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Give Your Woman What She Wants - Taj Mahal - Giant Step / De Ole Folks At Home

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Giant Stepreleased concurrently with a raw collection of solo recordings called De Ole Folks At Home inwould be his third, and personal favorite to Give Your Woman What She Wants - Taj Mahal - Giant Step / De Ole Folks At Home. Taj transforms the Monkees hit, composed by Carole King and Gerry Goffin, into a relaxed and gorgeous rural roamer — his muddy vox rolls all over the changes, miles beyond blues.

The final track, Bacon Fat, is a pretty standard blues originally penned by The Band, and Billy Joel - An Innocent Man mostly a drawn out jam affording everbody last licks.

The album is actually 2 in 1, accompanied with De Ole Folks At Give Your Woman What She Wants - Taj Mahal - Giant Step / De Ole Folks At Home an acoustic solo set with Taj providing old-time steel-body slide picking, clawhammer banjo, harp, and hambone on traditional and classic numbers like Cluck Old Hen and Fishing Blues, as well as several originals.

Downhome grooves, raw authentic performances, a plain fun record that got me rethinking the blues. Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player version 9 or above is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here.

You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. For many years this was only one of two early Taj records available on cd so I wore out a few copies since then and I am still waiting on a proper reissue of both on cd the other being Mo Roots. But as it turned out, this being about all you could get of early, non-best-of compilation Taj, it got played a lot and as a result became my favorite of all his records.

This album sort of stands on its own, not sounding exactly like his earlier, more bluesy records nor the reggae-world-caribbean albums that followed. Stevie Wonder. Walter Brennan. Bruce Springsteen. Mike Bloomfield. Joe Bonamassa. Little Walter. Genres: Blues. Music Categories: Blues: Contemporary. Luther Allison. The Rolling Stones. Taj Mahal. How to Order. International Shipping. Return Policy. Get email alerts for Taj Mahal. Our customers love us! Join ourfans.

Tracks: 1. Ain't Gwine Whistle Dixie 2. Take a Giant Step 3. Good Morning Little School Girl 5. Six Days on the Road 7. Farther on Down the Road 8. Keep Your Hands Off Her 9. Bacon Fat Linin' Track Country Blues No. Wild Ox Moan Light Rain Blues A Little Soulful Tune Candy Man Cluck Old Hen


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  1. Get all the lyrics to songs on Giant Step / De Ole Folks at Home and join the Genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics.
  2. Jun 13,  · Disk 2, De Ole Folks at Home, takes you into some fabled time down in Dixi someplace back on the slave plantation with the old folks, whistlin' Dixi, pluckin' the banjo on the front porch, eatin' chitlins, and giving women the wink. A mythical realm as foreign to Taj Mahal /5(57).
  3. The electric Giant Step () was released alongside the acoustic and decidedly rural De Ole Folks at Home (). The nine cuts on Giant Step feature support from the instrumental trio of Jessie Ed Davis (guitar/keyboards), Gary Gilmore (bass) and Chuck Blackwell (drums).8/
  4. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Taj Mahal - Giant Step / De Ole Folks At Home at Discogs. Complete your Taj Mahal collection/5().
  5. Take a Giant Step Lyrics: Though you failed at love and lost / And sorrow's turned your heart to frost / I will mend your heart again / Remember the feeling as a child / When you woke up and.
  6. Nov 18,  · Giant Step/De Ole Folks at Home is the third studio album by American blues artist Taj Mahal. A double album, the first disc (Giant Step) is electric, while the second (De Ole Folks at Home.
  7. This package also includes the completely acoustic DE OLE FOLKS AT HOME. As front-porch as GIANT STEP is smoky-nightclub, DE OLE FOLKS is a solo showcase, featuring a cappella numbers and tunes on which Taj Mahal accompanies himself on guitar, harmonica, and banjo.5/5(20).

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