» » Taj Mahal - The Essential Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal - The Essential Taj Mahal Mp3

  • Performer: Taj Mahal
  • Album: The Essential Taj Mahal
  • Label: Columbia, Legacy, Private Music
  • Catalog #: 82876 74500 2
  • MP3: 2427 mb | FLAC: 1086 mb
  • Released: 2005
  • Country: Europe
  • Style: Country Blues, Delta Blues, Electric Blues, Piedmont Blues, Calypso
  • Rating: 4.9/5
  • Votes: 024
  • Category: Jazz / Reggae / Blues / Country & Folk
Taj Mahal - The Essential Taj Mahal Mp3

Tracklist

1Big Legged Mommas Are Back In Style
Bass – Tony Jones Lap Steel Guitar – Sonny RhodesPercussion [Rub-Boards] – Myric "Freeze" GuilloryProducer – John PorterWritten-By, Vocals, Piano – Taj Mahal
4:18
2Crossing
Bass – Calvin SamuelsDrums – Mark SingerGuitar – Abdul WaliKeyboards, Synthesizer – Kim JordanPercussion – Kester "Smitty" SmithWritten-By – Langston HughesWritten-By, Producer, Vocals, Guitar – Taj Mahal
2:33
3Country Blues #1
Producer – David RubinsonWritten-By – Jesse Ed DavisWritten-By, Vocals, Resonator Guitar [National Steel-Bodied Guitar] – Taj Mahal
2:37
4Queen Bee
Kora – Toumani DiabateNgoni – Bassekou KouyateProducer – Joe Boyd, Lucy DuranVocals – Ramatou DiakiteWritten-By, Vocals, Guitar – Taj Mahal
5:03
5Don't Call Us
Backing Vocals – Daryl Hall, John Oates, Sheryl CrowBass – Doug GrigsbyCongas, Percussion – Bill SummersDrums – Andy KravitzLap Steel Guitar – Eric BazalianWritten-By, Programmed By [Syntheziser] – Richard FeldmanWritten-By, Vocals, Guitar, Harmonica – Taj Mahal
4:22
6 Frankie & Albert
Backing Vocals – The Pointer SistersProducer, Vocals, Dobro [Brass Dobro] – Taj MahalWritten-By – Mississippi John Hurt
3:58
7West Indian Revelation
Bass – Bill RichCongas, Bells [African] – Kwasi "Rocky" DzidzournouDrums – James Charles Otey, Jr.Electric Guitar – Hosal WrightElectric Piano – John SimonProducer – David RubinsonSteel Drums – Andy NarellTuba, Baritone Saxophone, Arranged By [Horn Arrangements] – Howard Johnson Tuba, Bass Trombone – Earle McIntyreTuba, Flugelhorn – Bob StewartTuba, Trombone – Joseph DaleyWritten-By, Vocals, Resonator Guitar [National Steel-Bodied Guitar] – Taj Mahal
6:05
8Slave Driver
Backing Vocals – Miss Claudia Lennear, Miss Merry ClaytonBass – Bill RichCongas, Percussion – Kwasi "Rocky" DzidzournouDrums [Trap], Percussion – Kester "Smitty" SmithElectric Guitar – Hosal WrightOrgan – Merl SaundersPiano [Ska] – Aston "Family Man" BarrettProducer, Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Taj MahalWritten-By – Bob Marley
2:42
9Everybody Is Somebody
Backing Vocals – Joyce Wilson, Melody McCully, Pamela VincentBass – Ray FitzpatrickCongas, Percussion – Larry McDonald, Ralph MacDonaldDjembe, Congas, Shekere, Percussion – Babatunde OlatunjiDrums, Drum Programming [DBX] – Ozzie WilliamsElectric Guitar – Jesse Ed DavisKeyboards – Wayne HendersonProducer, Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – Taj MahalSteel Drums – Robert GreenidgeSynthesizer – Jeanette AcostaWritten-By – Winston Bailey
3:29
10Señor Blues
Guitar – Johnny Lee SchellOrgan [B-3] – Mick WeaverPiano – Jon ClearyProducer – John PorterTenor Saxophone – Joe SublettTrumpet, Trombone, French Horn – Darrell Leonard, The Texacali HornsVocals, Dobro – Taj MahalWritten-By – Horace Silver
6:45
11Fishin' Blues
Producer – David RubinsonVocals, Resonator Guitar [National Steel-Bodied Guitar] – Taj MahalWritten-By – Henry Thomas
