October 28, 1930 in Kolkata
March 9, 2004
Bridgeport, CT, United States
John Clayton Mayer is an American pop singer-songwriter from Bridgeport, Connecticut. Born in 1977, he started playing guitar at just 13 after a Stevie Ray Vaughan tape from his neighbor inspired him. He formed a short-lived, two-man band With Clay Cook called Lo-Fi Masters. After an appearance at the 2001 South by Southwest Festival he signed up with Aware Records, then Columbia Records. His first two full-length albums Room for Squares (2001) and Heavier Things (2003) followed achieving multi-platinum status. A Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance came in 2003 for the single "Your Body Is a Wonderland".
Thoughts on Songs with John Mayer
3 years ago
You don't often hear lyrics like that nowadays; it's just the nostalgic feel of an era that has passed, that some people would like to revive and some others certainly musically live in it, however opening up you T.V. and upon stumbling upon to a video clip of some song, you'll see expensive smartphones and eccentric people taking selfies...