Welcome To The Archive

DSC05096The In Deep Music Archive is an eclectic collection of music and an array of books and films. An historical and contemporary library of all available formats - Vinyl, CD, Cassette, Reel to Reel tape, 8 Track, 78RPM, VHS, DVD, Laser discs and reference books, encyclopedias, catalogues, biographies, magazines - and any information that can be used to inspire music lovers, help record collectors with information and generally introduce music to all people. Collected by Marty Willson-Piper over the past 40 years, the archive has grown into this wonderful collection through a life of scouring the record stores around the world, but also through generous donations from friends, fans and labels alike.

Albums Of The Day

11/2/14 - Suzanne Vega - Tales From The Realm Of The Queen Of Pentacles - 2014
11/2/14 - Suzanne Vega - Tales From The Realm Of The Queen Of Pentacles - 2014
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FREE Download Of All Marty Willson-Piper’s Solo albums, MOAT And The Noctorum Project – Or Name Your Price.

If you would like to download any of my solo albums and the Noctorum albums then you are most welcome. If you can afford a donation towards the music then that will be gratefully accepted but you may also download the records for free. The exception to this is the new MOAT record because it […]

The Humblebums

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28/5/15 – Patrick – The Humblebums – 1969

Gerry Rafferty’s first recorded work was the single, Benjamin Day released on Columbia in 1966 by The Fifth Column. This local band from Paisley, seven miles east of Glasgow, included his future Stealers Wheel band mate Joe Egan, although they didn’t form Stealers Wheel until 1972. In 1969 Rafferty joined Billy Connolly and Tam Harvey in Scottish folk […]

Gerry Rafferty Baker Street Single Cover 1978

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27/5/15 – Gerry Rafferty – Baker Street – 1978

Once whilst enjoying a summer’s afternoon at the poolside cafe in Penzance, Cornwall, my Noctorum collaborator Dare pointed out Raphael Ravenscroft as the man that was running the cafe. Really, that’s the man that played the iconic sax line on one of the most popular songs ever recorded, one of the most played songs on […]

Anekdoten - Until All The Ghosts Are Gone - 2015

26/5/15 – Playing Live with Swedish Progressive Band Anekdoten – Berg Herzberg Festival – Germany 30th July – 2015

From the beginning of June, I will be joining the startlingly intricate, melodic and musically challenging Swedish Progressive legends, Anekdoten for live dates into the forseeable future. The first show will be at the Berg Herzberg Festival in Germany on July 30th with more dates to be announced. www.burgherzberg-festival.de/line.html I play guitar on the title […]

Mott The Hoople - All The Young Dudes Single Cover 1972

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25/5/15 – Mott The Hoople – All The Young Dudes – 1972

On the brink of breaking up, this classic David Bowie song, written specifically for this struggling band, rescued Mott The Hoople’s career and set them on the Glam train to stardom. The song reached No.3 in the UK charts and No.37 in the USA. This led to four UK Top 20 singles from the following two albums […]

Spooky Tooth The Last Puff 1970

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24/5/15 – Spooky Tooth – The Last Puff/ I Am The Walrus – 1970

Sometime after Mick Jones returned from France he joined Wonderwheel, Gary Wright’s solo project after he had left Spooky Tooth in 1970 following the experimental Ceremony album released in 1969 and made in collaboration with French electronic tinkler Pierre Henry. Spooky Tooth would in fact reform in 1973 with Jones and Wright regrouping with the band’s other lead […]