Addendum: John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers – ‘It Hurts Me Too’ – Mono & Stereo Mix

Near the end of February 2018, Italian Peter Green researcher Mario Pirrone brought to my attention an “alternate” recording of John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers’ ‘It Hurts Me Too’ found on the 1969 U.K. compilation, “Looking Back”.                 Excited by the find (and admittedly a little jealous that this had gone unnoticed by me in all of […]

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Addendum:

Addendum:

The Henry Björklund Tapes, Part 1 – John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers Bert Okers informed me of a few more “missing” Peter Green performances that “recently” surfaced (first posted on YouTube in August of 2015 and January 2016). The earliest features Green as a member of The Bluesbreakers, recorded on February 22 1967 at the […]

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Songlines: ‘Call It Stormy Monday But Tuesday is just as Bad’ Part 2

John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers – Eric Clapton & Peter Green In 1965 new recordings of T-Bone Walker’s song were released in the U.K. in August, September and October see Part 1). There was also a live performance of the song by John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers caught on tape in early November, though it wouldn’t see […]

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BBC Sessions –

John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers – January 23, 1967 The recordings made by British blues and rock performers for the broadcast on various BBC outlets in the mid-to-late sixties are almost an alternate history of the bands and the era.  Most of the songs were recorded live, straight through, although some sessions allowed for limited overdubbing.  All […]

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A History of ‘Homework’ – Part 2

When Otis Rush joined the 1966 American Folk Blues Festival European tour, he had not released a record under his own name in four years. Prior to that tour, he had only two songs released in the U.K.; ‘So Many Roads, So Many Trains’ had appeared on the Pye International Chess compilation “The Blues, Volume […]

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