A Special Life

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A Special Life
John Mayall A Special Life.jpg
Studio album by John Mayall
Released 30 May 2014 (2014-05-30)
Recorded November 2013
Genre Blues rock
Length 48:38
Label Forty Below
Producer John Mayall, Eric Corne
John Mayall chronology
A Special Life
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

A Special Life is a studio album by British blues musician John Mayall. It was released on 30 May 2014 by Forty Below Records and it is his first studio album since 2009's Tough.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Why Did You Go Last Night" Clifton Chenier 4:50
2. "Speak of the Devil" Sonny Landreth 3:20
3. "That's All Right" James Lane 3:40
4. "World Gone Crazy" John Mayall 4:10
5. "Floodin' in California" Albert King 4:32
6. "Big Town Playboy" Eddie Taylor 4:15
7. "A Special Life" Mayall 4:06
8. "I Just Got to Know" Jimmy McCracklin 4:04
9. "Heartache" Mayall 4:42
10. "Like a Fool" Greg Rzab 4:00
11. "Just a Memory" Mayall 6:38


  • John Mayall – vocals, guitars, harmonica, organ, piano
  • Rocky Athas – guitars
  • Greg Rzab – bass guitar, percussions
  • Jay Davenport – drums
  • C. J. Chenier – accordion, vocals


  1. ^ Leggett, Steve (2014). "John Mayall: A Special Life". Allmusic. Retrieved 16 June 2014.