Tag Archives: John Mayall

Let the Good Times Roll

This latest edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour features three tracks from Joe Bonamassa’s tribute to the Three Kings, plus other great music from Mighty Sam McClain, John Mayall, the Nick Schnebelen Band, Supersonic Blues Machine, and more! Playlist Let … Continue reading

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Second volume of live recordings offers another listen at Mayall’s pre-Fleetwood Mac Bluesbreakers

Every time we hear a new album from John Mayall, like last year’s Find a Way to Care, we think The Godfather of British Blues just may be sounding better musically than ever. But then we hear something like this, … Continue reading

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Good Morning Blues

This latest edition of our BluesPowR Radio Hour is sure to help wake you up on these post-Super Bowl/Fat Tuesday mornings, with strong nods to both Lead Belly – including the opening cover of the blues/folk great’s “Good Morning Blues” … Continue reading

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Quick takes: latest from blues masters John Mayall, Joe Louis Walker

Here are a few more recent releases we just couldn’t let go unmentioned before the new year, from two of the biggest names in the blues! John Mayall, Find a Way to Care (Forty Below Records) Even after all these … Continue reading

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Blues Blues Lovin’

We haven’t done quite as good a job of keeping up with our BluesPowR Radio Hour as we would have liked in recent months, but the upside is that we’ve got a slew of great music to send your way! … Continue reading

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He’s back! An exclusive interview with blues rocker Walter Trout

One year after a lifesaving liver transplant last Memorial Day, blues-rock guitarist Walter Trout has much to be thankful for as he prepares to return to the stage next week. Here’s what Trout had to say when we talked with … Continue reading

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John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers – Live in 1967 offers previously unheard early performances featuring Peter Green, Mick Fleetwood & John McVie

By rights, it shouldn’t even exist, the product of a fan from Holland sneaking a one-channel reel recorder into a series of London shows to capture a band that performed together for only three months before three-quarters of its members … Continue reading

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Blues rockers Walter Trout, John Mayall together again on Black Friday Record Store Day vinyl exclusive

We don’t usually pay a whole lot of attention to Black Friday deals, but here’s one that we thought might actually be worth standing in line for: a special edition, double A-side 7-inch vinyl record featuring tunes from the legendary … Continue reading

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Summertime Blues edition

“Monday again, I can’t face another day…”: Janiva Magness captures the start of the workweek perfectly with this opening line from the song “I Need a Man” off her new album Original, but hopefully we can help you through the … Continue reading

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Guitarist Walter Trout turns away death, embraces the music with The Blues Came Callin’

Blues-rocker Walter Trout certainly has a lot to celebrate these days, with a new album, biography, and documentary all slated for release in the coming weeks as part of a long-planned celebration of Trout’s 25th year as a solo artist, … Continue reading

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