JOHN MAYALL - Sun Is Shining Down


LP Regular

RRP $67.95
SAVE $11.95 (18%)

SPECIAL ORDER. Listed in Canadian database but currently out of stock. This item may ship within 10 days at a minimum, but can potentially take 2 months to ship if there are re-pressing delays.

Date of release: May 20 2022

On his latest album, The Sun is Shining Down, out January 28th via Forty Below Records, Blues legend John Mayall teams up with a stellar cast to deliver a funky soulful affair punctuated by brass, violins, harmonica and electric ukulele. Special guests include, The HeartbreakersÆ Mike Campbell, fast rising roots rocker Marcus King, Americana icon Buddy Miller, Scarlet Rivera of Bob DylanÆs Rolling Thunder Review, Chicago blues guitar mainstay Melvin Taylor and Hawaiian ukulele star Jake Shimabukuro. Also on hand are MayallÆs longtime dynamic Chicago rhythm section of Greg Rzab on bass guitar and Jay Davenport on drums with AustinÆs multi-talented and charismatic Carolyn Wonderland on guitar. Recorded at Robby KriegerÆs (The Doors) Horse Latitudes studio with Grammy nominated Producer Eric Corne, The Sun is Shining Down is MayallÆs 5th studio album for Forty Below Records, a fruitful partnership that began with 2014Æs A Special Life. ôI couldnÆt be happier with the new record,ö exclaims Mayall. ôI canÆt wait to share it with my fans. Each one of these special guests brings something unique to the album and our team works so well together. I think you can hear that chemistry in the music,ö raves Mayall. The album explores a range of styles and eclectic instruments. Scarlet RiveraÆs violin beautifully compliments two Mayall originals, the timely ôGot to Find a Better Wayö and a spirited reboot of the Mayall classic ôDeep Blue Seaö. Mike Campbell sounds like a natural born Bluesbreaker on the funky Bernard Allison cut ôChills and Thrillsö and Marcus King sizzles throughout the soulful ôCanÆt Take No More,ö another Mayall original. Buddy MillerÆs baritone tremolo guitar adds a unique and memorable flair to the Bobby Rush composition ôIÆm as Good as Goneö, while Jake ShimabukuroÆs electric ukulele is nothing short of astonishing on ôOne Special Ladyö. Melvin Taylor proves why heÆs been wowing Chicago blues audiences for decades on ôHungry and Readyö and ôDriving Wheelö and Carolyn Wonderland brilliantly concludes the record with a sensitive moving performance on the title track. As significant as each of these guest turns is, however, they canÆt overshadow MayallÆs own spirited vocals, iconic harmonica and lyrical keyboard work on The Sun is Shining Down. ôJohn shines throughout this album, exuding a joy and gratitude that are infectious. We all want to give that back to him,ö adds Producer Eric Corne.

1.Hungry And Ready (Feat. Melvin Taylor)
2.Can't Take No More (Feat. Marcus King)
3.I'm As Good As Gone (Feat. Buddy Miller)
4.Got To Find A Better Way (Feat. Scarlet Rivera)
5.Chills And Thrills (Feat. Mike Campbell)
6.One Special Lady (Feat. Jake Shimabukuro)
7.A Quitter Never Wins
8.Deep Blue Sea (Feat. Scarlet Rivera)
9.Driving Wheel (Feat. Melvin Taylor)
10.The Sun Is Shining Down (Feat. Carolyn Wonderland)

Vinyl release of John Mayall - Sun Is Shining Down. Released through FBELO and available on LP.



At our discretion, we may send items separately if you order multiple items and not all of your items are in stock.
Please note:  all titles on this site are either in stock with us or one of our suppliers. Items not in stock will need to be imported from our suppliers or distributors. Vinyl is primarily manufactured overseas. Please note the Stock Availability for this product, just near the price above.


We aim to provide up to date images of the products and accurate information. However, product detail may change from time to time and there may be a delay in making updates.
As with coloured vinyl, we understand some collectors are after a particular variant of coloured, transparent or marbled vinyl, however in most cases these varieties are released in limited quantities for the first pressing - then revert to regular black vinyl without notice from the distributor.

JOHN MAYALL - Sun Is Shining Down (LP)
Cat No: FBR026LP
Barcode: 843563143100
Packaging: LP Regular
SKU 5356620
Barcode # 843563143100
Brand John Mayall
Shipping Weight 0.5500kg
Format LP Regular

Be The First To Review This Product!

Help other Vinyl Destination users shop smarter by writing reviews for products you have purchased.

Write a product review

More From This Category