Covered Songs

The following artists have all recorded versions of John Martyn songs. Please let us know we have missed any!

Bridget St.John: “Back to Stay” (Songs For A Gentle Man, 1971)
America: “Head and Heart” (Homecoming, 1972, BS 2655)
Françoise Hardy: “The Ocean” and “Can’t Get The One I Want”  (“Francoise Hardy” CD rerelease titled “If You Listen” Kundalini KUN 65057 1972)
The Paxton Brothers: “May You Never” (‘The Paxton Brothers’, 1975, ANCL 2012)
Michael Johnson: “May You Never” (For All You Mad Musicians, 1975, Sanskrit Records SR071)Ralph McTell: “May You Never” (Right Side Up, 1976)
Iain Matthews: “One Day Without You” (Hit And Run, 1976)
Iain Matthews: “Man In The Station” (Stealin’ Home, 1978)
Scullion: “John The Baptist” (Scullion, 1979)
The Bellamy Brothers: “May You Never” (The Two And Only, 1979)
Iain Matthews: “Anna” (Siamese Friends, 1979)
Linda Lewis: “May You Never” (19..?)
Eric Clapton: “May You Never” (Slowhand, 1977)
Hi-Fi: “The Man In The Station” (Complete Works, Blue Rose BLU0354, 1980)
Stan Campbell: “Mad Dog Days” (Years Go By, 1987, WEA YZ127 TE)
Richie Havens: “Don’t Wanna Know About Evil” (Simple Things, 1987, RBIR 400)
Wet Wet Wet: “May You Never” (‘Wet Pack’. 1987, Jewel 422 4 track EP, live at Radio SYD, Gambia courtesy of HTV)
House Band: “Don’t You Go” (album PACIFIC, 1987)
Capercaillie: “Fisherman’s Dream” (Sidewaulk, 1989)
Matt Dawson: “One World” ( Coco & Fahrenheit (BMG), 1989)
Julia Fordham: “Sweet Little Mystery” (bonus track with I Thought It Was You, 1991, Circa YRCD90)
Wet Wet Wet (as Maggie Pie & The Impostors): “Angeline” (incl. with High on the Happy Side, 1991, Phonogram 510998-2)
Wet Wet Wet: “Sweet Little Mystery” (very similar to John’s song and Van Morrisons Sense Of Wonder, on a later lp credited to  John Martyn and Van Morrison – thanks to Rob MacKenzie)
Taj Mahal: “Love Up” (‘Like Never Before’, 1991, Private #2081-2-P)
Everything But The Girl: “Don’t You Go” (?)
Spill (William Orbit & Beth Orton): “Don’t Wanna Know ‘Bout Evil” (1992, Virgin VSCDT 1441)
The Killjoys: “May You Never” (“The Vodka Sessions” 1992 Mushroom D11376)
Beth Orton: “Don’t Wanna Know ‘Bout Evil” (Superpinkymandy, 1993, TOCP 7984)
Spyro Gyra: “Send Me One Line” and “Patterns in the Rain” (Dreams Beyond Control, 1993, GRP Records)
The New St George: “Don’t You Go” (High Tea, Folk Era FE1415CD, 1994)
Don Ross: “Head and Heart” (This Dragon Won’t Sleep, 1995, Columbia CK80221)
Iain Archer: “May You Never” (Wishing, CD single GUMCD29, Sticky Music)
Kenny Thomas: “Piece by Piece” (F. Patterson) (Destiny, 1996)
John Farnham: “May You Never” (Romeos Heart, 1996, BMG 74321373002)
Iain Matthews: “The Man In The Station” (Nights in Manhattan (And Points West), 1997, DCC Compact Classics Inc. DZS-144)
Dr. John: “Don’t Want To Know” (Anutha Zone, 1998)
Nualla O’Neil: “May You Never” (Titanic Town Soundtrack, 1999)
Norma Waterson: “Solid Air” (The Very Thought Of You, Hannibal HNCD1430, 1999)
Tam Tam Go: “Head and Heart” (Nubes y Claros, Virgin 1999 song retitled Cabeza y Corazon)
Sarah Jane Morris: “Don’t Want To Know” (Fallen Angel, Irma Records – IRMA 491900-2, 1999)
Brian Kennedy: “Spencer The Rover” (4 track EP Put The Message In The Box)
Blackie and the Rodeo Kings: “Don’t Want To Know” (Kings of Love 2CD album 2000)
The Chinese Dog Girls: “Ways To Cry” ( Live from the Theatre of Vampires)
Andy Cowan: “May you Never” (Train I’m on, Australian issue Studio 52-52CD191)
Muki: “Don’t Want To Know” (Mantra recording label MNT59CD, 2000)
Riguelle & Hautekiet: “London Conversation” ( Red Harmony Album, LC Music, CTC2990152, 2000)
Beck: “Go Easy”
Blackie and The Rodeo Kings: “Don’t Want To Know”(True North Records TND0180, Kings of Love, 1999)
Terry Tufts: “Sweet Little Mystery” (Walk On, Borealis Recording Company, ?)
Grace Griffiths: “May You Never” (Minstrel Song, Blix Street Records, 2000)
Ceide: “John The Baptist” (Like A Wild Thing, 2001)
Jean-Jacques Smoothie: “Don’t Want To Know” (Love and Evil, Roadrunner Records 2002)
David Knopfler: “May You Never” (Wishbones, 2002)
Courtney Pine: “Bless The Weather” (Devotion, 2003)
Sarah Jane Morris: “I Don’t Wanna Know ‘Bout Evil” (Live In Montreal, Fallen Angel FALLEN004 2003)
Judie Tzuke: “May You Never” (The Beauty of Hindsight, Big Moon Records 2010, BM010)
Fiona Kennedy: “May You Never” (Coming Home, Pixie Records PIXIE1003)
Lime: “Head And Heart” (Living In The Lower Frequencies, 2005)
Gemma Hayes: “Head And Heart” (The Best of the Strawberry Alarm Clock, 2004)
Shaun Escoffery: “Solid Air” (Move Into Soul, 2005 Oyster Music)
Keith James: “Don’t Want To Know About Evil” (N°1 Paradise Road, 2006, Hurdy Gurdy)
Scott T Appel: “Spencer The Rover” (Nine Of Swords, Compositions By & About Nick Drake, 1995, Schoolkids Records)
The Black Crowes: Over The Hill” (Brothers of a Feather:Live at Roxy, 2007)
Keith James: “Couldn’t Love You More” (Postcards, 2007, Hurdy Gurdy)
Jon Redfern: “Spencer The Rover” (May Be Some Time, 2007)
David Gray: “Go Down Easy” (A Thousand Miles Behind, 2007)
Joe Bonamassa: “Jelly Roll” (Sloe Gin, 2007)
Morcheeba: “Run Honey Run” (Dive Deep, 2008)
Capercaille: “Don’t You Go” (Roses And Tears, 2008, Keltia Records)
Keith James: “Solid Air” and “Couldn’t Love You More” (The Songs of Nick Drake-Live At The High Barn, 2008, Hurdy Gurdy)
Rod Stewart: “May You Never” (The Rod Stewart Sessions 1971-1998, 28th September 2009 on Rhino Records)
Catie Curtis: “Don’t Want To Know” (Hello Stranger, released 2009 on Compass Records)
Maclaine Colston & Saul Rose: “Don’t You Go” (Sand and Soil, released 2009 on Get Real Records)Ruthie Foster: “Don’t Want To Know” (Let It Burn, 2012, Blue Corn Music)
Luka Bloom: “Head And Heart” (Head And Heart, released 2014 on Big Sky Records BSCD008)