – Previously Unreleased Song
  10. The Moment – Previously Unreleased mix
  11. Patterns In The Rain – Previously Unreleased mix
  12. Patterns In The Rain – Live at the Island Records Birthday Party – 4/7/1987
  13. The Apprentice – Live at the Town & Country – 13/11/1986
  14. Send Me One Line – Live at the Town & Country – 13/11/1986
  15. The Moment –  Live at the Town & Country –  13/11/1986

DVD18

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

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