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Playlist of Taj Mahal (musician)

  • Taj Mahal Ry Cooder Statesboro Blues


    Nashville Tennesse September, 2014 - Ry Cooder (Lead Guitar), Buddy Miller (Guitar), Don Was (Bass), Joachim Cooder(Drums),Tim Lauer(Piano), Taj Mahal (Guest Performer)

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  • Taj Mahal - Catfish Blues


    Taj Mahal Meets The Culture Musical Club Of Zanzibar - Mkutano, Buy:
    Oh, I wish I was a catfish
    Swimmin' into the deep blue sea
    I'd have all the good lookin' women
    Swimmin' after me
    Swimmin' after me
    Swimmin' after me
    'Cause these blues, oh, these blues
    'Cause I'm goin' to the little girl's house, oh
    Maybe you can find her
    Timbuktu to Bamako
    Timbuktu to Bamako
    Timbuktu to Bamako
    Oh, I wish, oh honey I can holler her
    I keep on howlin' till I get
    My baby back
    Your baby back
    My baby back
    Well, it's two trains runnin'
    Can never go my way
    I'm gonna ride the first thing smokin'
    Down the road I go
    Down the road I go
    Said now, I wish I was a catfish
    Swimmin' into the deep blue sea
    I'd have all you good lookin' women
    Swimmin' after me
    Swimmin' after me
    Swimmin' after me
    Oh, rollin' on, oh, rollin' on
    Oh, rollin' on, oh, rollin' on

    Taj Mahal is an adventurer with taste. The veteran American bluesman has long been fascinated by African styles, and has explored the links with the #blues through his recordings with Toumani Diabate or live collaborations with Tinariwen. Now he has moved from Mali to Zanzibar, to team up with the island's best-known orchestra, and provide a reminder that there is great music in east Africa too. The Culture Musical Club are an intriguing, rhythmic and stately acoustic band. They mix violins with hand-drums and the oud, the Arabic lute, with the zither-like qanun in songs that are influenced by Arabic and Asian as well as African styles. The Guardian

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  • Taj Mahal & The Phantom Blues Band Leavin Drunk Label: Hannibal


    ...... a great time on the high sea ;-) ..... from the Album Shoutin' in Key Live 2000
    Label : Hannibal

    Taj Mahal - Guitar , Vocals
    Mike Finnigan - Organ, Piano
    Johnny Lee Schell- Guitar
    Darrell Leonard - Trumpet
    Larry Fulcher - Bass
    Joe Sublett - Saxophone
    Tony Braunagel - Drums

  • TAJ MAHAL w/JON CLEARY ☼ Satisfied N Tickled Too • LRBC#30 - World Stage 2/9/18


    Taj Mahal Trio w/guest Roger Glenn. Taj Mahal - Guitar, Banjo, Vocals; Roger Glenn - Vibes, Flute, Sax; Bill Rich - Bass; Kester Smith - Drums. Special guest: Jon Cleary - Keys.
    *Filmed in 1080p by Joan Mallotides aka BluesBroad 2/9/18
    Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise #30. -

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  • Statesboro Blues with Taj Mahal and Gregg Allman


    Statesboro Blues featuring Taj Mahal and Gregg Allman, from the forthcoming All My Friends - Celebrating The Songs And Voice of Gregg Allman Blu-Ray/DVD/CD available 5/6/14 from Rounder Records.

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  • Taj Mahal & Keb Mo - Diving Duck Blues - 8/14/2017 - Paste Studios, New York, NY


    Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' - Diving Duck Blues
    Recorded Live: 8/14/2017 - Paste Studios - New York, NY
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    Blues legends Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' stopped by the Paste studio on Aug. 14 to promote their latest collaboration record, the cleverly titled, TajMo. The duo started off with Taj Mahal's well known tune, Diving Duck Blues, which is featured on their new album. Taj Mahal then played the ukulele to a Keb'Mo' track, Life is Beautiful, and the pair finished with fan favorite, Corinna. Information on the blues pair's tour dates can be found here.

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  • Taj Mahal - Fishing Blues 1993


  • Taj Mahal - Queen Bee - Bloody Sunday Sessions


    Taj Mahal - Queen Bee - Bloody Sunday Sessions

    In collaboration with Live For Live Music

    Director/ Producer - Eric Heigle
    Producer - Josh Freund
    Producer - Sam Radutzky
    Line Producer/ Producer - Travis Laurendine
    Co-producer - Isa Sloan

    Sound Recordist/ Mixer - Eric Heigle
    Camera - Sam Radutzky, Nathan Tape and Eric Heigle
    Video Editing - ABIS Productions

    Filmed on March 21st, 2014 on Dauphine Street in the French Quarter in New Orleans, LA.

