Songs/Poems On Record

Album (2008/9) featuring John reading selections from 40 years of poetry writing, backed by vitruoso guitarists and percussionists in a wide range of musical forms. Produced by Gavin Sutherland at ARC studios, the tracks are
Fly Chinese Kite, General John, The Hunter is Loose Again, Cat Pie For Alice, Parador's Parades, Where The River Meets The Sea, The Peach Tree, The Long Farewelll, The History of Ice, Spey Bay In D.



For the Roger Bunn album "Piece of Mind" (1969)
John wrote the all of the lyrics of Jason's Ennui, Powis Square Child, Crystal Tunnel, Catatonia, Suffering Wheel, Old Maid Prudence, Jac Mool, and also wrote the lyrics of the middle section of Guido the Magician and co-wrote Humble Chortle with Roger Bunn. This album was re-released (August 2005) in CD Format on Rollercoaster Records and, as a limited edition collectors' item, in July 2010. To taste "Piece of Mind", and read a review, please click here.


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For the Brian Auger's Oblivion Express album "A Better Land" (1971)
John wrote the lyrics of All the Time There Is, Women of The Seasons to music by the legendary guitarist Jim Mullen.

This album was re-released in CD Format in October 1999 by Discoforme and again in November 2004 by Castle Music.


About the lyrics

All the Time There Is
was included in the 2-Album Set "The Best of Brian Auger" (1997).

This double album was re-released in 2000 in CD Format on Discomforme/Disconforme Records.


John wrote the lyrics and music of all tracks on
"Rough Underwater Blues From The Dolphin Coast" (2002) :

I Don't Feel Like Walking, From The Dolphin Coast, Inbreeding Blues, Pass on By, And It's Rising, One More Smile, Sunnyside Bay, Fine Lines Begin, A Samba For Good-byes, Make My Peace With You, When Jimmy Played It Blue, Licks For Jacqui, For Carlos

A Limited Edition on M.A.G.I.C. Records


About the lyrics