John Mayall, OBE (born 29 November 1933) is an English blues singer, guitarist, organist and songwriter, whose musical career spans over fifty years. In the 1960s, he was the founder of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, a band which has counted among its members some of the most famous blues and blues rock musicians. They include Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Jack Bruce, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, Mick Taylor, Don "Sugarcane" Harris, Harvey Mandel, Larry Taylor, Aynsley Dunbar, Hughie Flint, Jon Hiseman, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Andy Fraser, Johnny Almond, Walter Trout, Coco Montoya and Buddy Whittington.
- John Mayallhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01bqdzj.jpg2015-02-20T16:19:00ZAn archive interview of the Blues singer talking about composing songs for other people.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/18c1e06b-fe76-4802-b070-53a2f6b707bd?clipfocus=p02kgnxbSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 2 mins
- John Mayall on the blueshttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02c8b7h.jpg2011-03-30T23:00:32ZAs part of BBC Four's Blues Britannia series, John Mayall talks about the enduring appeal of blues music.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/18c1e06b-fe76-4802-b070-53a2f6b707bd?clipfocus=p00g1cqsSelected ClipSelected ClipVideo 1 min
John Mayall on the blues
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