I've been a John Mayall fan for nearly four decades. Sadly, I've never had a chance to see a live gig.
His latest album "Stories" floored me to the extent that I wrote my first ever fan letter about a month ago. His wife, Maggie, emailed me about a week ago, thanking me for the letter (with apologies that John didn't have time right now to personally write back because he's finalizing "Road Dogs" -- his soon to be released album), and indicating they put together a DVD of a live gig in Sydney, Australia that John suggested I see. So, I thought what the hell and ordered it. I received it yesterday and, to my surprise, it's personally autographed by John. The sound and picture quality is nothing short of excellent. In fact, I now feel that I have been to a live gig.
I was about ready to throw out the box (which seemed a bit large for a single DVD) when I looked at the bottom and found it was a loose piece of cardboard with "please look under here" written in tiny script. Here's what I found: