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John Mayall

voc, h, *1933 GB, Macclesfield
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of Blues and Rock
A.k.a. Wandering John

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.

     
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Harmonica
  • Guitar
  • Piano
  • Organ
Genres
  • Blues
  • Rock
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
Sensitive Kind on A Sense Of Place by John Mayall
Room To Move on The Turning Point by John Mayall
Chills and Thrills (feat. Mike Campbell) on The Sun is Shining Down by John Mayall
Out of Reach on Thru the Years by John Mayall
California - Live on The Turning Point by John Mayall
Country Road on Jazz Blues Fusion by John Mayall
The Devil Must Be Laughing on Talk About That by John Mayall
Can't Take No More (feat. Marcus King) on The Sun is Shining Down by John Mayall
If I Don't Get Home on Along For The Ride by John Mayall & Friends
Mess Around on Jazz Blues Fusion by John Mayall

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Nobody Told MeJohn Mayall2019Album
Three For The Road - A 2017 Live RecordingJohn Mayall2018Album
Talk About ThatJohn Mayall2017Album
It's All About BluesJohn Mayall2017Compil.
Rock It In The PocketJohn Mayall2017Album
Live At 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalJohn Mayall2016Album
Find A Way To CareJohn Mayall2015Album
Blues Alive NYC 1976John Mayall2015Album
Willie / World Gone CrazyWalter Trout / John Mayall2014Single
A Special LifeJohn Mayall2014Album
Howlin' At The MoonJohn Mayall2013Compil.
Historic Live Shows Never Before Released Volume 1 Of ThreeJohn Mayall2012Album
The Blues ManJohn Mayall2012Album
Smokin' BluesJohn Mayall2012Album
Bluesbreakers With Eric Clapton + The Turning PointJohn Mayall2012Compil.
Historic Live Shows Volume 2 Of ThreeJohn Mayall2012Compil.
Historic Live Shows Volume 3 Of ThreeJohn Mayall2012Compil.
Blues Legends BoxJohn Mayall, B.B. King2011Album
Live in LondonJohn Mayall2011Album
Blues ExpressJohn Mayall2010Compil.
So Many Roads - An Anthology 1964-1974John Mayall2010Compil.
Transatlantic BluesJohn Mayall, Sonny Boy Williamson2009Compil.
ToughJohn Mayall2009Album
Along For The Ride / Road DogsJohn Mayall2008Album
Running With The Blues: The Second Decade 1972 To 1982John Mayall2008Compil.
Rollin' With The BluesJohn Mayall2008Album
Live From Austin TXJohn Mayall2007Album
Story Songs and Voices of the BluesJohn Mayall2006Album
Room To MoveJohn Mayall Featuring Coco Montoya & Walter Trout2006Album
The Private Collection LiveJohn Mayall2006Compil.
Essentially John MayallJohn Mayall2006Compil.
Rock LegendsJimi Hendrix, John Mayall, Eric Burdon2005Album
John Mayall-The Godfather Of British Blues/The Turning PointJohn Mayall2004Single
MP3 Звездная СерияJohn Mayall2004Compil.
Rolling With The BluesJohn Mayall2003Compil.
Rollin' With The BluesJohn Mayall2003Album
A Tribute To John Mayall For His 70th BirthdayJohn Mayall And Friends Featuring Eric Clapton2003Album
Rockin' The RoadshowJohn Mayall2003Compil.
John Mayall-The Godfather Of British Blues/The Turning PointJohn Mayall2003Single
Pride And FaithJohn Mayall2002Single
Steppin' Out - An Introduction To John MayallJohn Mayall2001Compil.
LiveJohn Mayall2001Compil.
MTV Music HistoryJohn Mayall2001Compil.
Boogie Woogie ManJohn Mayall2001Album
Blue For YouJohn Mayall2000Compil.
Reaching For The Blues '79 To '81John Mayall2000Album
New Year, New Band, New Company/Lots Of PeopleJohn Mayall2000Compil.
Time CapsuleJohn Mayall2000Album
Mersey River Side BluesJohn Mayall And Friends Featuring Eric Clapton2000Album
A Hard Core Package / The Last Of The British BluesJohn Mayall2000Compil.
Notice To Appear / A Banquet In BluesJohn Mayall2000Compil.