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  • TAJ MAHAL /// 9. Aint That A Lot Of Love -


    Artist: Taj Mahal
    Album: The Natch'l Blues (1969)
    Track: 9

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  • Taj Mahal - Walking Blues


    Taj Mahal in concert in Germany

  • Taj Mahal - Blues Aint Nothin


    Needless to say anything. Enjoy

  • TAJ MAHAL ♫ Fishin Blues • Crawfish Festival NJ • 6/3/18


    Taj Mahal - Guitar, Banjo, Vocals; Bill Rich - Bass; Kester Smith - Drums. Special guest: John Simon - Keys.
    *Filmed in 1080p by Joan Mallotides aka BluesBroad 6/3/18
    Michael Arnone's Crawfish Festival - Augusta, New Jersey

  • Taj Mahal, Flávio Guimarães e André Christovam - Blues aint nothin - Heineken Concerts 2000


    Heineken Concerts 2000
    Bourbon Street, São Paulo.

    Taj Mahal

    André Christovam
    Flávio Guimarães
    Renato Martins
    Celso Pixinga
    Mozart Mello

    Blues ain't nothin' - Taj Mahal

    Blues ain't nuthin but a woman lookin for a man
    Blues ain't nuthin but a woman lookin for a man
    Honey She can't love him when she wanna,
    She go to love him when he can

    Blues ain't nuthin but a lowdown shakin chill
    Blues ain't nuthin but a lowdown shakin chill
    You got to grab man when you can baby
    And Love him when you will

    She might be down in the church house Kneelin' down to pray
    Down in the church house Kneelin' down to pray
    She been lovin' that man
    Drove her heart insane

    Blues ain't nuthin but a woman lovin' a married man
    Blues ain't nuthin but a woman lovin' a married man
    Honey She can't get him when she want him,
    She got to love him when he can

    She left him walkin fast - cryin didn't have nuthin to say
    Walkin' fast - didn't have nuthin to say
    You know the woman be here in the morning
    Oh she won't be back today

    I'm gonna sing it new time for Muddy water, singin deep down in the blue
    Sing it for Muddy water, singin deep down in the blue
    Oh Muddy did 'em first,
    Honey Now I'm gonna do 'em too

    My Horse gone lame, believe you done gone blind
    My Horse gone lame, believe you done gone blind
    I wouldn't be here in the mornin baby
    Might get back in a coupla days time


    Projeto e Produção - LPC Projetos Culturais
    Direção Artística: Toy Lima

    Gravação: TV Cultura de São Paulo

  • The Intermission Blues - Taj Mahal


    It's music and it's all about the lyrics

  • Taj Mahal performs New Hula Blues


    Taj Mahal ( May 17, 1942- ).

    I claim no legal rights, whatsoever, to this music.

  • Fishin Blues for guitar - Taj Mahal - Fingerstyle Guitar


    Fishin' Blues for guitar. Learn this arrangement of Fishin' Blues at with video lesson tutorials and tab. Fishin' Blues by Taj Mahal, arranged for acoustic fingerstyle guitar by Dan C. Holloway. Fishing Blues Taj Mahal

  • Taj Mahal Mailbox Blues


    Go Taj

  • Taj Mahal - Senor Blues


    1997, Horace Silver's classic, from the Grammy winning 'Senor Blues'

    Taj Mahal: Vocal, Dobro
    Johnny Lee Schell: Guitar
    Jon Cleary: Piano
    Larry Fulcher: Bass
    Tony Braunagel: Drums



    From the CD - The Best Of Taj Mahal [Sony Remastered]

  • 01Taj Mahal Blues With A Feeling


    Taj Mahal live at an 11th Street Party, SFCA. 06/08/1996

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  • Fishing Blues Taj Mahal Style acoustic guitar lesson MDBG


    This is the song first recorded by Henry Thomas in 1928, The song was later done by many artists including Taj Mahal. This version is close to the version or arrangement of Taj Mahal

  • Taj Mahal - Blues With a Feeling


    Acoustic, live and alone! Taj Mahal at his best. This wonderful version of Blues With a Feeling is from his album, An Evening of Acoustic Music released in 1996. It was recorded at Bremen, Germany at the Modernes Club on Oct. 6th, 1993. You can tell this was a magical evening for both the audience and Taj Mahal. This is
    one of my top 3 Taj top album changes back and forth weekly. Enjoy!

