The King of Sob-Rock!!
John Mayer started his recording career with Room For Squares in 2001. The acoustic hit single Your Body Is A Wonderland launched him into the world.
This was followed up with Daughters in 2003 on the album Heavier Things.
Now firmly established as a heartthrob, John went electric in 2006 with the revered album Continuum, a trio album with Steve Jordan (drums), and legendary Pino Palladino on bass.
In just five years, John Mayer had successfully established himself as a heavyweight singer-songwriter, as well as an acoustic and electric guitarist.
He’s been recording and touring the world ever since, releasing more hits and being named the King of Sob-Rock.
Even though his guitar laying initially was extremely influenced by Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan, after years of touring and record making, John has now become a heavyweight, effectively flying the flag for great guitar playing in the modern era.
In 2023, John is returning to his acoustic roots, touring on his own with just an acoustic guitar.
After listening to a few interviews with him where he played a few tunes never recorded, the audience may be in for a proper treat. As far as I could tell, his best tunes haven’t seen the light of day, yet.
On a final note, John is now being looked up to by many guitarists for his tone, with pedal and amp geeks studying pictures of his live rig, and discussing it in forums.
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