Taj Mahal Haunts Leon Russel’s Studio

Taj Mahal would be forgiven if, at almost 82 years of age, he slowed down in terms of recording, yet the veteran bluesman remains faithful to his chosen genre that always dictated perpetual motion along the rails of live. That’s why, barely a year after issuing "Savoy" and embracing old-time swing, Henry St. Claire Fredericks Jr. brought his six-piece ensemble to The Church Studio, a Tulsa facility made famous in 1972 by Leon Russell, to lay down a few favorites for a future release.

Swingin’ Live At The Church In Tulsa

Here’s how “Swingin’ Live At The Church In Tulsa” came to be to be out on March 8th, featuring the evergreen “Sitting On Top Of The World” next to such Taj classics as “Corrina” and “Mailbox Blues” and feeling quite alluring.

1. Betty And Dupree
2. Mailbox Blues
3. Queen Bee
4. Lovin’ In My Baby’s Eyes
5. Waiting For My Papa To Come Home
6. Slow Drag
7. Sitting On Top Of The World
8. Twilight In Hawaii
9. Corrina
10. Mean Old World

February 26, 2024

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