Blues legend John Mayall performs during a concert in Bucharest, in this November 11, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti/Files
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Blues songs are traditionally about women who have done you wrong, working on a chain gang, or being brought low by booze -- but what about Christians and Muslims killing each other?John Mayall, often dubbed the "godfather" of British electric blues, touches on just this in "World Gone Crazy", a track on a retrospective album of newly recorded songs he is putting out this month to celebrate turning 80 last year.What Mayall is celebrating in his new album, "A Special Life", are the 70 years he has spent playing around with the blues, which he first heard aged around 10, listening to his father's jazz records in northern England.Mayall's Bluesbreakers band was a crucible for some of blues-rock's greatest legends.
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