John Mayall Plays John Mayall

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John Mayall Plays John Mayall
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Live album by John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers
Released March 26, 1965 (1965-03-26)[1]
Recorded 7 December 1964 at Klooks Kleek[2]
Genre Blues, rhythm and blues
Length 34:50
Label Decca
Producer Tony Clarke
John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers chronology
John Mayall Plays John Mayall
(1965)
Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton
(1966)
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Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

John Mayall Plays John Mayall is the debut album by John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, released in 1965, Decca LK 4680. This album was recorded live at Klooks Kleek on 7 December 1964.[3] Roger Dean stated in an interview that they ran cables out of the window of the club, to the Decca Studio about 100 yards away for this recording.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Crawling Up a Hill" (John Mayall) - 2:21
  2. "I Wanna Teach You Everything" (Mayall) - 3:05
  3. "When I'm Gone" (Smokey Robinson) - 3:08
  4. "I Need Your Love" (Walter Spriggs, Willie Spriggs) - 4:08
  5. "The Hoot Owl" (Mayall) - 2:35
  6. "R&B Time" - Consisting of "Night Train" (Jimmy Forrest, Lewis C. Simpkins, Oscar Washington) / "Lucille" (Al Collins, Richard Penniman) - 2:15
  7. "Crocodile Walk" (Mayall) - 2:26
  8. "What's the Matter with You" (Mayall) - 2:34
  9. "Doreen" (Mayall) - 2:46
  10. "Runaway" (Mayall)- 2:25
  11. "Heartache" (Mayall) - 2:57
  12. "Chicago Line" (Mayall) - 4:10

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