3:07
12Going Up To The Country, Paint My Mailbox Blue
Bass – Gary Gilmore Drums – Chuck BlackwellElectric Guitar – Jesse Edwin DavisPiano – Al KooperProducer – Taj MahalWritten-By, Vocals, Resonator Guitar [National Steel-Bodied Guitar], Harmonica – Taj Mahal
3:35
13When I Feel The Sea Beneath My Soul
Bass – Ray FitzpatrickCongas, Percussion – Larry McDonaldDrums [Trap] – Kester "Smitty" SmithElectric Guitar – Hosal WrightKalimba – Rudy CostaKeyboards – Earl "Wire" LindoWritten-By, Producer, Mandolin [National Steel-Bodied Mandolin], Guitar [F-Holed 6-String Guitar], Piano – Taj Mahal
3:06
14Cakewalk Into Town
Backing Vocals – The Pointer SistersProducer – David RubinsonTuba, Handclaps – Howard Johnson Written-By, Vocals, Whistling, Handclaps – Taj Mahal
2:33
15The New Hula Blues
Bass – Pancho GrahamDrums – Kester "Smitty" SmithProducer – Carey WilliamsSteel Guitar [Hawaiian] – Fred LuntUkulele [Baritone] – Michael BarettoUkulele [Liliu] – Pat CrockettUkulele [Tenor], Guitar [Slack Key Guitar] – Carlos Andrade, Wayne JacinthoWritten-By, Vocals, Dobro [National Dobro Guitar] – Taj Mahal
4:44
16You're Gonna Need Somebody On Your Bond
Arranged By [Brass], Tuba, Flugelhorn, Baritone Saxophone – Howard Johnson Arranged By, Vocals, Harmonica – Taj MahalBass – Bill RichCongas – Kwasi "Rocky" DzidzournouDrums – Greg Thomas Electric Piano, Piano – John SimonGuitar – John HallTuba, Bass Trombone – Earle McIntyreTuba, Flugelhorn, Trumpet – Bob StewartTuba, Trombone – Joseph DaleyWritten-By – Blind Willie Johnson
6:17
17Ain't Gwine Whistle Dixie (Anymo')
Arranged By [Horn Arrangements], Tuba, Flugelhorn, Baritone Saxophone – Howard Johnson Bass – Bill RichCongas – Kwasi "Rocky" DzidzournouDrums – Greg Thomas Electric Piano, Piano – John SimonGuitar – John HallProducer – David RubinsonTuba, Bass Trombone – Earl McIntyreTuba, Flugelhorn, Trumpet – Bob StewartTuba, Trombone – Joseph DaleyWritten-By – Chuck Blackwell, Gary Gilmore , Jesse Ed DavisWritten-By, Vocals, Resonator Guitar [National Steel-Bodied Guitar], Whistling, Fife [Spirit Of '76 Six Holed Fife] – Taj Mahal
8:37
18The Celebrated Walkin' Blues
Mandolin – Ryland P. CooderProducer – David RubinsonWritten-By, Vocals, Slide Guitar, Harmonica – Taj Mahal
8:51
19(Clara) St. Kitts Woman
Bass – Bill RichCongas, Percussion – Kwasi "Rocky" DzidzournouDrums [Trap], Percussion – Kester "Smitty" SmithElectric Guitar – Hosal WrightWritten-By, Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Finger Cymbals – Taj Mahal
4:16
20Johnny Too Bad
Backing Vocals – Sister Carole Fredricks, Brother Tommy HendersonBass – Bill RichCongas, Percussion – Kwasi "Rocky" DzidzournouDrums [Trap], Percussion – Kester "Smitty" SmithElectric Guitar – Hosal WrightProducer, Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Organ [Fender Rhodes], Harmonica – Taj MahalWritten-By – Delroy Wilson, Derrick Crooks, Hylton Beckford, Winston Bailey
3:15
21That's How Strong My Love Is
Bass – Bob GlaubDrums – Richie HaywardGuitar – Johnny Lee SchellHorns – Texicali HornsOrgan – Mick WeaverPiano – Bill PayneProducer, Guitar – John PorterVocals – Taj MahalWritten-By – Roosevelt Jamison
3:07
22John Henry
Arranged By, Guitar, Featuring – Etta BakerGuitar – Taj MahalProducer – Timothy DuffyWritten By – Traditional
3:41
23Satisfied 'N' Tickled Too
