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John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers – Live in 1967

I am listening to the just released John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers – Live in 1967 and I am grateful that a dedicated Dutch fan taped these performances way back then and that modern audio restoration techniques have made it possible for me to enjoy them today. 260 more words

John Mayall: The Godfather Bandleader

Legendary British Bluesman John Mayall talks to Ben Lazarus about his life in music, his recent 80th anniversary tour and the release of his 62nd studio album… 1,020 more words


The Mamas and the Papas - If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears (1966)

When I look at this album cover, I think of a friend of mine that teaches English and plays in the Kingston Symphony.  The reasons are two-fold: 401 more words


Blues Breakers - John Mayall with Eric Clapton (1966)

“I’m the taxman.”
– The Beatles, Taxman

A fine George Harrison tune that almost described John McVie’s career.

Athough I’m sure he would have made a fine tax inspector, I’m glad McVie decided to play the bass guitar here instead.  334 more words


42. THE BUDDY WHITTINGTON BAND at THE BEAVERWOOD CLUB, Chislehurst. Tuesday, 31st March, 2015

I’ve seen the big Texan Bluesman, Buddy Whittington a number of  times in the past few years; and he’s never failed to impress me; so I’ll always try to see him play live if I can.  914 more words

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Live review: John Mayall – Brisbane Powerhouse – 5/4/15

THE list of highlights and accomplishments in John Mayall’s career reads like a who’s-who guide to contemporary blues and rock music.

The 81 year-old has not only released over 60 albums, but his band the Bluesbreakers became the vehicle which introduced one or two talented folk to the public sphere for the first time: Eric Clapton, Mick Taylor, Peter Green, Jack Bruce, Mick Fleetwood and the recently-deceased Andy Fraser, to name a few. 406 more words


Custom Authentication Success Handler with Grails and Spring Security

It’s Sunday and instead of devoting this day to our Lord I will dedicate it to the great Machine and its coding brethren. The jokes aside, this is a quick show up of how to establish custom Authentication Success Handler if you are working with Grails Framework + Spring Security Core Plugin. 484 more words