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John Mayall

Miller Francis Jr., The Great Speckled Bird, 2 April 1970

NO ONE IN the entire world of rock has created a body of music to compare with the work of John Mayall. If the process of whites playing blues has generated any creative fire at all, then John Mayall's work is at the center, an intensely glowing blue flame whose heat has inspired much of the strength of today's music.

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