Rock Talk with Carter: When Peter Green Replaced Eric Clapton in John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers

by Alisha Jackson

On June 17th of 1963, Peter Green replaced Eric Clapton in John Mayall‘s Bluesbreakers.

Back then, Green was an unknown guitarist, and Clapton was a god. But it didn’t take long for people to start calling Peter the “Green God.” To learn more about the godfather of the British blues scene, watch our Rock Talk with Carter video above!

Toward the end of the video, Carter makes some recommendations for Peter Green beginners. Those songs can be heard below.

1. “The Supernatural” by John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers:

2. The Pious Bird of Good Omen compilation album by Fleetwood Mac:

3. Then Play On album by Fleetwood Mac:


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