John Mayall – The Sun Is Shining Down

Release date: 28/01/2022
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John Mayall

The Sun Is Shining Down

*****RELEASE DATES – CD – 28TH JANUARY 2022 / LP – 20TH MAY 2022*****

FORMATS

CD, LP

GENRE

Blues
Release date: 28/01/2022
SKU: FBR026 Category: Tag:

On his latest album, ‘The Sun is Shining Down’, out via Forty Below Records, Blues legend John Mayall teams up with a stellar cast to deliver a funky soulful affair punctuated by brass, violins, harmonica and electric ukulele.

Special guests include, The Heartbreakers’ Mike Campbell, fast rising roots rocker Marcus King, Americana icon Buddy Miller, Scarlet Rivera of Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Review, Chicago blues guitar mainstay Melvin Taylor and Hawaiian ukulele star Jake Shimabukuro. Also on hand are Mayall’s longtime dynamic Chicago rhythm section of Greg Rzab on bass guitar and Jay Davenport on drums with Austin’s multi-talented and charismatic Carolyn Wonderland on guitar.

Recorded at Robby Krieger’s (The Doors) Horse Latitudes studio with Grammy nominated Producer Eric Corne, ‘The Sun is Shining Down’ is Mayall’s 5th studio album for Forty Below Records, a fruitful partnership that began with 2014’s A Special Life.

The album explores a range of styles and eclectic instruments with guests Scarlet Rivera’s violin, Jake Shimabukaro’s electric ukulele and Mike Campbell, Marcus King, Buddy Miller and Melvin Taylor on guitars. As significant as each of these guest turns is, however, they can’t overshadow Mayall’s own spirited vocals, iconic harmonica and lyrical keyboard work.. “John shines throughout this album, exuding a joy and gratitude that are infectious. We all want to give that back to him,” adds Producer Eric Corne.

Format – CD & LP

2 for £25

TRACKLISTING (IF AVAILABLE)

1. Hungry And Ready (Feat. Melvin Taylor)
2. Can’t Take No More (Feat. Marcus King)
3. I’m As Good As Gone (Feat. Buddy Miller)
4. Got To Find A Better Way (Feat. Scarlet Rivera)
5. One Special Lady (Feat. Jake Shimabukuro)
6. Chills And Thrills (Feat. Mike Campbell)
7. A Quitter Never Wins
8. Deep Blue Sea (Feat. Scarlet Rivera)
9. Driving Wheel (Feat. Melvin Taylor)
10. The Sun Is Shining Down (Feat. Carolyn Wonderland)

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