- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 2 hours, 3 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: June 29, 2004
- Originally Released: 2004
- Label: Eagle Rock Ent
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Description by OLDIES.com:
The Godfather Of British Blues:
John Mayall's career in the blues spans over 40 years. During that time he has been cited as a major influence by the likes of Eric Clapton, Mick Fleetwood, John McVie and Peter Green. This film biography features contributions from himself, his family, fellow musicians, colleagues and friends in interviews and performances. Rare archive film from all periods of his career marks his achievements and some of the events that formed them.
The Turning Point: The earliest 'rockumentary' of John Mayall and his musicians filmed in their homes, dressing rooms, motorways, airports, clubs, concert halls and at festivals. In 1969, Mayall changing the emphasis of his band away from the 'electric circus' of lead guitar and drums to a more gentle approach without drums and with acoustic guitar, flutes and saxophones. The Turning Point celebrates this revolutionary period.