His third UK Top 10 album in a year proved just how successfully Mayall had taken blues to the British masses.
The famous Manchester R&B club reopened in its new location on September 18, 1965 with a visit from a favourite band.
From Muddy Waters to B.B. King and Koko Taylor to Shemekia Copeland, discover the records that made it onto our list of the best blues albums ever.
In praise of the stalwart rock guitarist who replaced Peter Frampton in Humble Pie and played with Colosseum, Jack Bruce, Cozy Powell and many others.
Held on the second weekend of August 1968, this is one of the least remembered of all the late 1960s outdoor events. It shouldn't be.
Affectionately known as ‘the Beano album,’ Bluesbreakers forever changed the landscape of rock music.
Jack Bruce was a genuine legend who died at 71. His brilliant bass playing, distinctive voice and sense of musical adventure live on.
John Mayall's 1971 album 'Back To The Roots' temporarily welcomed back two now world-famous former members of his band.
The double set covered his already numerous incarnations on record, all the way back to the Yardbirds.
TYA's first UK Top 10 album charted on February 22, 1969, with a title that captured the mood of the times.
'Blues From Laurel Canyon' was Mayall's first so-called solo record since retiring the band name the Bluesbreakers.
Celebrating a man who was part of a golden period for the Rolling Stones, and far more besides.
The rare relationship between the artist and the Royal Albert Hall has spanned his entire career.
A musically-diverse collection of 29 singles and albums made the cut.
Peter Frampton, a contemporary of Green’s, said: “Most sadly, have lost one of the most tasteful guitar players ever.”