Whilst it was a JTM-45 2x12 combo that Clapton used at the Bluesbreakers 'Beano' album recording sessions at London's Decca Studios in April 1966, he played through an early Marshall JTM-45 head with a block logo, identical to this amp, through a white grille cloth 4x12 Marshall cabinet whilst on stage with John Mayall's Blues Breakers as photographed here. It is reputed that at the end of the infamous Glands residency in Greece, a twenty year old Clapton left his Marshall amp there and returned with only his Les Paul guitar thereby losing the amp. It is possible that it was the set-up in the photograph that was lost and Clapton began using the combo amp instead. It follows that Clapton's recordings that pre-dated the Glands trip including Telephone Blues, I Am Your Witchdoctor and Bernard Jenkins with John Mayall were in fact recorded, not with a 'Bluesbreaker' combo amp, but with a JTM-45 head like the one included here through a 4x12 cabinet.more
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