His third UK Top 10 album in a year proved just how successfully Mayall had taken blues to the British masses.
Along with his beloved guitar 'Lucille', B.B. King brought the blues out of the margins and into the mainstream of America.
Peter Bardens came to the attention of record buyers when he joined Camel, but before this he'd already built a formidable reputation as a keyboard player.
The event is being curated by Fleetwood Mac co-founder Mick Fleetwood and will also feature Billy Gibbons, David Gilmour, Bill Wyman and many more.
Planet Rock reports that Green is working on a book and music project with English company Rufus Publications.
The blues figurehead, who has co-produced 'Nobody Told Me,' will be 85 by the time of its February 2019 release.
Kirwan was a vital component of the group's 1968-1972 period, notably after the departure of Peter Green.
Lindsey Buckingham has left Fleetwood Mac, while Crowded House's Neil Finn and The Heartbreakers' Mike Campbell have joined the band for live shows.
Country star Keith Urban has been chosen as one of the keynote speakers at the 2018 SXSW Festival in March 2018 in Austin, Texas
The Music of Cream, featuring members of the blues-rock band's dynasty with special guests, will tour in Australia and New Zealand in May and June 2017.
John Mayall and his band have been recording their next studio album with a very special guest: none other than the Eagles' Joe Walsh.
After the success of last year's Live In 1967 album by John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, a second volume of material from the same line-up is out on 6 May.
Mick Fleetwood has been reminiscing about his days on the UK blues circuit with John Mayall, and early Fleetwood Mac, of whom Steven Tyler was a big fan.
Recordings of the Bluesbreakers line-up of 1967 will be released with the blessing of John Mayall, after being discovered on a fan’s reel-to-reel tapes.