Taj Mahal

Biography

Henry Saint Clair Fredericks, 17 May 1940, New York City, New York, USA. The son of a West Indian jazz arranger, Taj Mahal developed his early interest in black music by studying its origins while at the University of Massachusetts. After graduating with a BA in Agriculture, he began performing in Boston clubs, before moving to the west coast in 1965. The artist was a founder member of the legendary Rising Sons, a respected folk rock group that also included guitarist Ry Cooder and Spirit... Read more

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blues
blues rock
folk
acoustic
rock
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