TAJ MAHAL

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A guitarist and singer/songwriter who took an interest in reviving the rural blues tradition, later extending to reggae and ragtime influences.

One of the most prominent figures in late 20th century blues, singer/multi-instrumentalist Taj Mahal played an enormous role in revitalizing and preserving traditional acoustic blues. Not content to stay within that realm, Mahal soon broadened his approach, taking a musicologist's interest in a multitude of folk and roots music from around the world -- reggae and other Caribbean folk, jazz, gospel, R&B, zydeco, various West African styles, Latin, even Hawaiian. The African-derived heritage of most of those forms allowed Mahal to explore his own ethnicity from a global perspective and to present the blues as part of a wider musical context. Yet while he dabbled in many different genres, he never strayed too far from his laid-back country blues foundation. Blues purists naturally didn't have much use for Mahal's
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The Essential Taj MahalThe Essential Taj Mahal
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Giant Step/De Ole Folks at HomeGiant Step/De Ole Folks at Home
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TAJ MAHAL Taj Mahal album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Taj Mahal
Jazz Related Blues 1968
TAJ MAHAL The Natch'l Blues album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
The Natch'l Blues
Jazz Related Blues 1968
TAJ MAHAL Giant Step / De Ole Folks At Home album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Giant Step / De Ole Folks At Home
Jazz Related Blues 1969
TAJ MAHAL Happy Just To Be Like I Am album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Happy Just To Be Like I Am
Jazz Related RnB 1971
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"Sounder"
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1972
TAJ MAHAL Recycling The Blues & Other Related Stuff album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Recycling The Blues & Other Related Stuff
Jazz Related Blues 1972
TAJ MAHAL Oooh So Good 'N Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Oooh So Good 'N Blues
Jazz Related Blues 1973
TAJ MAHAL Mo' Roots album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mo' Roots
World Fusion 1974
TAJ MAHAL Music Keeps Me Together album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music Keeps Me Together
World Fusion 1975
TAJ MAHAL Satisfied 'N Tickled Too album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Satisfied 'N Tickled Too
Jazz Related RnB 1976
TAJ MAHAL Brothers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Brothers
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1977
TAJ MAHAL Music Fuh Ya' (Musica Para Tu) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music Fuh Ya' (Musica Para Tu)
World Fusion 1977
TAJ MAHAL Evolution (The Most Recent) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Evolution (The Most Recent)
World Fusion 1978
TAJ MAHAL Taj album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Taj
World Fusion 1986
TAJ MAHAL Like Never Before album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Like Never Before
Jazz Related RnB 1991
TAJ MAHAL Taj Mahal / Langston Hughes ‎: Mule Bone album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Taj Mahal / Langston Hughes ‎: Mule Bone
Jazz Related Blues 1991
TAJ MAHAL Taj's Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Taj's Blues
Jazz Related Blues 1992
TAJ MAHAL Dancing The Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dancing The Blues
Jazz Related Blues 1993
TAJ MAHAL World Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
World Music
World Fusion 1993
TAJ MAHAL Phantom Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Phantom Blues
Jazz Related Blues 1996
TAJ MAHAL Taj Mahal And The Hula Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Taj Mahal And The Hula Blues
World Fusion 1997
TAJ MAHAL Señor Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Señor Blues
Jazz Related Blues 1997
TAJ MAHAL The Real Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Real Blues
Jazz Related Blues 1997
TAJ MAHAL Taj Mahal / Toumani Diabate : Kulanjan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Taj Mahal / Toumani Diabate : Kulanjan
World Fusion 1999
TAJ MAHAL Hanapepe Dream album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hanapepe Dream
World Fusion 2001
TAJ MAHAL Songs For The Young At Heart album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Songs For The Young At Heart
World Fusion 2006
TAJ MAHAL Taj Mahal Meets The Culture Musical Club Of Zanzibar : Mkutano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Taj Mahal Meets The Culture Musical Club Of Zanzibar : Mkutano
World Fusion 2006
TAJ MAHAL World Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
World Blues
Jazz Related Blues 2007
TAJ MAHAL Maestro album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Maestro
Jazz Related Blues 2008
TAJ MAHAL The Hidden Treasures Of Taj Mahal (1969-1973) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Hidden Treasures Of Taj Mahal (1969-1973)
Jazz Related Blues 2012
TAJ MAHAL Labor of Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Labor of Love
Jazz Related Blues 2016

