John Mayer

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John Mayer
John Mayer performing at the Crossroads Guitar Festival on July 28, 2007
Background information
Birth nameJohn Clayton Mayer
Born (1977-10-16) October 16, 1977 (age 43)
Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
OriginAtlanta, Georgia,
GenresBlues-rock, Pop rock, Soul rock
Years active1998 – present
LabelsAware, Columbia, Sony BMG
Associated actsJohn Mayer Trio
LoFi Masters

John Clayton Mayer (surname pronunciation: /ˈmeɪ.jɜr/[1]) (born October 16, 1977) is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter. From Connecticut, he went to the Berklee College of Music, before moving to Atlanta, Georgia, in 1998. His first two albums, Room for Squares and Heavier Things, were successful and were made multi-platinum by the RIAA. In 2003, he won a Grammy Award for his song "Your Body Is a Wonderland". In 2005 he started a band called The John Mayer Trio with bassist Pino Palladino and drummer Steve Jordan. In 2008 a live cover he did of Michael Jackson's Beat It with Fall Out Boy was released. His sixth album, Paradise Valley, was released in August 2013.

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