John Mayall

Today, November 29th, 2023, marks a significant milestone in the world of blues and rock music. John Mayall, often hailed as the "Godfather of British Blues," celebrates his 90th birthday. It's a momentous occasion that invites reflection on a career that has not just shaped but revolutionized the music scene. At Grateful Web, we join fans worldwide in celebrating this legendary artist, whose influence resonates as powerfully today as it did in our college days, especially with his groundbreaking album, "The Turning Point."


The Godfather of British Blues, John Mayall, is proud to announce the upcoming release of his newly restored album, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, Live in 1967 – Volume Three. It is the 3rd and final Volume in the series and will be released on September 8, 2023, via Forty Below Records. This recording features the original lineup of Fleetwood Mac – Peter Green, John McVie, and Mick Fleetwood.  2016's Live in 1967 - Volume Two was hailed as a "welcome second helping" by Rolling Stone.


The Godfather of British Blues, John Mayall, has been nominated for a Grammy for 'Best Traditional Blues Album' for his 2022 release, The Sun Is Shining Down. The album, released by Forty Below Records on January 28, 2022, saw Mayall teaming up with a stellar cast to deliver a funky, soulful affair punctuated by brass, violins, harmonica, and electric ukulele.


On his latest album, The Sun Is Shining Down, out January 28th via Forty Below Records, Blues legend John Mayall teams up with a stellar cast to deliver a funky, soulful affair punctuated by brass, violins, harmonica, and electric ukulele.

John Mayall is pleased to announce the release of his latest single, "I'm as Good as Gone" out on all platforms, Friday, November 20th via Forty Below Records in honor of his 87th birthday.


There are box sets and then there are BOX SETS. John Mayall’s ‘The First Generation’ set sits firmly in the latter category, being substantial both in the artifacts contained within and the superb music it encompasses.


Blues Hall of Famer/“Godfather of British Blues” John Mayall will release an album of live recordings titled Three for the Road on February 23 via the Forty Below Records label. Produced by John Mayall and Forty Below Records president Eric Corne, the new album was recorded live in Dresden and Stuttgart, Germany, in March of 2017. The nine tracks on Three for the Road include fan and personal song favorites played by his trio: John Mayall (vocals, keyboard, and harmonica), Greg Rzab (bass) and Jay Davenport (drums).

English blues singer, pianist, harmonica player, guitarist, and songwriter John Mayall has an impressive musical career that spans over 50 years. He founded the band John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers in the 1960s—a band whose members included many celebrated blues and blues rock guitarists, such as: Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Jack Bruce, Mick Taylor, Walter Trout, Coco Montoya, and Buddy Whittington.

Forty Below Records is pleased to announce the inclusion of John Mayall. The Godfather of British Blues, in Airplay Direct’s Global Radio Showcase Series, Volume 3.

Forty Below Records announces a February 17 release date for the vinyl edition of iconic musician and Blues Hall of Fame member John Mayall’s latest album, Talk About That. Originally released on CD January 27, the vinyl version will also include a free download card.

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