There are supergroups and there are SUPERgroups. And Dirty Mac are about as super as they come! A four piece taking one member each of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Cream and the Jimi Hendrix experience… and for one night in late 1968 only. This recording has to be one of the highlights of recorded music of the last century. Check it out… Yer Blues by the Dirty Mac
John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers was the finishing school for British blues rock guitarists. They worked hard touring their version of the blues extensively in the UK and worldwide, gaining great acclaim in the process, but rarely the mass attention that many of these names would be attracting a year after leaving the band. But this was of course the aim; to play pure blues, for blues’ sake. This is the best decade of the Bluesbreakers, and this compilation contains some of the best musicianship of the period. Unless you have the original albums, this compilation is a must
There are not many bands that can lay claim to have invented a genre, but Cream are one such band. All had served British blues apprenticeships: Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker with the Graham Bond Organisation, and Eric Clapton with the Yardbirds and John Mayalls Bluesbreakers. And then they got together to form Cream. A blues rock supergroup that would create some of the finest music of the 1960s.