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 […]

Yardbirds-1965

Song Of The Day

30/8/15 – The Yardbirds – For Your Love – 1965

The Yardbirds and screaming girls singing their biggest hit, For Your Love in 1965 with singer Keith Relf looking very cool and ahead of his time. The song was written by Graham Gouldman, later bassist with 10cc. Gouldman also wrote sixties classic, No Milk Today For Herman’s Hermits and Look Through Any Window and Bus […]

Charlie Parker

Video Of The Day

Song Of The Day

29/8/15 – Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker & Coleman Hawkins – 1950 / Charlie Parker Story – BBC 4 – 2005

One year before Elvis Presley released his debut studio album, Charlie ‘Bird’ Parker died at the age of 34. An alto sax player and musical genius, innovator, virtuoso player, heroin addict and alcoholic. Jazz, what is Jazz? How do we learn to love Jazz? Why should we want to? Jazz was off my radar when […]

Rare Bird 1970

Song Of The Day

28/8/15 – Rare Bird – Sympathy – Pop Match (French TV) – 1970

I wonder if the younger generation of retro album buyers will ever be able to get beyond seventies giants, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath and Deep Purple and find Van Der Graaf Generator, Camel, The Nice, Mountain and all the other records that they’d like but they leave behind. Will they realise that beyond […]

The Byrds 1965

Song Of The Day

26/8/15 – The Byrds – I’ll Feel A Whole Lot Better – 1965

Sung by and written by Gene Clark, I’ll Feel A Whole Lot Better was the B-side of the second single (All I Really Wanna Do) the second Dylan track from The Byrd’s debut album, Mr Tambourine Man released in 1965. The title track had already been an international No.1 and although this second single only reached […]