Gig Of The Week: John Mayall

70th Birthday Concert [2003, 2h 3m]
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Liverpool’s King’s Dock on July 19th 2003 was the venue for a long awaited and much anticipated reunion between Eric Clapton and John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers. The occasion was both a celebration of John Mayall’s 70th year and a fundraiser for Unicef.

Also invited to the party were former Bluesbreaker and Rolling Stone, Mick Taylor and veteran trombonist, Chris Barber.

If you’re a lover of the blues it doesn’t get much better than this. The show ran for around two hours and the film is now presented here in its entirety for the first time.

Musicians: Tom Canning, Hank Van Sickle, Buddy Whittington, Joe Yuele, Henry Lowther - Trumpet, Dave Lewis - Tenor Sax, Julian Arguelles - Bari Sax.

Guests: Eric Clapton, Mick Taylor, Chris Barber.