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John Mayall

John Mayall - vocal, harmonica, organ, piano, guitar,

John Mayall was born 29th of November 1933 in Macclesfield, a small English village near the industrial hub of Manchester--a far cry at that time from the black American blues culture we are familiar with today. The eldest of three from humble working class origins, and in the shadow of WWII, this skinny English lad grew up listening to his guitarist father's extensive jazz record collection and felt drawn to the blues. Strongly influenced by such greats as Leadbelly, Albert Ammons, Pinetop Smith, and Eddie Lang, from the age of 13 he taught himself to play and develop his own style with the aid of a neighbor's piano, borrowed guitars, and secondhand harmonicas.

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Events

Date Event Time Tickets
Nov12Sat John Mayall
Yoshi's Oakland
Oakland, CA
7:30 PM
$39
Nov12Sat John Mayall
Yoshi's Oakland
Oakland, CA
9:30 PM
$39
Nov13Sun John Mayall
Yoshi's Oakland
Oakland, CA
7:00 PM
$37
Nov13Sun John Mayall
Yoshi's Oakland
Oakland, CA
9:00 PM
$37

Albums

John Mayall's Bluesbreakers: Live in 1967
John Mayall's...
Forty Below Records
2015
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John Mayall: A Special Life
John Mayall: A...
Forty Below Records
2014
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Live in London
Live in London
Self Produced
2011
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Tough
Tough
Eagle Records
2009
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Essentially John Mayall
Essentially John...
Eagle Records
2007
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In the Palace of the King
In the Palace of the...
Eagle Records
2007
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Videos

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