Bass – Ray FitzpatrickCongas, Percussion – Larry McDonald, Kwasi "Rocky" DzidzornouDrums – Kester SmithElectric Guitar – Hosal WrightKeyboards – Earl "Wire" LindoWritten-By, Producer, Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Taj Mahal
5:25
24Happy To Be Just Like I Am
Bass – Bill RichCongas, Bells [African] – Kwasi "Rocky" DzidzournouDrums – James Charles Otey, Jr.Electric Guitar – Hoshal WrightElectric Piano – John SimonProducer – David RubinsonTuba, Baritone Saxophone, Arranged By [Horn Arrangements] – Howard Johnson Tuba, Bass Trombone – Earle McIntyreTuba, Flugelhorn – Bob StewartTuba, Trombone – Joseph DaleyWritten-By, Vocals, Resonator Guitar [National Steel-Bodied Guitar] – Taj Mahal
3:51
25Six Days On The Road
Bass – Gary Gilmore Drums – Chuck BlackwellElectric Guitar, Piano – Jesse Edwin DavisProducer – David RubinsonVocals – Taj MahalWritten-By – Carl Montgomery, Earl Greene
3:00
26Take A Giant Step
Bass – Gary Gilmore Drums – Chuck BlackwellElectric Guitar – Jesse Edwin DavisProducer – David RubinsonVocals, Resonator Guitar [National Steel-Bodied Guitar] – Taj MahalWritten-By – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
4:16
27Statesboro Blues
Bass – James Thomas Drums – Sanford KonikoffLead Guitar – Jesse Ed DavisProducer – David RubinsonRhythm Guitar – Ryland P. CooderVocals, Harmonica – Taj MahalWritten-By – Willie McTell
2:57
28Railroad Bill
Producer, Whistling, Handclaps, Resonator Guitar [National Steel-Bodied Guitar] – Taj MahalWritten-By – John Work
2:48
29Texas Woman Blues
Backing Vocals – The Pointer SistersProducer – David RubinsonWritten-By, Vocals, Double Bass [Upright Bass] – Taj Mahal
2:55
30Corinna
Bass – Gary Gilmore Drums – Chuck BlackwellPiano – Al KooperProducer – David RubinsonWritten-By, Electric Guitar – Jesse Edwin DavisWritten-By, Vocals, Resonator Guitar [National Steel-Bodied Guitar], Harmonica – Taj Mahal
3:01
31Here In The Dark
Bass – Larry FulcherDrums – Tony BraunagelLead Guitar – Eric ClaptonPiano – Jon ClearyProducer – John PorterRhythm Guitar – Johnny Lee SchellTenor Saxophone – Joe SublettTrumpet – Darrell LeonardVocals – Taj MahalWritten-By – Bernard Anderson
3:10
32Love Theme In The Key Of D
Bass – Ray FitzpatrickCongas, Percussion – Kwasi "Rocky" DzidzornouDrums [Trap] – Kester "Smitty" SmithSaxophone – Rudy CostaSteel Drums – Robert GreenidgeWritten-By, Producer, Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Taj Mahal
8:06
33Cruisin'
Bass – Larry FulcherGuitar – Denny Freeman, The Phantom Blues BandOrgan – Mick WeaverTenor Saxophone – Joe SublettTrumpet – Darrell LeonardWritten-By – Johnny Lee SchellWritten-By, Producer, Drums – Tony BraunagelWritten-By, Vocals – Taj Mahal
3:46
34She Caught The Katy (And Left Me A Mule To Ride)
Bass – Gary Gilmore Drums – Chuck BlackwellElectric Guitar, Piano – Jesse Edwin DavisPiano – Al KooperProducer – David RubinsonWritten-By – James RachellWritten-By, Vocals, Resonator Guitar [National Steel-Bodied Guitar], Harmonica – Taj Mahal
3:27
35Leaving Trunk
Bass – James Thomas Drums – Sanford KonikoffLead Guitar – Jesse Ed DavisProducer – David RubinsonRhythm Guitar – Ryland P. CooderVocals, Harmonica – Taj MahalWritten-By – Sleepy John Estes
4:48
36Lovin' In My Baby's Eyes
Bass – James "Hutch" HutchinsonDrums – Tony BraunagelProducer – John PorterTwelve-String Guitar – Mike CampbellVocals, Dobro, Harmonica – Taj MahalWritten-By – Taj Mahal
2:43

