John Mayall Blues Breakers With Eric Clapton - 12" Vinyl LP Album

John Mayall's Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton is a classic white british blues album and must have for any vinyl lp collector.

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John Mayall Blues Breakers With Eric Clapton Essential Information

Summary:

"Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton" is a classic 12" vinyl LP album by John Mayall. Released in 1966, it is widely regarded as one of the most influential and important blues-rock albums of all time. The album features John Mayall, a British blues musician and bandleader, collaborating with the legendary guitarist Eric Clapton.

The album showcases Mayall's distinctive blues sound, characterized by his gritty vocals, harmonica skills, and solid rhythm section. However, it is Clapton's guitar work that truly steals the show. At the time of the album's recording, Clapton had gained a reputation as a virtuoso guitarist and was a key figure in the British blues revival. His innovative and passionate playing on the album established him as one of the most prominent guitarists of his generation.

"Blues Breakers" consists of a mix of original compositions and carefully selected covers, including songs by blues legends such as Freddie King and Otis Rush. The album's standout tracks include the electrifying "All Your Love", the soulful "Hideaway", and the iconic "Have You Heard". Each song on the album showcases Mayall and Clapton's incredible chemistry, with Clapton's fiery guitar solos perfectly complementing Mayall's heartfelt vocals and bluesy harmonica.

The impact of "Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton" on the music industry cannot be overstated. The album played a pivotal role in introducing the blues genre to a wider audience, both in the United Kingdom and internationally. It inspired countless aspiring musicians, influencing the sound of future rock and blues acts. It is often credited as one of the key records that popularized the British blues movement and paved the way for the emergence of bands like Cream, Led Zeppelin, and The Rolling Stones.

Music Genre:

Blues

Label & Catalognr:

 Decca SKL 4804

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1971 Holland

John Mayall Blues Breakers With Eric Clapton Production & Recording Information

Producers:

Mike Vernon - Producer

Sound & Recording Engineers:

Gus Dudgeon  - Sound Engineer


Musicians:
  • John Mayall - Lead Vocals, Harmonica
  • Eric Clapton - Lead Guitar
  • John McVie - Bass guitar
  • Hughie Flint - Drums
  • Guest musicians :
  • John Almond - Saxophone
  • Alan Skidmore - Saxophone
  • Derek Healey - Trumpet
Tracklisting Side One:
  1. All your love
  2. Hideaway
  3. Little Girls
  4. Another man
  5. Double crossing time
  6. What'd Say
Tracklisting Side Two:
  1. Key to love
  2. Parchman Farm
  3. Have you heard
  4. Ramblin on your mind
  5. Steppin' Out
  6. It Ain't right

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The photo of album front cover shows the young Eric Clapton reading the childern's comic "The Beano" , as Clapton didn't want to coorperate with the photo shooting by David Wedgbury

The photo of album front cover shows the young Eric Clapton reading the childern's comic "The Beano" , as Clapton didn't want to coorperate with the photo shooting by David Wedgbury

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Index of JOHN MAYALL Vinyl Album Discography and Album Cover Gallery

John Mayall's Bluesbreakers - Behind the Iron Curtain 12" Vinyl LP

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 GNP Crescendo GNPS 2184 , 1985 , Germany

"John Mayall's Bluesbreakers - Behind The Iron Curtain" is a timeless 12" vinyl LP capturing a live open-air concert with blues legends Coco Montoya and Walter Trout. Recorded during the Cold War era, the album's historical context adds depth, showcasing the universal language of music. The vinyl format enhances the experience, providing a nostalgic journey through the collaborative spirit of the blues.

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John Mayall - The Best of John Mayall 12" Vinyl LP

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Polydor 2488 209 / Album 2675 093 D.R. , 1973 , France

"The Best Of John Mayall" is a double 12" LP compilation album by the British Blues musician "John Mayall". It was released in a gatefold ( fold open cover ) in 1973.

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John Mayall Blues Breakers - With Eric Clapton 12" Vinyl LP

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 Decca SKL 4804 , 1971 , Holland

John Mayall's Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton is a classic white british blues album and must have for any vinyl lp collector.

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John Mayall - Blues Giant 12" Vinyl LP

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 Decca 6.28 117 , 1970 , Germany

"Blues Gigant" is a double 12" LP compilation album it was released in 1970 and includes tracks with Peter Green, Mick Taylor, Keef Hartley and John McVie.

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JOHN MAYALL - Blues From Laurel Canyon (Germany) 12" Vinyl LP

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 London 820 539 , 1969 , Germany

This is the GERMAN release of "Blues From Laurel Canyon" by John Mayall and is the first album after the breakup from the "Blues Breakers". This album also introduces Mick Taylor as a guitarist. Peter Green is the guest guitarist on the track: "First Time Alone"

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John Mayall - Blues from Laurel Canyon ( Decca, UK ) 12" Vinyl LP

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 Decca FFSS SKL.4972 (ZAL 8532) St George Music , 1968 , England

This is the ENGLISH release of "Blues From Laurel Canyon" by John Mayall and is the first album after the breakup from the "Blues Breakers". This album also introduces Mick Taylor as a guitarist.

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John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers - Featuring Eric Clapton & Peter Green 12" Vinyl LP

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Decca 6399 111 , 1981 , Holland / Netherlands

The 1981 John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers - Featuring Eric Clapton & Peter Green 12" Vinyl LP is a legendary blues album, featuring two guitar greats., with liner notes in Dutch.

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John Mayall & His Bluesbreakers - Crocodile Walk / When I'm Gone 7" Vinyl Single

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 DECCA DL 25 386 , 1965

"Crocodile Walk / When I'm Gone" is the second 7" Single released by John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers.

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John Mayall & The Blues Breakers - A Hard Road With Peter Green 12" Vinyl LP

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Decca SKL 4853 / YAL 7652 , 1967 , Holland

"A Hard Road" is the 1967 full-length album released by John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers ( Peter Green, John McVIe, Aynsley Dunbar )

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John Mayall - Last Of The British Blues 12" Vinyl LP

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 ABC Records AA-1086 , 1978 , USA

This album "Last Of The British Blues" by "John Mayall" was recorded Live from Baltimore, Cincinnati and N.Y.

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John Mayall - The Turning Point 12" Vinyl LP

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Polydor 184 308 , 1969 , Spain

This is a rare SPANISH Pressing of "Turning Point" for export to Germany , Netherlands and Belgium 

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John Mayall - Weisse Serie 12" Vinyl LP

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 Decca 6.25 333 (625333) , Germany

This is a Rare German release called: Die Weisse Serie. John Mayall's Weisse Serie 12" Vinyl LP is a collection of recordings from the 1960s and 1970s, showcasing his exceptional blues songwriting and performances. A true gem for fans of Mayall's work and classic blues in general.

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