Rising Sons Featuring Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder

Rising Sons Featuring Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder

by Rising Sons

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Overview

Rising Sons Featuring Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder

Their lone single and unreleased album form the core of this 22-track reissue, which features imaginative rearrangements of standards like "Corrine, Corrina," an obscure Dylan cover ("Walkin' Down the Line"), rocking originals, a confident performance of Goffin/King's "Take a Giant Step" (later Mahal's signature tune), and nifty guitar interplay between Mahal and Cooder throughout. Overall, it sounds a lot more like it belongs in 1967-1968 than 1965-1966. This archival release has value above and beyond historical interest.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/01/2008
Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
UPC: 0886972438221
catalogNumber: 724382
Rank: 31463

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Rising Sons   Primary Artist
Taj Mahal   Guitar,Harmonica,Piano,Vocals
Ry Cooder   Dobro,Guitar,Mandolin,Vocals,12-string Guitar,Bottleneck Guitar
Kevin Kelley   Percussion,Drums
Gary Marker   Bass
Jesse Lee Kincaid   Guitar,Vocals

Technical Credits

Willie Dixon   Composer
Skip James   Composer
Earl King   Composer
Taj Mahal   Arranger,Engineer
Ry Cooder   Contributor
Terry Melcher   Producer
Rising Sons   Arranger
Elmore James   Composer
Marc Kirkeby   Liner Notes
Sara Rotman   Art Direction
Jesse Lee Kincaid   Composer

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