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John Mayall, Buddy Whittington Band
"For over 50 years, John Mayall has served as a pioneer of blues music, rightly earning him the title, "The Godfather of British Blues".
Regarded by many as British blues’ most influential artist, John’s band The Bluesbreakers launched the careers of Eric Clapton, Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Peter Green and Mick Taylor.
64 albums later and John’s captivating and authentic sound is still as vital today is it ever was.
Special guest and long term collaborator, Texan guitarist Buddy Whittington makes a welcome return to the UK."
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Manchester born seminal blues musician - a real grandaddy of the UK blues scene. In the 1960s, he was the founder of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, a band which has included some of the most famous blues and blues rock musicians. Throughout the eighties and nineties, John's popularity went from strength to strength with a succession of dynamic albums such as 'Behind The Iron Curtain', 'Chicago Line', 'A Sense of Place', and the Grammy-nominated 'Wake Up Call' that featured guest artists Buddy Guy, Mavis Staples, Albert Collins and Mick Taylor. In addition, in recent years Mayall has released live recordings on his own online label, Private Stash Records.
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Buddy Whittington (born 28 December 1956, in Fort Worth, Texas) is an American guitarist. He began playing the guitar inspired by his sister's records of The Beatles, Rolling Stones and, in particular, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton. At the age of 14 he was already a part of the Dallas/Fort Worth music scene and playing regularly in the clubs along Jacksboro Highway.
His band includes Peter Stroud (from Peter Green's Splinter Graph) and drummer Derby Todd.
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