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John Mayall

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I always make it a point to pick songs on which players really shine.

— John Mayall

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I also went to art school and learned to play a piano there, but I play by ear.

— John Mayall

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I get most of my news from the Jon Stewart Daily Show. It's the most level commentary you can find. You have to laugh, because it's all so true. It's the closest thing to a counterculture.

— John Mayall

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I never really thought about becoming a professional musician.

— John Mayall

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I write songs about real things... The subject dictates the mood and it goes from there, really.

— John Mayall

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Joe's been my drummer for 14 years, and we've been buddies for six years.

— John Mayall

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Once you start collecting records you learn more and more about jazz and blues.

— John Mayall

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The way I look at it, they're all part of my musical diary, and I can listen to any one of them and it will bring up memories of what was going on at that time.

— John Mayall

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To me, they are equally important, as they represent a certain period in my life and times. With that in mind, it really is impossible to pick favorites.

— John Mayall

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You have to pack as much as you can in an hour or 70 minutes. This time around it was 15 songs, so it was a challenge to get them all the right length so you could get them all on.

— John Mayall

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I've never had a hit record or a Grammy or been in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Mark was best known as Marianne Faithfull's accompanist for three years and for having been a member of the band Sweet Thursday (which included pianist Nicky Hopkins and future Cat Stevens collaborator Alun Davies also a guitarist). During the next decade Mayall continued shifting musicians and switching labels and released a score of albums.

John Mayall OBE (born 29 November 1933) is an English blues singer guitarist and songwriter whose musical career spans over fifty years. They include Eric Clapton Jack Bruce Peter Green John McVie Mick Fleetwood Mick Taylor Don "Sugarcane" Harris Harvey Mandel Larry Taylor Aynsley Dunbar Hughie Flint Jon Hiseman Dick Heckstall-Smith Andy Fraser Dave Navarro Johnny Almond Walter Trout Coco Montoya and Buddy Whittington. 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.

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