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  • TajMo - Taj Mahal & Keb Mo - Dont Leave Me Here


    TajMo - The long-anticipated collaborative album from Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' - Available May 5, 2017 - Order now at:

    TajMo marks a timely convergence of the talents of two unique American artists who've already built iconoclastic individual legacies that have extended and expanded blues traditions into adventurous new territory. The collaboration brings out the best in both artists, with the pair merging their distinctive voices, personalities and guitar styles to create vibrant, immediate music that's firmly rooted in tradition yet ruled by a playful sense of adventure. The album features guest appearances by Sheila E., Joe Walsh, Lizz Wright and Bonnie Raitt, who lends her voice to a distinctive cover of John Mayer’s anthemic Waiting on the World to Change.

  • Taj Mahal - Statesboro Blues


    Album: Taj Mahal (1968)
    Music On Vinyl ‎– MOVLP1151, Columbia ‎– MOVLP1151
    vinyl rip

  • TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb Mo Band


    Karen Directed this set in the CCI Production truck recorded in High Def. This and all performances at Philadelphia Folk Festival are produced by volunteers.

  • JIMI HENDRIX - In Sessions


    Jimi Hendrix - Jam Session with Taj Mahal (Full Album).

    - Country Blues
    - Room Full Of Mirrors
    - Astro Man
    - Valleys of Neptune
    - Power Of Soul

    Date: January 21, 1970.

    Jimi Hendrix - guitar, vocals
    Taj Mahal - guitar

    James Marshall Jimi Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music.

    Born in Seattle, Washington, Hendrix began playing guitar at the age of 15. In 1961, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and trained as a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division; he was granted an honorable discharge the following year. Soon afterward, he moved to Clarksville, Tennessee, and began playing gigs on the Chitlin' Circuit, earning a place in the Isley Brothers' backing band and later with Little Richard, with whom he continued to work through mid-1965. He then played with Curtis Knight and the Squires before moving to England in late 1966 after being discovered by Linda Keith, who in turn interested bassist Chas Chandler of the Animals in becoming his first manager. Within months, Hendrix had earned three UK top ten hits with the Jimi Hendrix Experience: Hey Joe, Purple Haze, and The Wind Cries Mary. He achieved fame in the U.S. after his performance at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967, and in 1968 his third and final studio album, Electric Ladyland, reached number one in the U.S.; it was Hendrix's most commercially successful release and his first and only number one album. The world's highest-paid performer, he headlined the Woodstock Festival in 1969 and the Isle of Wight Festival in 1970 before his accidental death from barbiturate-related asphyxia on September 18, 1970, at the age of 27.

    Hendrix was inspired musically by American rock and roll and electric blues. He favored overdriven amplifiers with high volume and gain, and was instrumental in utilizing the previously undesirable sounds caused by guitar amplifier feedback. He helped to popularize the use of a wah-wah pedal in mainstream rock, and was the first artist to use stereophonic phasing effects in music recordings. Holly George-Warren of Rolling Stone commented: Hendrix pioneered the use of the instrument as an electronic sound source. Players before him had experimented with feedback and distortion, but Hendrix turned those effects and others into a controlled, fluid vocabulary every bit as personal as the blues with which he began.

    Hendrix was the recipient of several music awards during his lifetime and posthumously. In 1967, readers of Melody Maker voted him the Pop Musician of the Year, and in 1968, Rolling Stone declared him the Performer of the Year. Disc and Music Echo honored him with the World Top Musician of 1969 and in 1970, Guitar Player named him the Rock Guitarist of the Year. The Jimi Hendrix Experience was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992 and the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2005. Rolling Stone ranked the band's three studio albums, Are You Experienced, Axis: Bold as Love, and Electric Ladyland, among the 100 greatest albums of all time, and they ranked Hendrix as the greatest guitarist and the sixth greatest artist of all time.


    Henry Saint Clair Fredericks (born May 17, 1942), who uses the stage name Taj Mahal, is an American blues musician, a self-taught singer-songwriter and film composer who plays the guitar, piano, banjo, and harmonica, among many other instruments. He often incorporates elements of world music into his works and has done much to reshape the definition and scope of blues music over the course of his almost 50-year career by fusing it with nontraditional forms, including sounds from the Caribbean, Africa, and the South Pacific.

