Taking The Music Back To The People... But Is Taj Mahal The Real Thing?
Vernon Gibbs, Sounds, 7 August 1971
ON HIS latest album (reviewed in SOUNDS last week), recorded live at the Fillmore East, Taj Mahal makes the assertive claim that he is indeed the real thing, thereby giving way to a few raised eyebrows because, as every true lover of the blues knows, it takes certain intrinsic qualities to become the real thing, and as we all know Taj possesses none of these.
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