Monday, April 27, 2015

John Mayall - Moving On (1972 uk, awesome jazz blues rock. 2009 remaster)



Following the U.S. tour, Mayall took the band on a tour of Australia. Selico and Larry Taylor dropped out and were replaced by Hartley and Putter Smith,respectively. Following that tour, Mayall brought in string bassist VictorGaskin, who toured with them in Britain in April 1972. Gaskin had worked with many of the jazz greats, including Duke Ellington, Cannonball Adderley and ChicoHamilton. Mayall then took the band on a European tour.

For his next release, Mayall recorded another live album in July 1972 at the Whisky A Go-Go in Los Angeles. He again reshuffled personnel, now choosing Mitchell, Solomon, Larry Taylor, Victor Gaskin, Hartley, Robinson, Watts,flautist Charles Owen and baritone and tenor saxophonist Fred Jackson. Thealbum, Moving On, was released in January 1973.
Tracks
1. Worried Mind - 8:45
2. Keep Your Country Green - 3:25
3. Christmas 71 - 4:54
4. Things Go Wrong - 6:11
5. Do It - 4:56
6. Moving On - 4:22
7. Red Sky - 3:47
8. Reasons - 3:10
9. High Pressure Living - 6:59
All songs by John Mayall

Musicians
*Freddy Robinson - Guitar
*Larry Taylor - Bass
*John Mayall - Vocals, Piano, Guitar, Harmonica
*Victor Gaskin - Bass
*Keef Hartley - Drums
*Blue Mitchell - Trumpet
*Fred Jackson - Baritone, Tenor Saxophone
*Ernie Watts - Tenor Saxophone
*Clifford Solomon - Alto, Tenor Saxophone
*Charles Owens - Flute

1966  John Mayall Bluesbreakers With Eric Clapton (Japan SHM double disc set)
1967  John Mayall And The Bluesbreakers - A Hard Road (Double Disc Set)
1969  John Mayall - The Turning Point (Remaster And Expanded)
1967  Various Artists - Raw Blues

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