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
C2K 94967Taj Mahal The Essential Taj Mahal ‎(2xCD, Comp)Columbia, Legacy, Private Music C2K 94967US2005
82876745002Taj Mahal The Essential Taj Mahal ‎(2xCD, Comp)Columbia, Legacy, Private Music 82876745002Australia2005

Credits

  • A&R [Legacy]Steve Berkowitz
  • Art DirectionHoward Fritzson, Josh Cheuse
  • Compilation ProducerJerry Rappaport
  • Liner NotesTom Surowicz
  • Mastered ByJoseph M. Palmaccio, Mark Wilder
  • Photography By [Back Cover]Christopher Felver/Corbis
  • Photography By [Booklet, Page 11 & Inner Tray Card]David Gahr
  • Photography By [Booklet, Page 2 & 5]Marc Norberg
  • Photography By [Booklet, Page 4]Sam Emerson-Loew
  • Photography By [Booklet, Page 7]Al Vandenberg
  • Photography By [Booklet, Page 8 & Booklet Back Cover]Amalie R. Rothschild
  • Photography By [Front Cover]Rod Dyer
  • Product ManagerNathan Sedlander
  • Product Manager [Packaging Manager]Mark Unterberger

Notes

Tracks 1-1 to 1-3 from Taj Mahal.
Tracks 1-4 to 1-6 from the The Natch'l Blues.
Tracks 1-7 and 1-8 from Giant Step, Giant Step / De Ole Folks At Home.
Tracks 1-9 and 1-10 from De Ole Folks At Home, Giant Step / De Ole Folks At Home.
Tracks 1-11 and 1-12 from The Real Thing.
Tracks 1-13 and 1-14 happy Happy Just To Be Like I Am.
Tracks 1-15 and 1-16 from Recycling The Blues & Other Related Stuff.
Tracks 1-17 and 1-18 from Oooh So Good 'N Blues.
Tracks 2-1 to 2-3 from Mo' Roots.
Track 2-4 from Music Keeps Me Together.
Track 2-5 from Satisfied 'N Tickled Too.
Track 2-6 from Brothers.
Track 2-7 from Taj.
Track 2-8 from Mule Bone.
Tracks 2-9 and 2-10 from Like Never Before.
Track 2-11 from Dancing The Blues.
Tracks 2-12 and 2-13 from Phantom Blues.
Track 2-14 from Señor Blues.
Track 2-15 from Sacred Island.
Track 2-16 from Kulanjan.
Track 2-17 from Shoutin' In Key (Live).
Track 2-18 from Etta Baker With Taj Mahal.

Barcodes

  • Barcode (Text): 8 28767 45002 5
  • Barcode (String): 828767450025
  • Rights Society: BIEM / GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 02361
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI LB 46
  • Mastering SID Code (Disc 2): IFPI LB47
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1 & 2): IFPI RV02
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): [Sonopress Arvato Logo] 51662896/82876745002-1 21
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): [Sonopress Arvato Logo] 51662893/82876745002-2 21

Companies

  • Copyright (c) – Sony BMG Music Entertainment
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Gramavision
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Taj Mahal
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – BMG Music
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Hannibal Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Music Maker
  • Mastered At – Sony Music Studios, New York City
  • Distributed By – Sony BMG Music Entertainment
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony BMG Music Entertainment
  • Manufactured By – Sonopress Arvato – 51662896
  • Manufactured By – Sonopress Arvato – 51662893