"John Mayall", Order of the British Empire/OBE is an English blues singer, guitarist, organist and songwriter, whose musical career spans over fifty years. In the 1960s, he was the founder of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, a band which has included some of the most famous blues and blues rock musicians. They include Eric Clapton, Peter Green (musician)/Peter Green, Jack Bruce, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, Mick Taylor, Don "Sugarcane" Harris, Harvey Mandel, Larry Taylor, Aynsley Dunbar, Hughie Flint, Jon Hiseman, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Andy Fraser, Mark-Almond/Johnny Almond, Walter Trout, Coco Montoya and Buddy Whittington.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous musicians! More John Mayall on Wikipedia.
What came from Manchester; Stevie Winwood and Spencer Davis were the Birmingham contingent and then from the North we had The Animals, Eric Burdon -- and further up north was the Alex Harvey Band from Scotland. We all converged on London, we all had our own different styles, and it just became the London melting pot, really.John Mayall