Taj Mahal ‎– Maestro

Label:
Heads Up International ‎– HULP 8164
Format:
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, 180 Gram
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A1 Scratch My Back
Performer [Phantom Blues Band], Bass – Larry FulcherPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Drums – Tony BraunagelPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Guitar – Johnny Lee SchellPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Keyboards – Mike FinniganPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Tenor Saxophone – Joe SublettPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Trumpet – Darrell LeonardWritten-By – James Moore
4:20
A2 Never Let You Go
Backing Vocals – Deva MahalLyrics By – Deva MahalMusic By – Taj MahalPerformer [Los Lobos], Bass – Conrad LozanoPerformer [Los Lobos], Drums – Cougar EstradaPerformer [Los Lobos], Guitar – Cesar Rosas, David HidalgoPerformer [Los Lobos], Jarana – Louie PerezPerformer [Los Lobos], Organ – Steve BerlinPerformer [Los Lobos], Trombone – Angela Wellman
4:44
A3 Dust Me Down
Backing Vocals – C.C. White, Pebbles PhillipsBass – Jesse IngallsDrums, Percussion – Michael JeromeGuitar – Jason MozerskyKeyboards – Jason YatesProducer – Ben HarperRecorded By, Engineer – Danny Kalb (2)Vocals – Ben HarperWritten-By – Ben Harper
3:28
A4 Further On Down The Road
Banjo – Taj MahalPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Bass – Larry FulcherPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Drums – Tony BraunagelPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Guitar – Johnny Lee SchellPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Keyboards – Mike FinniganPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Tenor Saxophone – Joe SublettPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Trumpet, Valve Trombone [Trombonium] – Darrell LeonardRecorded By [Jack Johnson Vocals] – Robert CarranzaVocals – Jack JohnsonWritten-By – Jesse Edwin Davis III*, Taj Mahal
4:51
B1 Black Man, Brown Man
Alto Saxophone – Rudy CostaBanjo – Taj MahalEngineer – Marc MoreauPerformer [Ziggy Marley's Band], Backing Vocals – Tracy HazzardPerformer [Ziggy Marley's Band], Bass – Paul "Pablo" StennettPerformer [Ziggy Marley's Band], Drums – Carlton "Santa" DavisPerformer [Ziggy Marley's Band], Guitar – Takeshi Akimoto (2)Performer [Ziggy Marley's Band], Keyboards – Michael HydePerformer [Ziggy Marley's Band], Percussion – Angel RocheVocals – Ziggy Marley
3:54
B2 Zanzibar
Bass – Bill RichDrums, Percussion – Kester SmithKora – Toumani Diabate*Ngoni – Bassekou KouyatePercussion – Debra DobkinProducer [Angelique Kidjo Vocals] – Jean HebrailVocals – Angelique Kidjo*Written-By – Angelique Kidjo*, Taj Mahal
5:53
B3 TV Mama
Performer [Los Lobos], Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Steve BerlinPerformer [Los Lobos], Bass – Conrad LozanoPerformer [Los Lobos], Drums – Cougar EstradaPerformer [Los Lobos], Guitar – Cesar Rosas, David HidalgoPerformer [Los Lobos], Jarana – Louie PerezWritten-By – Lou Willie Turner
3:42
B4 I Can Make You Happy
Performer [New Orleans Social Club], Bass – George Porter*Performer [New Orleans Social Club], Drums – Raymond WeberPerformer [New Orleans Social Club], Guitar – Leo NocentelliPerformer [New Orleans Social Club], Organ [B3] – Ivan NevillePerformer [New Orleans Social Club], Piano – Henry Butler
4:58
C1 Slow Drag
Banjo – Taj MahalPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Bass – Larry FulcherPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Drums – Tony BraunagelPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Guitar – Johnny Lee SchellPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Keyboards – Mike FinniganPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Tenor Saxophone – Joe SublettPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Trumpet – Darrell Leonard
6:33
C2 Hello Josephine
Performer [New Orleans Social Club], Bass – George Porter*Performer [New Orleans Social Club], Drums, Washboard [Rub Board] – Raymond WeberPerformer [New Orleans Social Club], Guitar – Leo NocentelliPerformer [New Orleans Social Club], Organ [B3] – Ivan NevillePerformer [New Orleans Social Club], Piano – Henry ButlerWritten-By – Dave Bartholomew, Antoine Domino*
4:47
C3 Strong Man Holler
Bass – Bill RichDrums – Kester SmithHarmonica – Billy BranchOrgan [B-3] – Mick Weaver
5:49
D1 Diddy Wah Diddy
Performer [Phantom Blues Band], Baritone Saxophone – Joe SublettPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Bass – Larry FulcherPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Drums – Tony BraunagelPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Guitar – Johnny Lee SchellPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Keyboards – Mike FinniganPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Valve Trombone [Trombonium] – Darrell LeonardWritten-By – Ellas McDaniel, Willie Dixon
4:37
D2 Mambo No.5 (7-11)
Guitar [Epiphone Emperor] – Taj MahalPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Bass – Larry FulcherPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Drums – Tony BraunagelPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Guitar – Johnny Lee SchellPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Organ [B-3] – Mike FinniganPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Joe SublettPerformer [Phantom Blues Band], Trumpet, Valve Trombone [Trombonium] – Darrell LeonardWritten-By – Pérez Prado*
3:40
D3 On A Little Bamboo Bridge
Backing Band – Na Pali*Performer [Na Pali], Acoustic Bass, Guitar [Slack Key] – "Pancho" Graham*Performer [Na Pali], Clarinet – Rudy CostaPerformer [Na Pali], Drums – Kester SmithPerformer [Na Pali], Guitar [Slack Key] – Carlos AndradePerformer [Na Pali], Steel Guitar [Hawaiian] – Fred LuntPerformer [Na Pali], Ukulele, Ukulele [Lili'u] – Pat Cockett*Recorded By, Engineer – Ron PendragonSteel Guitar [National Steelbodied Guitar] – Taj MahalWritten-By – Al Sherman (2), Archie Fletcher
4:02

