11:44 AM GMT 21/05/2013
John Martyn, British folk pioneer and one of the finest guitarists of the last forty years, has died at his home in Kilkenny, Ireland. He was 60.
A statement on his official website reads: "With heavy heart and an unbearable sense of loss we must announce that John died this morning."
Our thoughts are with his family and friends.
A full obituary will follow shortly.
Here's his Old Grey Whistle Test performance of May You Never in 1973.
And here's John speaking backstage at last year's MOJO Honours List ceremony:
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