The Best of Taj Mahal

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Columbia/Legacy's 2000 collection The Best of Taj Mahal is a first-rate overview of Taj Mahal's classic late-'60s/early-'70s work for Columbia. Spanning 17 tracks, including a previously unreleased cut "Sweet Mama Janisse" from 1970, this hits many of the key points from the records he released between 1967 and 1974, including "Statesboro Blues," "Leaving Trunk,'" "She Caught the Katy and Left Me a Mule to Ride," and "Fishin Blues." Although his albums were constructed and worked as actual albums, this does an excellent job of summarizing these thematic affairs and functions as a nice introduction to Mahal's music.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Columbia/Legacy's 2000 collection The Best of Taj Mahal is a first-rate overview of Taj Mahal's classic late-'60s/early-'70s work for Columbia. Spanning 17 tracks, including a previously unreleased cut "Sweet Mama Janisse" from 1970, this hits many of the key points from the records he released between 1967 and 1974, including "Statesboro Blues," "Leaving Trunk,'" "She Caught the Katy and Left Me a Mule to Ride," and "Fishin Blues." Although his albums were constructed and worked as actual albums, this does an excellent job of summarizing these thematic affairs and functions as a nice introduction to Mahal's music.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/5/2000
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 074646585627
  • Catalog Number: 65856
  • Sales rank: 21,679

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Taj Mahal Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Technical Credits
Taj Mahal Arranger, Composer, Producer
Dave Dudley Composer
Buffy Sainte-Marie Composer
Donovan Composer
Billy Gibbons Composer
Yank Rachell Composer
David Rubinson Producer
The Slickers Composer
Howard Fritzson Art Direction
Vic Anesini Mastering
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Really good CD

    Nearly every song is very good. Recordings of Taj that are kinda hard to find.

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