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  • New Hula Blues, By Taj Mahal With Hula By Te Hau Nui Dance Company


    The New Hula Blues sung by Taj Mahal with Hula by The Te Hau Nui Polynesian Dance Company. This was the final number performed during a concert at the Rio Theatre in Santa Cruz, California on June 3, 2011. To learn more about Taj Mahal and his music, visit his website at To learn more about Te Hau Nui Dance Company under the direction of Lorraine Kinnamon visit

  • Taj Mahal - Cakewalk Into Town 1973


  • Taj Mahal & Keb Mo - Full Session - 8/14/2017 - Paste Studios - New York, NY


    Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' - Full Session
    Recorded Live - Paste Studios - New York, NY
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    Summary: Blues legends Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' stopped by the Paste studio on Aug. 14 to promote their latest collaboration record, the cleverly titled, TajMo. The duo started off with Taj Mahal's well known tune, Diving Duck Blues, which is featured on their new album. Taj Mahal then played the ukulele to a Keb'Mo' track, Life is Beautiful, and the pair finished with fan favorite, Corinna. Information on the blues pair's tour dates can be found here.



    Written by Robert Johnson

  • Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley featuring Taj Mahal - World Full of Blues Official Video


    Official video for World Full of Blues by Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley featuring Taj Mahal. Pre-order the new Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley album, World Full of Blues, here:

  • Gregg Allman with Taj Mahal | Live at Telluride Blues & Brews Festival


    In the penultimate release of the 2015 Blues & Brews live music video series, we revisit a significant piece of local music history. In 1991, the Town of Telluride had outgrown the performance stage in Town Park. With an expanding summer economy, the Fred Shellman Memorial Stage was built in its place. In July of that year, Taj Mahal famously sat-in during The Allman Brothers set at the Telluride Mid-Summer Music Festival. The song? Statesboro Blues.

    Fast forward to 25 years later, where we find Taj Mahal once again sitting in as a guest of Gregg Allman for another rendition of the song at the 2015 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival. Allman closed out the festival last year on Sunday, September 20th and would be the last band to ever play on the historic stage. The Town of Telluride has its sights set on a brand new stage debuting for the 2016 summer festival season.

    Imagine that. Gregg and Taj were among the first to play on the stage and the last to perform on it.

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  • Taj Mahal - Full Concert - 07/05/97 - Miles Davis Hall


    Taj Mahal - Full Concert
    Recorded Live: 7/5/1997 - Miles Davis Hall (Montreux, Switzerland)

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    0:00:00 - Strut
    0:05:05 - Think
    0:07:50 - Hard Way
    0:10:42 - Irresistible You
    0:14:07 - (I'll Be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You
    0:19:17 - Cheatin' On You
    0:22:44 - Queen Bee
    0:28:40 - Senor Blues
    0:35:11 - Gonna Move Up The Country (Paint My Mailbox Blues)
    0:39:35 - Stranger In My Own Hometown
    0:42:41 - Let The Four Winds Blow
    0:46:44 - Here In The Dark
    0:50:33 - Good Times Are Gone
    0:53:45 - Mr. Pitiful
    0:57:25 - Outro And Encore Applause
    0:58:55 - Lovin' In My Baby's Eyes
    1:02:02 - She Caught The Katy
    1:06:04 - Farther On Down The Road



    This song is performed by Taj Mahal and appears on the album The Natch'l Blues (1968).

  • Taj Mahal - Honky Tonk Women


    Taj Mahal singing Honky Tonk Women from his Blue Light Boogie released in 1999. He puts his own spin on this song with a resonator guitar & blues harmonica. Enjoy!

  • Taj Mahal with Ry Cooder Statesboro Blues


    Americana Music Awards 2014

  • Taj Mahal Trio - live - Rhythm & Blues Festival


    Taj says...“What inspires me most about my career is that I’ve been able to make a living playing the music that I always loved and wanted to play since the early 50s,” Mahal says. “And the fact that I still am involved in enjoying an exciting career at this point in time is truly priceless. I’m doing this the old fashioned way and it ain’t easy... Like ancient culture,” he adds, “the people are as much a part of the performance as the music. Live communication through music, oh yeah, it’s right up there with oxygen!”

    Contact: South America, Europe, Africa

    Beto de Leon/Corazon Concerts
    North & South America, Europe
    Skype: beto de leon

    Taj dice ... Lo que más me inspira de mi carrera es que he podido ganarme la vida tocando la música que siempre amé y quise tocar desde principios de los 50, dice Mahal. Y el hecho de que todavía estoy involucrado en disfrutar de una carrera emocionante en este momento es realmente invaluable. Lo hago de la manera tradicional y no es fácil ... Al igual que la cultura antigua , agrega, la gente es una parte tan importante del espectáculo como la música. Comunicación en vivo a través de la música, oh sí, ¡está ahí arriba con oxígeno!

    Contact: South America, Europe, Africa

    Beto de Leon/Corazon Concerts
    North & South America, Europe
    Skype: betodeleon

  • Taj Mahal - Fishin Blues


    Taj Mahal Trio perform their opening number, Fishin' Blues at the 28th Annual Claremont Folk Music Festival on May 3rd 2008. It can't get any better than this!!

