Wikipedia : This day (May 17, 1942), in Harlem, New York, is born Henry Saint Clair Fredericks a.k.a Taj Mahal, an American blues musician.
Official Site : Though his career began more than four decades ago with American blues, he has broadened his artistic scope over the years to include music representing virtually every corner of the world – west Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, the Hawaiian islands and so much more.
@facebook : Taj Maha, is an internationally recognized blues musician who folds various forms of world music into his offerings. He’s a self-taught singer-songwriter who plays the guitar, banjo and harmonica (among many other instruments.
Taj Mahal @last.fm : Taj, frustrated with the mixed reaction to his music quit the group and went solo. Still with Columbia, he released a well received, self titled album in 1968, and based on its success released a second album, Natch’l Blues that same year.
Video : w/ The Phantom Blues Band – New York (2012) . If The River Was Whiskey (2008) . w/ Eric Bibb Diving – Duck Blues (1998) . The Walking Blues (1995) . Blues With A Feeling (1991) . w/ Todd Rundgren – She Caught The Katy (1989) . Come On In To My Kitchen (1986) . Tomorrow Will Not Be Another Day (1970) .