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Taj Mahal

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Taj Mahal

Interview by Tom Nolan, Rolling Stone, January 1969

"WHAT I'M AFRAID of," says Taj Mahal, watching the sun set on Sunset, "are these closet fascists, the guy workin' unloadin' trucks scared to death ...

Taj Mahal: At Last — A Welcome New Voice

Profile by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, March 1969

A NEW VOICE on the music scene and a very welcome one, belongs to Mr Taj Mahal a young blues singer and guitarist from Massachusetts. ...

Taj Mahal: The Natch'l Blues

Review and Interview by uncredited writer, Beat Instrumental, May 1969

IN THESE DAYS of controversy about blue men singing the whites (thank you, V. Stanshall) it's amazing just how few black men are signing the ...

Taj Mahal: The Natch'l Blues

Review by Ed Ward, Rolling Stone, May 1969

TAJ MAHAL may not be the most authentic, the most technically proficient, or the most emotionally cathartic practitioner of the blues today, but he certainly ...

The Mind Of A Modern Bluesman: Taj Mahal

Interview by Jim Delehant, Hit Parader, September 1969

I AM A crazy swamp guy. I love swamps. Brick buildings are cool too, they have their own grotesque beauty and this is a very ...

Taj Mahal: The Real Thing (CBS)

Review by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, July 1971

FOR SOME reason it all seems to have gone wrong for Taj Mahal. ...

Taj: Thinking The Blues

Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, December 1973

TAJ MAHAL was dressed in full regalia when we arrived at his hotel room in Manhattan, and the room revealed signs that he and his ...

Taj Mahal: Music Fuh Ya (Musica Para Tu) (Warner Brothers); A Taj Mahal Anthology Vol. 1 (CBS import)

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, June 1977

Taj Me In The Morning ...

Taj Mahal: Recycling the Blues

Interview by Max Bell, New Musical Express, August 1979

"I'm goin to the river goin to sit down on the ground/I'm goin to the river goin to sit down on the ground/And let the ...

A Calypso Now!

Live Review by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, September 1981

Taj Mahal, Desperadoes: Hammersmith Odeon, London WITH VIV Stanshall confining himself to introductions, we were given two personalisations of black music, and an expected ...

Taj Mahal: Playing The Cosmic Blues

Retrospective and Interview by Max Bell, Vox, December 1991

BACK IN THE '60S when he was fronting the Rising Sons with Ry Cooder, they used to call Taj Mahal a cosmic intellectual blues player. ...

"Radically Festive": The Rolling Stones' Rock and Roll Circus

Retrospective and Interview by Mat Snow, MOJO, November 1996

On December 10, 1968, some of the most exciting talent in rock history gathered for an event all the more legendary for having been quietly ...

Taj Mahal at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London

Live Review by Charles Shaar Murray, MOJO, September 1997

HENRY ST. CLAIR FREDERICKS named himself Taj Mahal with good reason: he's a monument who can dance with an easy grace and joyful lightness delightfully ...

The Birth Of His Blues: Taj Mahal

Review and Interview by Ben Edmonds, MOJO, November 1998

Tracks: Leaving Trunk / Statesboro Blues / Checkin' Up On My Baby / Everybody's Got To Change Sometime / E Z Rider / Dust My ...

Taj Mahal: A Living Edifice To The Blues

Live Review by Andy Gill, Independent, The, June 2004

Taj Mahal/Tinariwen, Barbican, London **** ...

see also Jesse Ed Davis

see also Rising Sons, The

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