John Mayer on Charlie Rose

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  1. NashvilleDeluxe

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    Did anybody else see this? I know next to zero about John Mayer, other than a few video clips that prove he's a very skilled player and has great live tone.

    I'll reserve my comments on his conduct and the conversation for a bit. I just want to know what anybody else thought of it.
     
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    I like Charlie and the format of his show.

    I haven't seen the interview you speak of, but I'll look for it soon. Thanks for bringing it up.
     
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    Is it a recent interview?
     
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    Thanks! I hear John is all grown up now.
     
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    Yea, that is what I gather as well. He's grown and learned from..his past.

    One more thought, At an early age he knew what he wanted to be. A musician and artist. He did state that song writing is his favorite, 2nd place to performing and playing music. My take away is, he'll be that for as long as he can.
     
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    I just couldn't listen to more than a minute or so.
     
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    I have a lot of respect for him, not only as a guitarist, but as someone who thinks a lot about music. The Hollywood trip was just stupid. He was trying to create another aspect to his career, but even Jack Sheldon did better at that than Mayer did. Which is to Mayer's credit, ultimately.
     
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    One of the most talented rip off artists there is. He doesn't have a real style. Which is to his credit. His tone is great, he writes like a poet at times lyrically, and has received accolades from some of the greats. I like him but could never love him. Much like every woman who has been with him
     
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    Thanks for posting this. I love Charlie Rose's "round table" show, but couldn't focus yesterday. I had to wait for early morning with nobody up to watch.

    I have always appreciated John Mayer as a musician, and watching the interview I "picked his brains" about songwriting and music, and about learning to play and write. Enjoyed that. I was also interested in what he had to say about the Dead--I'll definitely be on the lookout for tickets--about the grief he's taken about "womanizing", and about how he personally settles his relationship with himself and his world.
     
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    I think Mayer is exceptional. Articulate, circumspect, savvy, insightful, maybe a little too in love with his thoughts, but in the end, honest.

    Glad he's around.

    "Walt Grace" is a gem of a song. "In Your Atmosphere" is also perfect in its way.
     
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    I think John is an incredibly talented guitar player. He's also his own worst enemy in terms of running his mouth in interviews(the famed rolling stone and playboy interviews from a few years back) He's kind of like Joe Bonnamassa's suave, handsome brother.
     
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    I have no opinion of John Mayer but I never tire of this:



    And he had enough sense to hire the most-talented Doug Pettibone for steel and rhythm guitar for a tour recently.
     
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    That was really nice, never saw it before. What kind of guitar is he playing?
     
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    Doug Pettibone! I saw Doug live with Lucinda Williams and his switching from guitar to steel pedal amazed me.

    Now I have another reason to like John Mayer. I think he's very talented and I like his quirky personality.
     
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    He has a signature Martin 00-42, so that's probably a variant of it.
     
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