John Mayall - Vinyl LP Album Gallery & Discography 1963-1985

Delve into the vinyl LP albums gallery of the influential British blues musician, John Mayall. This web-page presents large photos of all his solo works and collaborations, spanning the 1960s until 1990s. From classic albums like "Blues from Laurel Canyon" to lesser-known gems, each cover reflects Mayall's contribution to the blues genre. This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.

 

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John Mayall's John Mayall is a British blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist born on 29 November 1933, in Manchester, England. He is considered to be the "Godfather of British blues" and has played a significant role in the development of blues music in Britain. Mayall formed the blues rock band John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers in the 1960s and has collaborated with many famous musicians including Eric Clapton, Peter Green, and Mick Taylor. He has released over 30 studio albums and continues to tour and perform. Mayall has received numerous awards and accolades for his contributions to blues music and is recognized as one of the most influential musicians of the genre.

John Mayall began his music career in the late 1950s as a solo blues artist, but it wasn't until the 1960s that he formed the John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers band. The band became a launching pad for several famous musicians who went on to form successful solo careers, including Eric Clapton, Peter Green, and Mick Taylor. Mayall's music blends traditional blues with elements of rock, jazz, and soul, and he is known for his unique style of harmonica playing, guitar work, and distinctive voice.

Throughout his career, Mayall has collaborated with numerous musicians, both in the studio and on tour. He has also been a prolific recording artist, releasing over 30 studio albums that have earned critical acclaim and commercial success. Some of his most popular albums include "Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton" (1966), "Crusade" (1967), and "Blues from Laurel Canyon" (1968).

Mayall has received numerous awards and accolades for his contributions to blues music, including induction into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2006. He continues to tour and perform, and his music continues to inspire new generations of blues fans and musicians. Despite his advanced age, Mayall remains active in the music scene and continues to be recognized as one of the most important figures in the history of blues music.

Eric Clapton (Full-name: Eric Patrick Clapton ) a British guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is widely considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame three times. He first gained fame as a member of the band The Yardbirds, and later as a member of Cream, one of the first supergroups. Clapton has also had a successful solo career and has released numerous hit songs, including "Layla," "Wonderful Tonight," and "Tears in Heaven." He has won 18 Grammy Awards and has been awarded the Order of the British Empire for his services to music.

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Clapton was born in Ripley, Surrey, England, in 1945. He showed an early interest in the guitar and began playing in local bands in his teens. He rose to prominence in the mid-1960s as a member of The Yardbirds, and later as a member of Cream, where he showcased his virtuosic guitar playing and blues-influenced style.

In the 1970s, Clapton launched a successful solo career, releasing several critically acclaimed albums and hit songs. He collaborated with a wide range of musicians, including George Harrison, Bob Dylan, and B.B. King, and became known for his emotional and soulful playing.

Throughout his career, Clapton has struggled with personal issues, including addiction, and has been open about his struggles with alcoholism and substance abuse. Despite this, he has continued to tour and perform, and has remained a popular and influential figure in the music world.

In addition to his musical achievements, Clapton is also known for his philanthropy and activism. He founded the Crossroads Centre in Antigua, a treatment and rehabilitation facility for individuals struggling with substance abuse, and has been involved in numerous charitable causes throughout his career.

Eric Patrick Clapton was born in Ripley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom on 30/3/1945. He is the first child of Edward Walter Fryer 21/03/1920 and Patricia Molly 07/01/1929.

When he was 40 years old, his father Edward Walter Fryer died (15/05/1985). When he was 54 years old, his mother Patricia Molly died (Mar 1999).

His partner is Lory Del Santo. His partner is Alice Ormsby-Gore. His partner is Yvonne Kelly. On 27/3/1979, he married Pattie Boyd in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, United States. On 1/1/2002, he married Melia McEnery. He was 33 years old when he married Pattie Boyd. He was 56 years old when he married Melia McEnery. He got divorced from Pattie Boyd in 1989. He has three children with Melia McEnery: Julie Rose Clapton 13/6/2001, Ella May Clapton 14/3/2003, Sophie Belle Clapton 1/2/2005. He has one son with Lory Del Santo: Conor Clapton 21/08/1986. He has one daughter with Yvonne Kelly: Ruth Kelly Clapton 1985.

Peter Green (Real-name: Peter Allen Greenbaum) Peter Green was an English guitarist and singer-songwriter born on 29 October 29 1946, in London, England. He was best known as the co-founder and original guitarist of the rock band Fleetwood Mac, one of the most successful bands of the 1970s. Green's musical style was rooted in blues, and he was recognized for his virtuosic guitar playing and soulful singing.

Green joined Fleetwood Mac in 1967 and was a key member of the band during its early years, contributing to several albums and helping to shape the band's blues-rock sound. He wrote and sang several of Fleetwood Mac's most famous songs, including "Albatross," "Black Magic Woman," and "Oh Well." Green's guitar playing was characterized by his fluid and lyrical playing style and his use of distortion and feedback, which was innovative for its time.

Green left Fleetwood Mac in 1970 and began a solo career, releasing several albums and collaborating with other musicians. However, he struggled with personal and health problems, including depression and drug use, and he retired from the music industry for several years in the late 1970s and 1980s.

In the 1990s, Green re-emerged on the music scene and began playing and recording again. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Fleetwood Mac in 1998 and continued to perform and record music until his death on 25 July 25. Green's contributions to the development of blues-rock and his influence on other musicians make him one of the most important figures in the history of rock music.

Hughie Flint was an English drummer and percussionist born on May 11, 1941, in London, England. Flint was best known for his work as a session musician in the 1960s and 1970s, where he played on numerous albums by some of the biggest names in popular music. He was especially well known for his work as a member of the blues rock band John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers.

Flint joined John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers in 1967 and played on several of the band's most famous albums, including "Blues from Laurel Canyon" (1968) and "The Turning Point" (1969). He was known for his steady and inventive drumming style, which was characterized by its driving grooves and intricate rhythms. Flint's work with Mayall helped to establish him as one of the most respected session drummers of his era.

In addition to his work with Mayall, Flint played on many other albums and sessions during his career, working with artists such as Spencer Davis Group, Eric Clapton, and Van Morrison. He was widely regarded as one of the most talented and versatile drummers of his generation, and his work continues to be widely acclaimed by fans and musicians alike.

Unfortunately, not much information is available about the personal life and later years of Hughie Flint, as he passed away on October 25, 1971, at the age of 30. However, his contributions to the development of blues rock and his influence on other musicians make him a significant figure in the history of popular music.

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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