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Next stop: beyond 'Wonderland'

John Mayer takes on serious soul music

By Joan Anderman
Globe Staff / August 27, 2006

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John Mayer has a problem. ``I want to be Sam Cooke one day and Jay-Z the next," he says. Surely there was a day when he wanted to be Marvin Gaye and Curtis Mayfield, too. On Sept. 12 Mayer will release ``Continuum," which pays unabashed tribute to the soul and R&B icons. It arrives on the heels of a live ... (Full article: 952 words)

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