500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

John Mayall With Eric Clapton, 'Blues Breakers'
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195. John Mayall With Eric Clapton, 'Blues Breakers'

London, 1966

Ex-Yardbird Eric Clapton's solos here inspired his "Clapton Is God" cult. The band expertly covers Robert Johnson and Freddie King, and blows up Ray Charles' "What'd I Say" with a long drum solo that predicts Cream. 

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