The band is fueled by the powerhouse harmonica work of Madison, Wisconsin-based songwriter Joe Nosek, and the huge, gritty vocals of Chicago bluesman Oscar Wilson.
‘TajMo’ finds Keb’ Mo’ and Taj Mahal joined together, making beautiful music in the presence of one another, and with one another. Fortunately, with this album, they share their experience and music with all of us as well.
During its 15-year run, Stax released more than 800 singles, and nearly 300 LPs. It won eight GRAMMY® Awards, plus an Academy Award along the way. The label placed more than 167 songs in the Top 100 pop charts, and a staggering 243 hits in the Top 100 R&B charts.
Now some of you might be raising your eyebrows in surprise and thinking “A blues album from Willie Nelson? Really?” Yes, friends, he really did put out a blues album, and why not?
Inspired by raw Delta, and Mississippi Hill Country blues, Moreland & Arbuckle brought fierce electric fury and unrelenting punk rock energy to their original songs.