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Id Rather Be The Devil - John Martyn - Solid Air (CD, Album)

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  1. Sep 14,  · 50+ videos Play all Mix - John Martyn - I'd Rather Be The Devil YouTube John Martyn - I'd Rather Be The Devil () live at the bbc (excellent quality audio and video) - Duration: Tommy.
  2. Aug 11,  · Disc One contains the original album, considered by many to be his best album, digitally remastered and sounding better than ever. Disc Two contains 12 previously unreleased out-takes, 3 live tracks and the 7-inch single version of May You Never/5().
  3. This CD was packaged in a card slipcase, and featured a remastered version of the original album with the addition of a live version of "I'd Rather Be The Devil". Solid Air was given a further remastering and repackaging when a double CD reissue curated by John Hillarby was released in , and which included several alternate studio and live versions.
  4. Solid Air is one of the defining moments in British folk, in the same league as Fairport Convention's Liege & Lief, Richard & Linda Thompson's Shoot Out the Lights, and Michael Chapman's Rainmaker. Martyn stepped out of his comfort zone to record and produce it, including not only jazz and blues but rock and plenty of sound effects, and featuring Rhodes .
  5. It's confusing as there is another John Martyn song by the same name on his Glorious Fool album. Tracks to Originally released as ILPS on Island Records in Track released as Island WIP in November /5(3).
  6. I’d Rather Be The Devil. I’d rather be the devil Than I would be my woman’s man Yes I’d rather be the devil Than I would be my woman’s man Cos nothing but the devil Knows my baby Nothing but the devil Knows my baby Nothing but the devil Knows my baby’s mind. Well I lay down last night And I was trying to take my rest Yes I lay down.
  7. Solid Air has long since been considered by many to be his best album. John Martyn began as a folksy minstrel but seemed drawn to experimental, free form improvisation. Solid Air is where John Martyn's love affair with effects and echoplex became serious. The title track, dedicated to his close friend Nick Drake, became a eulogy, while the breezy "Over The Hill"--one of the /5().
  8. I'd Rather Be The Devil chords by John Martyn. Chords: Bm, B, F#m, F#, C#, E, D, A, Am, G#m, C, Gm, D#m, C#m. Play song with guitar, piano, bass, ukulele. - Yalp.
  9. The live version of `I'd Rather Be the Devil' is an awe inspiring way to end an album and leaves you on a high after the journey this CD takes you on. John's smooth vocals, unique playing and song writing weave together perfectly on this album to create a piece of music that is able to be enjoyed again and again and it hasn`t seemed to date too badly at all/5().

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