As a performer and bandleader, as well as an astute nurturer of nascent musical talent, vocalist/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist John Mayall was a key figure of the British blues revival of the 1960s. Mayall's prolific musical output was d'stinguished by his impassioned performances and distinctive songwriting persona, and by his uncanny knack for putting together prodigiously talented bands whose members often went on to star status on their own. Among Mayall's most beloved and influential vintage releases are Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton, A Hard Road and Crusade, which capture the electric-blues innovator at the height of his musical powers while showcasing his legendary all-star band the Bluesbreakers.
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    Explosive 1967 electric blues set restored to its original mono glory.1967's A Hard Road proved to be every bit as powerful and innovative as its predecessor, thanks in large part to Mayall's discovery of Clapton's equally brilliant replacement, Peter Green. A one-of-a-kind player with a highly distinctive sound, Green makes his instrumental presence felt throughout A Hard Road, while delivering compelling lead vocals on "You Don't Love Me" and "The Same Way." With sterling support from...

    Mayall, John and the Blues Breakers - Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton MONO Edition CD
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      The most influential British blues album of all time, featuring Eric Clapton.1966's seminal Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton marked John Mayall's emergence as a major recording artist, as well as his commercial breakthrough. The 12-song LP, considered by many to be the most influential British blues album of all time, marked the official introduction of Mayall's long-running, ever-evolving combo the Bluesbreakers. Mayall shares the spotlight here with soon-to-be-superstar guitarist Eric...