Señor Blues (Taj Mahal album)

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Señor Blues
Señor Blues.jpg
Studio album by
Released1997
GenreBlues, rhythm and blues, soul blues, blues jazz
Length51:17
LabelPrivate Music
ProducerJohn Porter
Taj Mahal chronology
Phantom Blues
(1996)
Señor Blues
(1997)
Sacred Island
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]
Artistdirect4/5 stars[2]
The Penguin Guide to Blues Recordings3/4 stars[3]

Señor Blues is a 1997 studio album by blues musician Taj Mahal, featuring a cover of James Brown's "Think". It won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album at the 40th Grammy Awards.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Queen Bee" (Taj Mahal)
  2. "Think" (Lowman Pauling)
  3. "Irresistible You" (Al Kasha, Luther Dixon)
  4. "Having a Real Bad Day" (Delbert McClinton, John Barlow Jarvis)
  5. "Señor Blues" (Horace Silver)
  6. "Sophisticated Mama" (Washboard Sam)
  7. "Oh Lord, Things Are Gettin' Crazy Up in Here" (Jon Cleary)
  8. "I Miss You Baby" (Freddie Simon)
  9. "You Rascal You" (Sam Theard)
  10. "Mind Your Own Business" (Hank Williams)
  11. "21st Century Gypsy Singing Lover Man" (Taj Mahal, Jon Cleary)
  12. "At Last (I Found a Love)" (Marvin Gaye, Anna Gordy Gaye, Elgie Stover)
  13. "Mr. Pitiful" (Steve Cropper, Otis Redding)[1]

Personnel[edit]

Darrell Leonard – trumpet, trombone, French Horn
Joe Sublett – tenor saxophone[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Senor Blues - Taj Mahal | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 14 May 2021.
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ Russell, Tony; Smith, Chris (2006). The Penguin Guide to Blues Recordings. Penguin. p. 624. ISBN 978-0-140-51384-4.
  4. ^ "1997 Grammy Award Winners". Grammy.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011.
  5. ^ "Senor Blues - Taj Mahal | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved May 14, 2021.