This DVD includes two rockumentaries: a vintage 24-minute program focusing on the renowned British blues linchpin's 1969 acoustic album, "The Turning Point," and a comprehensive 59-minute recap of May

This DVD includes two rockumentaries: a vintage 24-minute program focusing on the renowned British blues linchpin's 1969 acoustic album, "The Turning Point," and a comprehensive 59-minute recap of Mayall's extraordinary career climaxing with his 70th birthday concert in Liverpool, England, last year. The latter reunited him with his most famous Bluesbreakers bandmate, Eric Clapton. But Clapton, who rather guiltily owns up to Mayall's paramount importance in launching his own career, was but one of the future legends to emerge from Mayall's many groupings. Among them, Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Aynsley Dunbar, Peter Green and Mick Taylor join Clapton in recounting their adventures with Mayall. According to Fleetwood, Mayall—one of rock's greatest bandleaders—"supplied a platform" for waves of young British stars to nurture their innate talents before sending them out on their own.—JB

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