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About Jon Mark

Jon Mark (born John Michael Burchell; 8 May 1943) is a British singer-songwriter and guitarist, who is best known for his recordings with Marianne Faithfull, Sweet Thursday, John Mayall and Mark-Almond. Mark, who received a Grammy in 2004, lives in Rotorua, New Zealand.


Jon Mark was born in Falmouth, Cornwall, England. Using his given name, he and a former schoolmate, Alun Davies; singer-songwriter, folk guitarist and skiffle musician, (later of Cat Stevens' band), recorded as a duo, an album entitled Relax Your Mind, on Decca Records. Both travelled extensively throughout the UK, and France, busking until they secured a job entertaining on a Cunard Line cruise ship.

From 1965 on Mark accompanied Marianne Faithfull on her recordings and concerts. Moreover he wrote and arranged some songs for her.

In 1968 Mark and Davies founded the short-lived five-piece band …Read more on Wikipedia