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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

1038. sitting in the rain

John Mayall being the man whose band couldn’t seem to help launching mega careers back in the day. Sitting in the Rain being an obscure old track that eventually showed up on a… 22 more words

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John Mayall's Bluesbeakers 'Live In 1967' - Volume Two

In 1967, before there was a Fleetwood Mac, guitarist Peter Green, bassist John McVie and drummer Mick Fleetwood were John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers. The four musicians were only together for three months, which makes it even more remarkable that a staunch fan from Holland was able to sneak a one channel reel to reel tape recorder into five London clubs and capture this exciting glimpse into music history. 266 more words

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