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Notes

This is the Limited Edition 40th Anniversary 180gm Vinyl set. Includes 2 bonus tracks (D2 & D3)

Celebrating 40 Years!

Autographed copies were available with pre-orders from the Taj Mahal web store

© ℗ 2008 Kan-Du Records under exclusive license to Heads Up International, a division of Concord Music Group, Inc.

Mixed at Ultratone - Los Angeles, CA
Mastered - Berkeley, CA
Management: Kevin Morris/Madison House Inc. & Valerie Celene/Shine On Management

A1, A4, B2, C1, C3, D1, D2: Recorded at: Ultratone - Los Angeles, CA
A2, B3: Recorded at: Sonikwire Studios - Irvine, CA
A3: Recorded at Capitol Studios - Los Angeles, CA
B1: Recorded at: Westlake Recording Studios - Los Angeles, CA
B4, C2: Recorded at: The Shed - New Orleans, LA
D3 Recorded & Engineered at: Fat Tuesday Recording Studio - Honolulu, Hawaii

Ben Harper appears courtesy of Virgin Records
Jack Johnson appears courtesy of Brushfire Records
Ziggy Marley appears courtesy of Tuff Gong Worldwide
Angelique Kidjo appears courtesy of Razor & Tie
Toumani Diabate appears courtesy of World Circuit Records
Bassekou Kouyate appears courtesy of Outhere Records

A1: Embassy Music Corporation (BMI)
A2, B4, C1, C3: Big Toots Tunes (BMI)
A3: EMI April Music / Three Chord Symphony Music (ASCAP)
A4: EMI Blackwood Music (BMI)
B1: EMI Blackwood Music (BMI)/Big Toots Tunes (BMI)
B2: Big Toots Tunes (BMI) and Ayeile Music (ASCAP)
B3: MPCA, LLC DBA King Of Spades
C2: EMI Unart Catalog, Inc.
D1: Arc Music Corp and Hoochie Coochie Music (BMI)
D2: APRS (BMI)
D3: Edwin H. Morris & Co. Inc. C/O MPL Communications

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 53361 81641 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): HULP-8164-A₁
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): HULP-8164 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout, etched): HULP-8164 C.
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout, etched): HULP-8164 D₁
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
HUCD3164 Taj Mahal Maestro(CD, Album) Heads Up International HUCD3164 US 2008 Sell This Version
HUCD3164 Taj Mahal Maestro(CD, Album) Heads Up International HUCD3164 Europe 2008 Sell This Version

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December 21, 2017
This is available on the Taj Mahal webpage f or 35.00