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Featured Album - Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton

Pictured above (l-r): John Mayall, Eric Clapton, John McVeigh, Hughie Flint.

In an earlier post, I recounted the story of the Yardbirds and how Eric Clapton – content for a while playing blues in clubs – became increasingly dissatisfied. 1,010 more words


Live In 1967 - Volume Two (CD) By John Mayall's Bluesbreakers

Live In 1967 – Volume Two

John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers

Forty Below 2016

Review by David Bowling

This is the follow-up release to Volume one, which was issued a little over a year ago. 267 more words

Cashbox Music Reviews

The Projects: The Vintage Collector, Vol. 2

By Spencer. Continuing with our series on the essential albums to add to your vintage vinyl collection—or just your digital collection if you’re still clinging to modernity—we’re looking at classic records from jazz greats, blues legends, prog rock innovators, and the original grandfathers of metal. 1,116 more words


Functional Strength/Core

The original plan was to go to the gym early for another He-man session with the weights.  Unfortunately, when I got there the place was locked up tighter than a drum.  400 more words


The Turning Point

My first John Mayall album, The Turning Point was, for me, indeed just that. Recorded live on July 12th, 1969, The Turning Point featured Eddie Kramer at the recording engineer helm (of Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix fame), with Mr. 74 more words


JOHN MAYALL BLUES BREAKERS WITH ERIC CLAPTON - " The Beano Album " Classic Album Released 22nd July 1966

July 22nd 1966 saw the release of what has become the greatest British blues albums of them all, John Mayall Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton… 1,067 more words


Tramline – “Moves of Vegetable Centuries” (6)

Buying the albums sampled on “You Can All Join In”.

We continue today with Chris Welch’s 2008 notes in the CD insert:

“Their first gig was in 1964 and over the next two years they built up a local following.  198 more words