John Martyn

An introduction to alternate tunings: CGDGCD, CGD#FA#D and Hejira Tuning

In the first instalment in this series we looked at drop D, D major and DADGAD. This time, we’re digging deeper into the world of tunings for acoustic guitar, beginning with the mighty Csus2 or Orkney tuning.

John Martyn: “Playing live is a very rewarding thing to do, the nicest way to make money I know”

John Martyn had battled through some serious health difficulties to create a fine album when we caught up with the folk maestro on the comeback trail to talk gear, effects and recently broken guitars in this interview from March 2004.
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