July 19th Concert for John Mayall

Mick Taylor  was Re-United on Saturday July 19th with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers for a Charity Benefit Concert  entitled Unite for Unicef. Along with Mick Taylor, other Special Guests included Eric Clapton & Chris Barber. It was also a 70th Birthday Party for the Grandfather off British Blues John Mayall who's newest incarnation of the Bluesbreakers are Fantastic !

Mick was announced to the crowd with a huge roar and proceeded to play on "Somebody's Acting like a child" and "Blues for the Lost Days". A 3 piece horn section then comes out to play on "Walking on Sunset" & then the highlight so far "Oh Pretty Women" that featured a seering Guitar Duo between Mick & Buddy Whittington to end the Song.

Mick Taylor and the Horn section then left the stage as Eric Clapton was then Invited up. Mick returned later in the evening to play "California" with it seemed everyone taking a solo, the whole band then left the stage only to return with an encore of "Talk to Your Daughter" and it was the first time in a long while seeing & hearing Eric Clapton & Mick Taylor sharing the same Stage Together ! What an  Incredible Evening.

The Current Bluesbreakers :

John Mayall - Vocals, keyboards, Harmonica, Electric Piano
Joe Yuele - Drums
Tom Canning - Keyboards
Hank Van Sickle - Bass
Buddy Whittington - Guitar, Vocals

Special Guests :

Mick Taylor - Guitar
Eric Clapton - Guitar, Vocals
Chris Barber - Trombone

 

 

The Set List :
Grit's ain't Groceries
Jacksboro Highway
Southside Story
Kids got the Blues
Dirty Water
Somebody's Acting Like a Child - MT
Blues for the Lost Days - MT
Walking on Sunset - MT & horn section
Oh Pretty Women - MT & horn section
No Big Hurry - EC
Please Mr Lofton - EC, CB on trombone
Hideaway - EC
All Your Love - EC
Have You Heard - EC
Hoochie Coochie Man - EC vocals
Tore Down - EC
It Ain't Right
California - MT 
Talk to Your Daughter - MT, EC & the Bluesbreakers