Martyn Joseph is a performer like no other: Shades of Springsteen, John Mayer, Bruce Cockburn and Dave Matthews there may be - but he stands in his own right, built on a reputation for giving what thousands have described as the best live music experience of their lives delivering his "songs of lyrical intelligence" according to BBC Radio 2's Bob Harris.

March 21, 2002 12:57 pm


Heat, heat..41 today, burnt my feet on the sand with Jesus on the mountain looking down. Felt a right prat as Air France lost my luggage and i`m on the beach in thick jeans and top.

They did give me a little pack to get me through the night which even included contraception!!..perfect. So, first meeting with MST, who stand for the rights of the landless in Brazil. Inspireing folk with great smiles and hand shakes, check out the venue for the gig on Saturday. BBC Radio Wales ( Julian) are here to make some programmes about the trip so we do some interviews to start things off.Tommorow we are off in to the country to an encampment, and will stay with people with no land but huge hearts and love. I have lost my sunglasses, had a tattoo painted on my arm, bought a T shirt with Martin Luther King on it and a quote in Spanish, and stared at beautiful women and men. My luggage has arrived but not my guitar and i am very grateful to the inventor of air conditoning. Nos da.. M

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