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John Mayall–The Barbican, 29/10/14

I saw John Mayall at The Duchess back in 2009 and, after five years, hadn’t expect to see him back in York again. When I saw from the listings that he would, indeed, be back, albeit at the bigger, more prestigious and, let’s face it, more expensive Barbican I was in two minds as to whether to go along or not. 1,286 more words

Live Music

JD Simo


My love for the blues has always taken me back in time right to the three kings BB, Freddie and Albert, The Allman Brothers, Peter Green, John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton of course, Roy Buchanan, the main man Jimi Hendrix and lots and lots more. 197 more words


1959 in Jazz: Blue Mitchell releases the album Big 6 (Track - "Sir John")

Richard Allen “Blue” Mitchell was on the planet from 1930 to 1979. He was an American jazz, rhythm and blues, soul, rock, and funk trumpet player. 250 more words


John Mayall 80th Anniversary Tour Sage Gateshead 11th November 2014

John Mayall 80th Anniversary Tour Sage Gateshead 11th November 2014
John Mayall at 80! Wow.
Blues legend John Mayall is out on the road again for his 80th, yes you read it right, 80th anniversary tour.The ‘Godfather of British Blues’, founder of the Bluesbreakers, who launched the careers of Eric Clapton, Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Peter Green and Mick Taylor, was back in the north east last night to play a concert at the Sage Gateshead. 355 more words


Happy birthday to guitar god, Peter Green!

Peter Green is the guitarist’s, guitarist of choice. Raved about and/or covered by everyone from Clapton and Page to Tom Petty, Carlos Santana and Judas Priest, his soulful playing even led BB King to gush, “He has the sweetest tone I ever heard; he was the only one who gave me the cold sweats.”. 474 more words


R.I.P. Jack Bruce: We Owe You

A few years ago, as I was just starting my musical journey, I heard the now-familiar strains of “Sunshine of Your Love” by Cream. Intrigued, I dug and came up with Eric Clapton. 433 more words

Vinyl Noise

Snack per audiofagi... Jack Bruce - Ivano Rossato

Ieri si è spento all’età di 71 anni Jack Bruce, bassista, cantante, autore, polistrumentista scozzese che nell’immaginario comune è legato indelebilmente alla figura dei Cream al fianco di Eric Clapton e Ginger Baker. 77 more words