Do you hear that sound? Elec­tric­ity!

Mojo (UK) - - Contents - John Cor­nelius, via email

Glad to read the obit­u­ary for Otis Rush [MOJO 301], but sur­prised to find no men­tion of All Your Love, which was the out­stand­ing open­ing track on John May­all’s Blues Break­ers ‘Beano’ al­bum, fea­tur­ing Clap­ton at his best. The heart­stop­ping beauty of the gui­tar break is as mes­meric to­day as it was 50 years ago. How­ever, we art stu­dents sit­ting around be­ing mes­merised in 1966 were some­what dumb­founded when we fi­nally got to hear the Otis Rush orig­i­nal and found that Eric’s “in­spired” solo was note for note lifted there­from…

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