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TAJ MAHAL The Real Thing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Real Thing
Jazz Related Blues 1971
TAJ MAHAL Live & Direct album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live & Direct
Jazz Related RnB 1979
TAJ MAHAL Big Blues : Live At Ronnie Scott's, London album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Blues : Live At Ronnie Scott's, London
Jazz Related Blues 1993
TAJ MAHAL The Rising Sun Collection Vol.3 (aka Sugar Mama Blues) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Rising Sun Collection Vol.3 (aka Sugar Mama Blues)
Jazz Related Blues 1994
TAJ MAHAL An Evening Of Acoustic Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
An Evening Of Acoustic Music
Jazz Related Blues 1994
TAJ MAHAL Shoutin' In Key (Live) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shoutin' In Key (Live)
Jazz Related Blues 2000
TAJ MAHAL Taj Mahal & The Hula Blues Band : Live From Kauai album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Taj Mahal & The Hula Blues Band : Live From Kauai
World Fusion 2015

TAJ MAHAL demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

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TAJ MAHAL Going Home album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Going Home
Jazz Related Blues 1980

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TAJ MAHAL The Natch'l Blues

Album · 1968 · Jazz Related Blues
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Back in 1973 as a fourteen year old kid I was reading a novel named “The Merry Month Of May” by the author James Jones and throughout the novel one subject that kept being mentioned was they always playin’ The Blues in amongst all those sordid details of an American Family living in Paris throughout the student demonstrations set at the Sorbonne during the late sixties. Asked an older friend if he had any of this Blues music as living in Australia it was primarily Rock And Roll, Folk and Country that I was being fed, albeit I was hearing Blues via The Rolling Stones, Dylan etc but I wanted to hear the real stuff and along came a couple of albums on loan with one being a BB King and this one by Taj Mahal titled “The Natch’l Blues”.

Recorded in 1968 being Taj Mahal’s second release for that year after his self titled debut album that featured Ry Cooder with this having close to the same band with the exception of Ry Cooder and Bill Boatman on Rhythm Guitar with this being primarily a four piece band but we do have the addition of Mr “Like A Rolling Stone” Al Kooper adding piano and Earl Palmer on drums most famously known for his work with Little Richard making appearances as well. One of the interesting points concerning this album is it hard to categorise and it is not Chicago or Soul but having most of its Roots in Folk with a contemporary electric approach which is perhaps when one looks back is the reason for its success and high status that it has garnered over the years due to its difference when recorded during this period in time.

Taj Mahal’s steel guitar is the first thing one hears for the opening number “Good Morning Miss Brown” having that classic 4/4 time in this great mid tempo number with the following “Corrina” bringing a more distinct folk presence to the album but it is not the old classic folk number ‘Corrina Corrina” as this one was penned by Taj with some delightful Harp inserted. It’s a great bounce for “I Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Steal My Jellyroll” with Taj letting fly with some more of that Steal bodied guitar and the following “Going Up To The Country, Paint My Mailbox Blue” has the harp back. Side one closes with the promise “Done Changed My Way Of Living” delivered with a harsh beat for Taj’s roughed up vocals to sing over. Things keep getting better when one flips the record with the delightful and one of the best numbers “She Caught The Katy And Left Me A Mule To Ride” with more of that great bounce and harp instilled with more to follow for “The Cuckoo”. The ballad “You Don’t Miss Your Water ( ‘Til Your Well Runs Dry)” is one of the album’s covers with some great Blues flavour and Brass added for this album standout with the album finishing up with another cover and the rockiest number within “A Lot Of Love”

Classic Blues with its own touch and even though I heard it in my early days I was lucky that this one came along with that loan which I went and bought when I had to return it. As for the James Jones book after I felt like I had to wade through it I was delighted to get back into Harold Robbins and Alistair McClean but it did get me into The Blues.

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