Taj Mahal one of the most prominent figures in late 20th century blues is a singer and multi- instrumentalist and has played a pivotal role in revitalising and preserving acoustic blues.
In 1964 he formed The Risin Sons with Ry Cooder and was signed to Columbia as a solo artist after the band’s demise. His debut album was part of the whole ROCK MACHINE TURNS YOU ON campaign in the late 60's.
LIKE NEVER BEFORE was originally released in 1991 and was a return to his roots with an eclectic set of trad covers and originals. DANCING THE BLUES from 1993 included covers of Muddy Waters and Howlin Wolf songs as well as a duet on Mockingbird with ETTA JAMES.
Dont Call Us, River Of Love,Scattered ,Ev'ry Wind (In The River), Blues With A Feeling, Squat That Rabbit, Take All The Time You Need, Love Up
Cakewalk Into Town, Big Legged Mommas Are Back In Style, Take A Giant Step
Blues Aint Nothin, Hard Way,Strut, Going To The River, Mockingbird, Blue Light Boogie, The Hoochi Coochi Coo, Thats How Strong My Love Is, Down Home Girl, Stranger In My Home Town, Sittin On Top Of The World, I’m Ready I Can’t Help Myself