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Blues Legend John Mayall Plots New Album With Star-Studded Cast
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Blues Legend John Mayall Plots New Album With Star-Studded Cast

The legendary John Mayall delivers a funky soulful affair with a star-studded group of musicians in tow on his new album set for release on Forty Below Records. The Sun Is Shining Down will be available to the general public on January 28th. Mayall's career has spanned more than five decades. His band, The Bluesbreakers influenced a generation of musicians and his musical rolodex includes collaborations with Eric Clapton, members of Fleetwood Mac & the Rolling Stones. While he retired the Bluesbreakers moniker in 2008, he continues to travel his musical path. This will be Mayall's fifth album with Forty Below and 36th studio effort. Just part of a prolific career that also includes 34 live albums, 24 compilations albums, and 4 EP's (for good measure). Featuring Special Gues...
Apple TV+ Premieres “1971” Series on Friday (Review)
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Apple TV+ Premieres “1971” Series on Friday (Review)

A phenomenal new docuseries entitled "1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything" is premiering on AppleTV+ this Friday, May 21. Using David Hepworth's book "Never A Dull Moment: 1971 The Year That Rock Exploded" as inspiration, an award-winning team of filmmakers has crafted a highly bingeable eight-part series that intertwines the music and politics of this volatile and highly creative moment in history. I've been able to preview the first five episodes of the series, which was executive produced by Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees ("Amy," "Senna") and really wanted to put this on people's radar because even as a music lover since childhood, this was absolutely packed with footage and stories I had never seen before. Each episode hovers between 45 and 50 minutes, but manages ...