Live At The Marquee 1969John Mayall1999Album
The Masters - Music From The Original Film Soundtrack "The Turning Point"John Mayall1999Album
Blues PowerJohn Mayall1999Compil.
Greatest HitsJohn Mayall1999Compil.
Rock The Blues TonightJohn Mayall1999Album
Drivin' On - The ABC Years 1971 to 1982John Mayall1998Compil.
Life In The JungleJohn Mayall1997Album
John MayallJohn Mayall1997Compil.
John Lee BoogieJohn Mayall1996Compil.
Ain't No BrakemanJohn Mayall1995Single
John MayallJohn Mayall1995Compil.
John MayallJohn Mayall1995Album
Stormy MondayJohn Mayall1994Compil.
Best - Brand New Start '66-'71John Mayall1993Compil.
Wake Up CallJohn Mayall1993Album
Return Of The BluesbreakersJohn Mayall Featuring Mick Taylor1993Album
Undercover Agent Of The BluesJohn Mayall1993Single
Mail Order MysticsJohn Mayall1993Single
Hard Going UpJohn Mayall1993Single
Room To Move 1969-1974John Mayall1992Compil.
London Blues 1964 - 1969John Mayall1992Compil.
London 1965 - Live In Bremen 1968John Mayall1992Album
Waiting For The Right TimeJohn Mayall1991Compil.
Purely MusicJohn Mayall1991Album
1966-1972John Mayall1990Compil.
Sensitive KindJohn Mayall1990Single
Jacksonboro HighwayJohn Mayall1990Single
Congo SquareJohn Mayall1990Album
The Best Of Yesteryear Vol. 03John Mayall1990Compil.
Black Cat MoanJohn Mayall1990Single
John Mayall / Eric BurdonJohn Mayall / Eric Burdon1989Compil.
Archives To Eighties Featuring Eric Clapton And Mick TaylorJohn Mayall1988Album
The CollectionJohn Mayall1986Compil.
Some Of My Best Friends Are BluesJohn Mayall1986Compil.
30 Años De Música Rock SalvatJohn Mayall1984Compil.
The John Mayall Story : Volume 2John Mayall1983Compil.
The Last Of The British BluesJohn Mayall1982Album
John MayallJohn Mayall1982Compil.
John Mayall's Bluesbreakers Box SetJohn Mayall1981Album
Bottom Line = Hasta El FondoJohn Mayall1980Single
Road Show BluesJohn Mayall1980Album
John Mayall E.P.John Mayall1980Single
The Legends Of RockJohn Mayall1980Compil.
Bottom LineJohn Mayall1979Album
No More InterviewsJohn Mayall1979Album
FallingJohn Mayall1979Single
John Mayall With Peter Green, Eric Clapton & Mick TaylorJohn Mayall1979Compil.
Bottom LineJohn Mayall1979Single
The Story Of John MayallJohn Mayall1978Compil.
Blues RootsJohn Mayall1978Compil.
Nightbird & CompanyJohn Mayall / Herbie Hancock1977Album
Lots Of PeopleJohn Mayall1977Album
Nightbird & Company with Alison SteeleHerbie Hancock & Melvin "Wah Wah" Watson / John Mayall / Bee Gees / Leo Sayer1977Compil.
A Hard Core PackageJohn Mayall1977Album
Primal SolosJohn Mayall1977Album
SunshineJohn Mayall1976Single
John MayallJohn Mayall1976Compil.
John MayallJohn Mayall1976Compil.
Que Noche La De Aquel Dia = A Hard Day's NightJohn Mayall1976Single
A Banquet In BluesJohn Mayall1976Album
John MayallJohn Mayall1976Compil.
Lo Mejor De John MayallJohn Mayall1976Compil.
John MayallJohn Mayall1976Compil.
You Can't Put Me DownJohn Mayall1976Single
Notice To AppearJohn Mayall1976Album
Blues From Laurel Canyon & BarewiresJohn Mayall1975Compil.
New Year, New Band, New CompanyJohn Mayall1975Album
Step In The SunJohn Mayall1975Single
Los BluesJohn Mayall1975Album
Step In The SunJohn Mayall1975Single
The Beginning Vol. 13John Mayall1974Compil.
Gasoline BluesJohn Mayall1974Single
The Latest EditionJohn Mayall1974Album
Let Me GiveJohn Mayall1974Single
The Best Of John MayallJohn Mayall1973Compil.
