1979 John Mayall – Bottom Line

Mayall, John 1979Bottom Line is a recording by British bluesman John Mayall with various musicians. Along with No More Interviews it is one of only two Mayall albums that has never been released on CD.

John Mayall, OBE (born 29 November 1933) is an English blues singer, guitarist, organist and songwriter, whose musical career spans over fifty years. In the 1960s, he was the founder of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, a band which has counted among its members some of the most famous blues and blues rock musicians. They include Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Jack Bruce, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, Mick Taylor, Don “Sugarcane” Harris, Harvey Mandel, Larry Taylor, Aynsley Dunbar, Hughie Flint, Jon Hiseman, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Andy Fraser, Johnny Almond, Walter Trout, Coco Montoya and Buddy Whittington.

Tracks

1  Bottom Line (John Mayall, Leon Pendarvis) 6:00
2  Dreamboat (Mickey Carroll) 4:13
3  Desert Flower (John Mayall) 4:16
4  I`m Gonna Do It (Jim Capaldi) 5:20
5  Revival (Dickey Betts) 2:56
6  The Game Of Love (Jim Capaldi) 3:38
7  Celebration (Bob Johnston, John Mayall) 5:41
8  Come With Me (Bob Johnston) 6:34

Musicians

1 Bottom Line

Bass Bob Babbitt
Bass Frankie Centano
Drums Steve Jordan
Guitar Sid McGinnis
Guitar Jeffrey Miranov
Keyboards Rob Mounsey
Harmonica John Mayall
Sax Howard Johnson
Trumpet John Faddis
Trumpet Virgil Jones
Percussion Arthur Jenkins
Percussion Errol Bennett
Background Vocals Janice Gadson Pendarvis
Background Vocals Ullanda McCullough
Background Vocals Vivian Cherry


2 Dreamboat

Bass Gordon Edwards
Guitar Cornell Dupree
Guitar Jeff Layton
Keyboards Paul Shaffer
Harmonica John Mayall
Sax Michael Brecker
Sax Ron Cuber
Trumpet Lew Soloff
Trumpet Randy Brecker
Percussion Rubens Bassini
Background Vocals Janice Gadson Pendarvis
Background Vocals Ullanda McCullough
Background Vocals Vivian Cherry


3 Desert Flower

Drums Steve Jordan
Bass Bob Babbitt
Bass Frankie Centano
Guitar Sid McGinnis
Guitar Jeffrey Miranov
Keyboards Rob Mounsey
Harmonica John Mayall
Sax Howard Johnson
Trumpet John Faddis
Trumpet Virgil Jones
Percussion Errol Bennett
Percussion Arthur Jenkins
Background Vocals Janice Gadson Pendarvis
Background Vocals Ullanda McCullough
Background Vocals Vivian Cherry


4 I`m Gonna Do It

Bass Bob Babbitt
Bass Frankie Centano
Drums Steve Jordan
Guitar Sid McGinnis
Guitar Jeffrey Miranov
Keyboards Rob Mounsey
Harmonica John Mayall
Sax Howard Johnson
Trumpet Virgil Jones
Trumpet John Faddis
Percussion Errol Bennett
Percussion Arthur Jenkins
Background Vocals Janice Gadson Pendarvis
Background Vocals Ullanda McCullough
Background Vocals Vivian Cherry


5 Revival

Bass Gordon Edwards
Guitar Cornell Dupree
Guitar Jeff Layton
Keyboards Paul Shaffer
Harmonica John Mayall
Sax Michael Brecker
Sax Ron Cuber
Trumpet Randy Brecker
Trumpet Lew Soloff
Percussion Rubens Bassini
Background Vocals Janice Gadson Pendarvis
Background Vocals Ullanda McCullough
Background Vocals Vivian Cherry


6 The Game Of Love

Bass Gordon Edwards
Guitar Jeff Layton
Guitar Cornell Dupree
Keyboards Paul Shaffer
Harmonica John Mayall
Sax Michael Brecker
Sax Ron Cuber
Trumpet Lew Soloff
Trumpet Randy Brecker
Percussion Rubens Bassini
Background Vocals Vivian Cherry
Background Vocals Ullanda McCullough
Background Vocals Janice Gadson Pendarvis


7 Celebration

Bass David Shields
Bass Tim Drummond
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Steve Lukather
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Guitar Ben Benay
Piano John Jarvis
Moog Bernie Krause
Strings Lee Holdridge
Harmonica John Mayall
Percussion Steve Foreman
Percussion Alejandro Neciosup
Background Vocals Cheryl Lynn
Background Vocals Delbert Langston
Background Vocals Pepper Watkins


8 Come With Me

Bass David Shields
Bass Tim Drummond
Drums Jeffrey Porcaro
Guitar Lee Ritenour
Guitar Steve Lukather
Guitar Ben Benay
Piano John Jarvis
Moog Bernie Krause
Strings Lee Holdridge
Harmonica John Mayall
Percussion Steve Foreman
Percussion Alejandro Neciosup
Background Vocals Cheryl Lynn
Background Vocals Delbert Langston
Background Vocals Pepper Watkins

Liner Notes

Producer – Bob Johnston
Arranged By – Bob Johnston (Tracks 7, 8), Charlie Callello (Tracks 2, 5, 6), Leon Pendarvis (Tracks 1, 3, 4)

Phonographic Copyright (p) – Dick James Music, Inc.
Copyright (c) – Dick James Music, Inc.
Manufactured By – Phonogram, Inc.
Marketed By – Phonogram, Inc.
Distributed By – PolyGram Distribution, Inc.
Produced For – Hibiscus Production Inc.