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A Sense Of Place

John MayallAudio CD
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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listen  3. Send Me Down To VicksburgThe Bluesbreakers 2:12$0.99  Buy MP3 
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John Mayall talks about the London blues scene in the '60's in an excerpt from his Grammy Museum appearance.


As 2013 came to a close, and with his 80th birthday mere weeks away, the godfather of British blues quietly entered a North Hollywood Studio with his band, special guest C.J. Chenier and co-producer/engineer Eric Corne. He walked out with one of the finest and most personal records of his career, A Special Life.

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Product Details

  • Audio CD (January 17, 2013)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Island
  • ASIN: B000001FVD
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #99,339 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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A Sense Of Place by John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The come back album January 15, 2001
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John Mayall and Paul Butterfield turned me on to the blues. However, after 'The Turning Point' John has turned out some pretty ordinary albums for a long while. Sense of Place restarted my love of John Mayall's music. I have every album since. There are also some prior albums which are terrific (Life in the Jungle and Behind the Iron curtain for example). Coco Montoya also has some magic moments here - Sensitive Kind and All My Life for example.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Back In Top Form April 25, 2000
Format:Audio CD
John Mayall's illustrious career has taken him all over the musical map. His creativity was at low ebb, however, during most of the 1980s. He shows himself back in top form with the issue of Chicago Line and now, A Sense of Place. While it is true that he breaks no new ground here that can hardly be expected at this stage in his career. Mayall has always championed the music of J.B. Lenoir and he opens with a driving version of Lenoir's "I Want to Go". That is followed by a rhythmically pounding "Congo Square", in my opinion the best song on the album. "Send Me Down To Vicksburg" features some fine rollicking keyboards. Other good tunes feature a sensitive take on Santana's "Sensitive Kind", the bluesy Texas tune about the lawless "Jacksboro Highway", and the rocking blues of "All My Life". "I Can't Complain" is at once funny and thought-provoking. About the only ones I don't like are a swabby rendition of "Let's Work Together" and "Black Cat Moan". If you liked the Mayall of old, you'll like him once again when you hear "A Sense of Place". There are not many guys nearly sixty (at time of recording) who can still tear it up like John Mayall can.
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5.0 out of 5 stars As the title suggests... November 8, 1998
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This recording is more polished and contains a greater variety of rhythms than the usual Mayall product. It is not what you would expect. The music is, however, honest and sensual. Very enjoyable.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Candy for the ears March 26, 1999
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A real pleasure to listen to. My main problem with it was it ended too soon. Do yourself a favor and get this one.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Always A Brand New Road April 3, 2004
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Always A Brand New Road....And this is what this album is from start to the end. This is again a new way and a great new music from John Mayall.
................this is sure one of his best albums ever !
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