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  • Taj Mahal - Fishin Blues


  • Taj Mahal - Fishin Blues - With Lyrics * Original HQ


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  • Taj Mahal & The Hula Blues - The Calypsonians High Quality


    Soundtrack from 6 Days and 7 Nights with Harrison Ford

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  • Taj Mahal - Statesboro Blues


    Piano boogie/blues

  • Taj Mahal - The Big Blues


    Robert Greenidge steel pan

  • Taj Mahal and the Hula Blues Band: Queen Bee


    2016 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award Winners for Best R&B Album of the Year, Taj Mahal and The Hula Blues Band performing live at the Kona Big Island Marlin Fishing Tournament Awards. HANA HOU!

    Taj Mahal - guitar, vocals
    Bobby Ingano - steel guitar
    Kester Smith - drums
    Pancho Graham - bass
    Carlos Andrade - ukelele
    Pat Cockett - ukelele
    Roger Glenn - vibes

  • How to play Taj Mahals Fishin Blues - Slow Verse


    This is a slowed down version of the verse for Taj Mahal's Fishin Blues. There is no tab as I say in the video. I made this series as a christmas gift for my bro. Have fun.

  • Taj Mahal - Aint That A Lot Of Love


    Taj Mahal performing “Ain't That A Lot Of Love” from The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus.

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    Recorded before a live audience in London in 1968, The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus was originally conceived as a BBC-TV special. Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg, it centers on the original line up of The Rolling Stones -- Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Brian Jones, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman (with Nicky Hopkins and Rocky Dijon) -- who serve as both the show’s hosts and featured attraction. For the first time in front of an audience, “The World’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band” performs six Stones classics. The program also includes extraordinary performances by The Who, Jethro Tull, Taj Mahal, Marianne Faithfull, Yoko Ono, and The Dirty Mac. A ‘supergroup’ before the term had even been coined, the band was comprised of Eric Clapton (lead guitar), Keith Richards (bass), Mitch Mitchell of The Jimi Hendrix Experience (drums) and John Lennon on guitar and vocals.

    The Limited Deluxe Edition includes the film on Blu-Ray and DVD, plus the 2CD expanded soundtrack, and a perfect-bound 44-page book with custom foldout gatefold design. The book also includes David Dalton’s original 1969 Rolling Stone essay and on-set photographs by Mike Randolf. The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus soundtrack has been expanded to 28 tracks, received a new mix and 192k 24 bit HD restoration. Bonus material included by the late concert pianist Julius Katchen, three additional songs by Taj Mahal and never before heard recordings of The Dirty Mac performing The Beatles classic, “Revolution” and the aptly titled track Warmup Jam.” Released for the first time on Vinyl as a 3 LP package, the remixed and remastered soundtrack will also be available on CD and all digital music services.

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    Music video by Taj Mahal performing Ain't That A Lot Of Love. © 2019 ABKCO Music & Records

  • Dr. John & Taj Mahal - Everybody Gets The Blues


    Taj Mahal & Dr. John pay tribute to James Taylor

    Michael Landau - Guitar
    Jimmy Johnson - Bass
    Steve Gadd - Drums
    Larry Goldings - Keyboards
    David Lasley - Vocals
    Arnold McCuller - Vocals
    Kate Markowitz - Vocals
    Andrea Zonn - Vocals

  • Greg Allman & Taj Mahal Statesboro Blues from All My Friends


    We are so excited for Greg Allman & Taj Mahal's Grammy nomination for Best American Roots Performance: Statesboro Blues from our All My Friends: Celebrating The Songs & Voice Of Gregg Allman show recorded at the Fox Theatre this past January. It was an honor to work Gregg, Taj and all the artists that made this a truly unforgettable night.

  • Fishin Blues Taj Mahal cover by Joe Cirotti


    Always loved this song so I figured I'd have a go at it. Hope you dig it

  • Taj Mahal - Fishin Blues


    Watch the full interview and performance here: The Taj Mahal Trio performed at Amoeba San Francisco on October 26, 2008.

    With more than 40 albums, two GRAMMYs, and countless collaborations to his credit, Taj Mahal is one of the recording industry's most celebrated contemporary blues artists. In his never-ending exploration of the complex origins and underpinnings of American music, he has forged a four-decade career by gathering and distilling countless musical traditions from a range of geographical and cultural sources: the Mississippi Delta, the Appalachian backwoods, the African continent, the Hawaiian islands, Europe, the Caribbean and so much more.