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John Mayall's 85th Anniversary Tour

  • Where:
    Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole, BH15 1UG
  • When:
    14 November
    7:00pm to 11:00pm
  • How much:
    £36
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Music - Rock & Pop
John Mayall's 85th Anniversary Tour
For over 50 years, John Mayall has served as a pioneer of blues music, rightly earning him the title, ‘The Godfather of British Blues’ an OBE & a Hall of Fame induction.

John’s early band John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers counted amongst its members Eric Clapton, Peter Green, John McVie & Mick Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac), Andy Fraser (Free) Mick Taylor (The Stones) Still a prolific writer and performer, he has recently released the album ‘Nobody Told Me’ that also features Todd Rundgren & Joe Bonamassa.

Born in 1933 near Manchester, England from an early age John was a fan of Jazz and Blues, passionate about the Boogie Woogie piano giants, learning to play the piano, guitar and harmonica in his teens whilst at Manchester Junior School of Art. Sometime after National Service in the South Of England & Korea, John Moved to London in the swinging 60’s where he formed The Bluesbreakers and provided backing for some of the Blues Greats such as John Lee Hooker, T Bone Walker and Eddie Boyd.

Salisbury Journal