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  • 1977


  • 1996

    • 1996: After graduation, he worked for fifteen months at a gas station until he saved up enough money to buy his first proper guitar—a 1996 Stevie Ray Vaughan signature Stratocaster. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.

  • 1997


  • 2001

    • 2001: After including him in the Aware Festival concerts and having his songs included on Aware compilations, in early 2001, Aware released Mayer’s internet-only album entitled, Room for Squares. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.

  • 2002


  • 2003


  • 2004

    • January, 2004: Steve Jobs invited Mayer to perform during the keynote address of Apple's annual Macworld Conference & Expo, in January 2004, as Jobs introduced the software application GarageBand. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • 2004: "He words stuff with a real, I guess it's a witty, intelligent, very human [sensibility]. I would like to grab some of those qualities...I wish he was my friend." - John Mayer, Wikiquote.
    • 2004: Mayer had a one-shot half-hour comedy special on VH1, entitled John Mayer Has a TV Show, with antics including wearing a bear suit and anonymously teasing concertgoers in the parking lot outside one of his concerts. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • November 1, 2004: "Songs can be Trojan horses, taking charged ideas and sneaking past the ego's defenses and into the open mind." - John Mayer, Wikiquote.
    • December 20, 2004: "I love the Grammy nominations this year. Anybody who really loves what they do got rewarded for it. It's not a death match between Ray Charles and Jessica Simpson." - John Mayer, Wikiquote.

  • 2005

    • 2005: In the spring of 2005, Mayer formed the John Mayer Trio with bassist Pino Palladino and drummer Steve Jordan, both of whom he had met through previous studio sessions. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • 2005: Mayer earned his first number one single with the song "Daughters" as well as a 2005 Grammy for Song of the Year, beating out fellow contenders Alicia Keys and Kanye West. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • 2005: This model was followed by the release of two Fender signature Stratocaster electric guitars, beginning in 2005. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • 2005: "What song do I hate? I think "Daughters," by John Mayer, would be a good candidate. I don't know why he bugs me so bad." - John Mayer, Wikiquote.
    • 2005: Mayer began his career performing mainly acoustic rock, but gradually began a transition towards the blues genre in 2005 by collaborating with renowned blues artists such as B. B. King, Buddy Guy, and Eric Clapton, and by forming the John Mayer Trio. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • August, 2005: In the August 2005 issue, he invited readers to create music for orphaned lyrics he had written. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • October, 2005: The Trio opened for The Rolling Stones during a sold-out club tour of their own,[38] and that November, released a live album called Try! The band took a break in mid-2006. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • November, 2005: "There's a real self-serving element to hip-hop that threatens its life span." - John Mayer, Wikiquote.
    • December, 2005: "The saddest kind of sad is the sad that tries not to be sad. You know, when Sad tries to bite its lip and not cry and smile and go, "No, I'm happy for you?" That's when it's really sad." - John Mayer, Wikiquote.