Ten Years Are GoneJohn Mayall1973Album
Ten Years Are Gone Vol.1John Mayall1973Album
Ten Years Are Gone Vol.2John Mayall1973Album
Took The CarJohn Mayall1972Single
Moving OnJohn Mayall1972Single
Down The LineJohn Mayall1972Compil.
Los 3 Grandes Del Rock InglesJohn Mayall, Ginger Baker, The Who1972Compil.
Jazz Blues FusionJohn Mayall1972Album
Disco PopJimi Hendrix, John Mayall, Cream, The Who1972Album
Moving OnJohn Mayall1972Album
John Mayall Pop History Vol. 8John Mayall1972Compil.
John Mayall Vol. 2John Mayall1972Compil.
Play The HarpJohn Mayall1972Single
Live In EuropeJohn Mayall1971Album
The Fighting LineJohn Mayall1971Single
Pop HistoryThe Blues Project Featuring Al Kooper And Steve Katz / John Mayall1971Compil.
The World Of John MayallJohn Mayall1971Compil.
Best Of John Mayall Vol 1John Mayall1971Compil.
Thru The YearsJohn Mayall1971Compil.
The World Of John Mayall Vol.2John Mayall1971Compil.
StarportraitJohn Mayall1971Compil.
Prisons On The RoadJohn Mayall1971Single
Back To The RootsJohn Mayall1971Album
Dream With MeJohn Mayall1971Single
MemoriesJohn Mayall / Jerry McGee / Larry Taylor1971Album
Beyond The Turning PointJohn Mayall1971Compil.
Thru The YearsJohn Mayall1971Compil.
Room To MoveJohn Mayall1970Single
UNDERGROUNDThe Jimi Hendrix Experience, Flaming Youth, Blind Faith, John Mayall1970Single
Nature's Disappearing / My Pretty GirlJohn Mayall1970Single
Room To MoveJohn Mayall1970Compil.
Pop History Vol. 7John Mayall1970Compil.
Double DeluxeJohn Mayall1970Compil.
The World Of John MayallJohn Mayall1970Compil.
The Very Best Of John MayallJohn Mayall1970Compil.
USA UnionJohn Mayall1970Album
Took The CarJohn Mayall1970Single
Thinking Of My Woman / Plan Your RevolutionJohn Mayall1970Single
Blues GiantJohn Mayall With Peter Green, Mick Taylor, Keef Hartley, John McVie1970Compil.
Don't Waste My Time / World (Part.1)John Mayall / James Brown1970Single
Empty Rooms/The Turning PointJohn Mayall1969Compil.
Empty RoomsJohn Mayall1969Album
Looking BackJohn Mayall1969Compil.
Looking BackJohn Mayall1969Compil.
Don't Waste My TimeJohn Mayall1969Single
The Turning PointJohn Mayall1969Album
The Best OfJohn Mayall1969Compil.
The Bear / 2401John Mayall1968Single
Bluesbreakers / A Hard RoadJohn Mayall With Eric Clapton, John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers1968Compil.
Blues From Laurel CanyonJohn Mayall1968Album
The Diary Of A Band (Volume One)John Mayall1968Album
Broken WingsJohn Mayall1968Single
The Diary Of A Band Volume TwoJohn Mayall1968Album
Walking On SunsetJohn Mayall1968Single
JennyJohn Mayall1968Single
The Blues AloneJohn Mayall1967Album
Kids Got The BluesJohn Mayall1967Compil.
Blues BreakersJohn Mayall With Eric Clapton1966Album
Lonely YearsJohn Mayall And Eric Clapton1966Single
Key To LoveJohn Mayall1966Single
John Mayall Plays John MayallJohn Mayall1965Album
Room To Move / Saw Mill Gulch RoadJohn MayallSingle
The John Mayall StoryJohn MayallCompil.
Werner Burkhardt Präsentiert Die John Mayall StoryJohn MayallCompil.
StoryJohn MayallCompil.
Prisons On The RoadJohn MayallSingle
John Mayall Часть 1-2John MayallAlbum
John Mayall Часть 3-4John MayallAlbum
Blues AliveJohn MayallAlbum
John Mayall U BeograduJohn MayallAlbum
HighlightsJohn MayallCompil.
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