Song of the Day, January 29: Don’t Want to Know by John Martyn

Today’s song is Don’t Want to Know by John Martyn. Taken from his 1973 masterpiece, Solid Air, this song is classic Martyn. It’s a unique blend of folk, jazz, and blues featuring one of his strongest vocals.

I don’t want to know ’bout evil,
I only want to know about love

John Martyn died on this date in 2009 at the age of 60. Let’s remember his great talent today and enjoy this brilliant song.


About Robert Hulshof-Schmidt
Freelance writer, researcher, online comic vendor, and project manager. Fan of a wide range of music -- especially folk and 80s pop -- vintage comics, British TV, and LGBT fiction.

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