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John Mayall & Eric Clapton – Blues Breakers Japan LP with obi

Original price was: $75.00.Current price is: $60.00.

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Free U.S. shipping!  A Japanese pressing of Blues Breakers by John Mayall, featuring Eric Clapton, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of Blues Breakers by John Mayall, featuring Eric Clapton, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Blues Breakers is a 1978 Japanese pressing on the London label of an album that was originally released in 1966.

The cover is M-.  The obi is M-.  The insert is M-.

The disc is M- and may be unplayed.  Clean disc!

A nice copy of a classic blues/rock LP.

Background: In between the Yardbirds and Cream, Eric Clapton was briefly a member of John Mayall’s band, along with John McVie, later of Fleetwood Mac.

Released in 1966, Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton was the first studio album by John Mayall.

The album reached #6 on the UK charts, but did not chart in the U.S.

Allmusic.com gave Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton a 5 star review:

Bluesbreakers with Eric Clapton was Eric Clapton’s first fully realized album as a blues guitarist — more than that, it was a seminal blues album of the 1960s, perhaps the best British blues album ever cut, and the best LP ever recorded by John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers. Standing midway between Clapton’s stint with the Yardbirds and the formation of Cream, this album featured the new guitar hero on a series of stripped-down blues standards, Mayall pieces, and one Mayall/Clapton composition, all of which had him stretching out in the idiom for the first time in the studio.

Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: London
Catalog Number:
LAX-125
Year of Release: 1978
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 8 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in