John Martyn ‎– Solid Air

Island Records ‎– ARHSLP003
Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, Reissue, Remastered, Half Speed Mastered

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Solid Air
Saxophone – Tony CoeVibraphone – Tristan Fry
A2 Over The Hill
Autoharp – Simon NicolMandolin – Richard ThompsonViolin – Sue Draheim
A3 Don't Want To Know 3:00
A4 I'd Rather Be The Devil
Written-By – Skip James
B1 Go Down Easy 3:34
B2 Dreams By The Sea 3:15
B3 May You Never 3:40
B4 The Man In The Station 3:50
B5 The Easy Blues
Synthesizer – John Martyn

Companies, etc.



Halfspeed remastered by Miles Showell, as part of the 2016 Half-Speed Mastering series.

The packaging was designed to be the same as the original 1973 UK pressing, including label design. Rights societies and label code added.

A new obi-strip, a certificate of authenticity and a download-code were included as part of the release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 6 02547 55897 8
  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side Runout, Etched): BF12239-01 A1
  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side Runout, Etched): From One To Another... Miles. Abbey Road ½ Speed
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side Runout, Etched): BF12239-01 B1
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side Runout, Etched): Love... Nuff Said. For Gaz. Miles. Abbey Road ½ Speed
  • Rights Society: BIEM
  • Rights Society: SDRM
  • Label Code: LC 01846

Other Versions (5 of 39) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ILPS 9226 John Martyn Solid Air(LP, Album, Pin) Island Records ILPS 9226 UK 1973 Sell This Version
ILPS 19226 John Martyn Solid Air(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Island Records ILPS 19226 Italy 1980 Sell This Version
ILPS 9226 John Martyn Solid Air(LP, Album) Island Records ILPS 9226 Germany Unknown Sell This Version
ZCI9226 John Martyn Solid Air(Cass, Album) Island Records ZCI9226 UK 1973 Sell This Version
842 554-2, IMCD 85 John Martyn Solid Air(CD, Album, RE) Island Records, Island Masters 842 554-2, IMCD 85 Europe Unknown Sell This Version



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September 26, 2016
Sounds fantastic, really deep controlled bass. This does not sound digital at all, highly recommended and close to a pink rim...