A magnificent 35 disc deluxe boxset documenting the Godfather of British Blues, The First Generation contains all the albums from John Mayall's much lauded formative career, plus unreleased tracks aplenty.
Featuring Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Mick Taylor, Aynsley Dunbar, Mick Fleetwood, Jon Hiseman, Harvey Mandel, Blue Mitchell, Henry Lowther and many more outstanding musicians, this mammoth package contains 35 CDs, a beautiful hardback book and much more.
Many of the best musicians of the period passed through the hallowed ranks of John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, and all are on show here in a stunning set crammed with musical highlights.
Put together with John Mayall’s full co-operation, the full list of contents is as follows:
· 35 discs, including 3 CD Singles & 8 previously unreleased discs, alongside newly remastered versions of the original Decca & Polydor albums.
· Music from seven unreleased gigs (including Windsor 1967, Gothenburg 1968, Berlin 1969 and San Francisco 1970).
· 28 unreleased BBC tracks featuring Eric Clapton, Peter Green and Mick Taylor.
· Individually signed photograph.
· Hardback book including many rare photos and memorabilia plus a full gig listing for the period.
· Separate book including two years of fan club letters and correspondence.
· Two replica posters - Ten Years Are Gone and tour poster from 1968.
· Replica press pack for John Mayall Plays John Mayall.
Limited to 5,000 copies worldwide.