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Trade Martin is an American musician, songwriter, and producer. Born November 19. 1943, Union City New Jersey. Also known as "John N. Lione".

Martin worked with Johnny Power in the late 1950s, recording as Johnny & the Jokers and together launching the label Rome Records, active from 1960 to 1962. The label signed the groups The Earls, Del & the Escorts, and The Glens. On many of these recordings, Martin played all of the backing instruments, overdubbing them track by track.[1] Martin also released some solo material, including the 1962 hit "That Stranger Used to Be My Girl", a #28 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1962.[2] He released several further singles on Roulette Records and other labels in the 1960s and an LP entitled Let Me Touch You on Buddah Records in 1972.

Martin spent nearly thirty years in production and arrangement, doing work from the '60s girl group era through to 1980s pop. Among his credits are songs by Eric Andersen, Ellie Greenwich, Lesley Gore, The Tokens, Ian & Sylvia, Rick Nelson, B.T. Express, Pam Russo, and Solomon Burke. He also wrote a number of songs covered by noted acts, including "Take Me for a Little While" (Dusty Springfield), "Peace to the World" (B. B. King), and "Don't You Double Cross Me" (Dave Edmunds). In the 1970s Martin wrote several film scores.
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Vocals

Trade Martin - Made For Each Other album art Trade Martin Light Country Rock At O.J. and 2 more… Trade Martin - Made For Each Other (Album) Buddah Records US 1971 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

Trade Martin - The Raindrops album art The Raindrops The Raindrops - The Raindrops (Album) Jubilee US 1963 Sell This Version
Trade Martin - The Dawn Of Correction album art The Spokesmen The Spokesmen - The Dawn Of Correction (Album) Decca US 1965 Sell This Version
Trade Martin - I Can't Grow Peaches On A Cherry Tree album art Just Us (7) Just Us (7) - I Can't Grow Peaches On A Cherry Tree (Album) Kapp Records US 1966 Sell This Version
Trade Martin - Just Beyond My Fingertips / Anyman album art The Lovables The Lovables - Just Beyond My Fingertips / Anyman (Single) Toot US 1967 Sell This Version
Trade Martin - Take Me For A Little While / You Know That I Love You album art The Lovables The Lovables - Take Me For A Little While / You Know That I Love You Toot US 1968 Sell This Version
Trade Martin - Made For Each Other album art Trade Martin Heavy Rock At O.J. and 2 more… Trade Martin - Made For Each Other (Album) Buddah Records US 1971 Sell This Version
BDS 5113 Trade Martin - Gorgoni, Martin & Taylor album art Al Gorgoni, Trade Martin, Chip Taylor Al Gorgoni, Trade Martin, Chip Taylor - Gorgoni, Martin & Taylor(LP, Promo) Buddah Records BDS 5113 US 1972 Sell This Version
NSPL 28207 Trade Martin - Do It ('Til You're Satisfied) album art B.T. Express B.T. Express - Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)(LP, Album) PYE International NSPL 28207 UK 1974 Sell This Version
Trade Martin - The Great Space Coaster - Original Cast Album album art Various Various - The Great Space Coaster - Original Cast Album (Album) Columbia Australia 1982 Sell This Version
Trade Martin - Let Me Touch You album art Trade Martin Trade Martin - Let Me Touch You (Album) Buddah Records Japan 1995 Sell This Version
Trade Martin - I Can't Make A Friend album art The Vagrants Young Blues The Vagrants - I Can't Make A Friend (Comp) Southern Sound (6) US 1996 Sell This Version
R2 72735, A 28585 Trade Martin - The Best Of B.T. Express album art B.T. Express Do It ('Til You're Satisfied) and 3 more… B.T. Express - The Best Of B.T. Express(CD, Comp) Rhino Records (2), Rhino Records (2) R2 72735, A 28585 US 1997 Sell This Version
Trade Martin - Cameo Parkway 1957 - 1967 album art Various Various - Cameo Parkway 1957 - 1967 ABKCO US 2005 Sell This Version
LITA 059 Trade Martin - I Can't Make A Friend (1965-1968) album art The Vagrants I Can't Make A Friend and 1 more… The Vagrants - I Can't Make A Friend (1965-1968)(LP, Comp) Light In The Attic LITA 059 US 2011 Sell This Version
263440 Trade Martin - Twist & Shout, The Definitive Remastered Edition album art The Isley Brothers The Isley Brothers - Twist & Shout, The Definitive Remastered Edition(CD, Album, Comp, RM) Hoodoo Records 263440 Europe 2013 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

J-1009 Trade Martin - I'll Always Love You / I See The Image Of You album art Kaye Golden Kaye Golden - I'll Always Love You / I See The Image Of You(7") Judd J-1009 US 1959 Sell This Version
Trade Martin - The Hunch / Quarter To Four album art Mad Mike & The Maniacs* Quarter To Four (as Martin) Mad Mike & The Maniacs* - The Hunch / Quarter To Four (Single) Hunch US 1961 Sell This Version
Trade Martin - Talk To Me Baby album art Barry Mann Barry Mann - Talk To Me Baby (Single) Red Bird US 1964 Sell This Version
CO 590 Trade Martin - Spend Your Life With Me album art Trade Martin Spend Your Lie With Me Trade Martin - Spend Your Life With Me(7", Single, Promo) Coed CO 590 US 1964 Sell This Version
CO 594 Trade Martin - Joanne album art Trade Martin Liverpool Baby Trade Martin - Joanne(7", Promo) Coed CO 594 US 1964 Sell This Version
Trade Martin - Take Me For A Little While album art Johnny Gustafson* Take Me For A Little While (as Martin) Johnny Gustafson* - Take Me For A Little While (Single) Polydor UK 1965 Sell This Version
Trade Martin - You're So Right For Me album art The Jades (27) The Jades (27) - You're So Right For Me (Single) MGM Records US 1965 Sell This Version
Trade Martin - Nothing Can Compare To You album art The Velvet Satins Nothing Can Compare To You (as T. Martin) The Velvet Satins - Nothing Can Compare To You (Single) General American US 1965 Sell This Version
Trade Martin - Take Me For A Little While album art The Koobas Take Me For A Little While The Koobas - Take Me For A Little While (Single) PYE Records UK 1965 Sell This Version

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