John Mayall’s ‘The Turning Point’ is a live album recorded on July 12, 1969 at the Fillmore East in New York City and released the same year by Polydor.
Track Listing : 1.The Laws Must Change (John Mayall) – 07:21 . 2.Saw Mill Gulch Road (John Mayall) – 04:39 . 3.I’M Gonna Fight For You J.B. (John Mayall) – 05:27 . 4.So Hard To Share (John Mayall) – 07:05 . 5.California (John Mayall, Steve Thompson) – 09:30 . 6.Thoughts About Roxanne (John Mayall, Steve Thompson) – 08:20 . 7.Room To Move (John Mayall) – 05:03
Musicians : John Mayall – Guitar, Harmonica, Keyboards, Tambourine, Vocals, Slide Guitar, Mouth Percussion . John Almond – Flute, Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Mouth Percussion . Jon Mark – Acoustic Guitar . Steve Thompson – Bass Guitar
Production : Produced By John Mayall . Eddie Kramer – Engineer . Suha Gur – Mastering
Package : Neil Slaven – Liner Notes . Tapani Tapanainen – Photography . Chris Welch – Liner Notes . Barry Wentzell – Photography . Zill – Photography . Bob Gordon – Photography . John Mayall – Liner Notes, Artwork, Photography
Recorded On July 12, 1969 At The Fillmore East, New York City, New York .
Released In 1969 By Polydor.
All About Jazz
Whatever his occasional shortcomings as a vocalist, when Mayall was on he was a distinctive and heartfelt singerand that night in 1969 at the Fillmore East he was in good form. In addition, his famous harmonica work on “Room To Move” is still fresh and a pleasure to hear. […]
THAT MUST BE ROCK
This album was my first introduction into the blues scene. No better album to become a blues disciple. Again, thanks to Layla for giving me a chance to share my favorite albums. Please listen and enjoy! […]
This prophetically titled project represents yet another crossroad in John Mayall‘s ever evolving cast of prime British bluesmen. This album also signifies a distinct departure from the decibel drowning electrified offerings of his previous efforts, providing instead an exceedingly more folk and roots based confab. […]