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  1. John Mayall’s first album is a great deal of fun. There is a real sense of drive and spontaneity to the playing as well as superb musicianship. It’s very good natured, as in the wryly cynical world weariness of “Crawling up a hill” and the cartoon styling of “See the Crocodile walk”/5(38).
  2. John Mayall's Bluesbreakers. When Eric Clapton left the Yardbirds in the wake of their breakthrough hit For Your Love for going too pop, he quickly gravitated to the godfather of the British blues scene, John Mayall, and his Bluesbreakers.. Born November 29, in Macclesfield, Cheshire, Mayall was inspired by his dad's extensive record collection.
  3. This particular volume in the Decca "Roots" series is an attempt to encapsulate, in just eleven tracks, the varied musical facets of John Mayall, Blues writer and performer, during those four short years that he recorded at West Hampstead before making Los Angeles his working and living base/5(9).
  4. This lineup played on John Mayall Plays John Mayall. After this, the band released a single called "Crocodile Walk", with "Blues City Shakedown" as the b-side. The single was produced by Decca producer Tony Clarke. Roger Dean then left the group and was replaced by Eric Clapton.
  5. As It All Began: The Best of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers is an excellent track retrospective, capturing Mayall's band at their peak. The Bluesbreakers went through several different lineups during those four years, with musicians the caliber of Eric Clapton, Mick Taylor, Paul Butterfield, Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, and Peter Green floating through the group.
  6. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about John Mayall - Blues Roots at Discogs. Complete your John Mayall collection/5(53).
  7. John Mayall is an English blues rock musician. Originally from Macclesfield, he began his career in when he moved to London and formed John Mayall & the taitagkurzgadoskadepgandkemenefor.xyzinfo band's original lineup included Mayall on vocals, keyboards and harmonica, guitarist Bernie Watson, bassist John McVie and drummer Peter Ward. After changing personnel numerous times, the group disbanded in when.
  8. John Mayall and his Bluesbreakers pretty much led the British rhythm and blues boom of the sixties and was a regular feature at the venues that were springing up to cater for fans of the music. He had the knack of discovering talented musicians, especially guitarists, at one time hiring in succession relative unknowns Eric Clapton, Peter Green /5(12).

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