  • 2006

    • May, 2006: In a comedy routine in May 2006, he joked that they never consummated their relationship; he later apologized to her for the raunchy routine. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • 2006: Mayer dated Jessica Simpson for about nine months, beginning in the middle of 2006. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • 2006: At the 37th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in 2006, Mayer was honored with the Hal David Starlight Award. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • 2006: In January, 2006, Martin Guitars released the Martin OMJM John Mayer acoustic guitar. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • 2006: Not surprisingly, Mayer is a passionate collector of guitars, and in 2006 his collection was estimated at more than 200. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • 2006: The song was the third most downloaded song of the week on the iTunes Music Store following its release on July 11, 2006, and debuted at #25 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • 2006: Mayer also has an extensive collection of sneakers, estimated (in 2006) at more than 200 pairs. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • August 23, 2006: Mayer debuted the entire album on the Los Angeles radio station Star 98.7, giving commentary on each track. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • August, 2006: Fender started manufacturing SERIES II John Mayer Stratocasters. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • August 15, 2006: ""John Mayer, Stand Up Comedian?" Comedy Central Insider (accessed August 15, 2006)" - John Mayer, Wikiquote.
    • August 23, 2006: ""Music Preview: John Mayer takes strides with new record" Post-Gazette.com (accessed August 23, 2006)" - John Mayer, Wikiquote.
    • September, 2006: The blues influence can be heard on his album Continuum, released in September 2006. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • September 12, 2006: Mayer's third studio album, titled Continuum, was released on September 12, 2006, and was produced by Mayer and Steve Jordan. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • September 12, 2006: Continuum is the third studio album by American musician John Mayer, released September 12, 2006 on Columbia Records in the United States. - Continuum (album), Wikipedia.
    • September 21, 2006: Mayer appeared on CSI, playing "Waiting on the World to Change" and "Slow Dancing in a Burning Room." The song "Gravity" was featured on the television series House in the episode "Cane & Able" and Numb3rs. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • September 21, 2006: "Hiatt, Brian (2006-09-21), "My Big Mouth Strikes Again"." - John Mayer, Wikiquote.
    • September, 2006: Mayer announced plans for the Trio to begin work on a future studio album. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • September 22, 2006: ""John Mayer looks for magic, sneakers" CNN.com (accessed September 22, 2006)" - John Mayer, Wikiquote.
    • September, 2006: "Iceberg Radio interview with John Mayer from September 2006: Listen (32K) (64K)" - John Mayer, Wikiquote.
    • October 22, 2006: He recorded a session for the British program Live From Abbey Road at Abbey Road Studios on October 22, 2006. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • October, 2006: Crow and Mayer, who had just previously appeared on the Cars Soundtrack together, co-headlined a tour that ran from August to October 2006. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • November, 2006: "I went to my library, right? And I started to research the Bill of Rights and I did not technically find anything that said all Americans shall eat shrimp with whoever they like, but I found some things that are close enough to infer that I am within my legal rights to enjoy seafood with whomever I choose." - John Mayer, Wikiquote.
    • December 12, 2006: These recordings became The Village Sessions, an EP released on December 12, 2006. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • December 7, 2006: Mayer was nominated for five 2007 Grammys, including "Album of the Year." The John Mayer Trio also received a nomination for their album, Try!. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.

  • 2007


  • 2008

    • January 23, 2008: His official blog's entry for 2008-01-23 contained a graphic that read, "Done & Dusted & Self Conscious & Back to Work." followed by the quote "There is danger in theoretical speculation of battle, in prejudice, in false reasoning, in pride, in braggadocio. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • February, 2008: Mayer hosted a three-day Caribbean cruise event that included performances with various musicians including David Ryan Harris, Brett Dennen, and Colbie Caillat, among others. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • March 27, 2008: A follow up cruise titled "Mayercraft Carrier 2" set sail from Long Beach, California on March 27-31, 2009 on the Carnival Splendor. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • April, 2008: His entire left arm is covered in a sleeve tattoo that he acquired gradually, ending in April 2008; it includes: "SRV" (for his idol, Stevie Ray Vaughan) on his shoulder, a decorated rectangle on his biceps, a dragon-like figure on his inner arm, and various other floral designs. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • April, 2008: Mayer began dating actress Jennifer Aniston in April 2008,[100] but Mayer broke it off the following August. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • 2008: The John Mayer 2008 Summer Tour is a concert tour by musician John Mayer to support his third album, Continuum. - John Mayer 2008 Summer Tour, Wikipedia.
    • July 1, 2008: Mayer released Where the Light Is a live concert film of Mayer's performance at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on December 8, 2007. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • July, 2008: Both CDs and DVDs of the concert were released under the title "Where the Light Is" in July 2008. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • August 26, 2008: Mayer first appeared on the CWA promotion airing a debut promo on August 26, 2008. - John Mayer, Ewrestling_wikia.
    • October, 2008: They resumed dating in October 2008. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.

  • 2009

    • January 14, 2009: CBS confirmed on January 14, 2009 that Mayer is in negotiations with the station for a variety show. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • February, 2009: Mayer joined Aniston at the 81st Academy Awards in February 2009, where she was a presenter. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • February 9, 2009: In his February 9, 2009 interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Mayer said that he thought he shouldn't have won the Grammy for Song of the year because he thought that Alicia Keys' If I Ain't Got You was the better song. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • March, 2009: "And it's my first being an Oscar boyfriend."[103] The couple split for good three weeks later, in March 2009. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • 2009: Battle Studies (2009) - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • September 24, 2009: The first single from the album, called "Who Says", was released on September 24. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.
    • November 17, 2009: Mayer's fourth studio album, Battle Studies, was released. - John Mayer, Wikipedia.

  • 2010

    • January 18, 2010: Grammy Award-winning American singer/songwriter and renouned guitarist John Mayer returned to the UK to play one of only four dates in the United Kingdom at the Hammersmith Apollo. - HMV Hammersmith Apollo, Wikipedia.






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