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I'm giving you something of a musical trilogy with the three songs tonight. Song 15 was a Clapton. After Clapton left John Mayall's Bluesbreakers to start Cream, he was replaced by a young guitarist who had previously boasted to Mayall that he was better than Clapton. That young guitarist was Peter Green. And the real classic track from that period with the Bluesbreakers is this instrumental - 'The Supernatural'.



Playing bass is John McVie, whom Green would poach when he went off to form Fleetwood Mac (in fact the band was originally known as "Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac"). Nowadays Green isn't as famous as the other British blues guitarists of that period - Clapton, Jimmy Page etc. That's probably more to do with his drug-induced twenty year schizophrenic breakdown than anything else. But he is still rated very highly by his peers. B.B. King said of his playing "He was the only one who gave me the cold sweats".

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