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Taj Mahal (I)

Taj Mahal was born on May 17, 1942 in New York City, New York, USA as Henry Saint Clair Fredericks. See full bio »
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 2014 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Muscle Shoals (2014) ... (performer: "Statesboro Blues")
 2014 About Last Night (performer: "That's How Strong My Love Is")
 2013 Muscle Shoals (Documentary) (performer: "Statesboro Blues")
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.71 (2010) ... (performer: "Shine a Light")
 2009 Misfits (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... (performer: "Johnny Too Bad")
 2009 Later with Jools Holland (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #34.4 (2009) ... (performer: "Slow Drag")
 2005 Rumor Has It... (performer: "Baby, You've Got What It Takes")
 2003 Hollywood's Magical Island: Catalina (Documentary) (writer: "Lovin' In My Baby's Eyes")
 2003 Dallas 362 (performer: "Leaving Trunk")
 2002 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (performer: "Keepin' Out of Mischief Now" (1932))
 2001 Someone Like You... (performer: "Woulda Coulda Shoulda") / (writer: "Woulda Coulda Shoulda")
 2000 Da Vinci's Inquest (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- An Act of God (2000) ... (performer: "SOUL OF A MAN")
 2000 Songcatcher (performer: "Pickin' That Thang (Dr. Joe)") / (writer: "Pickin' That Thang (Dr. Joe)")
 1999 The Runner (performer: "What Am I Living For")
 1998 Six Days Seven Nights (performer: "Sacred Island", "The Calypsonians") / (writer: "Sacred Island", "The Calypsonians")
 1998 Blues Brothers 2000 (performer: "John The Revelator")
 1997 Fire Down Below (performer: "Snake", "Dark Angel")
 1997 Trial and Error (performer: "Mr. Pitiful", "Ooh Poo Pah Doo")
 1996 The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus (Documentary) (performer: "Ain't That A Lot Of Love")
 1996 The Glimmer Man (performer: "Snake")
 1996 2 Days in the Valley (performer: "Rolling on the Sea") / (writer: "Rolling on the Sea")
 1996 Phenomenon (performer: "Corinna") / (writer: "Corinna")
 1994 Little Big League (performer: "I'M READY")
 1992 Zebrahead (music: "Economic Prison", "Crossing") / (performer: "Crossing")
 1989 The Mighty Quinn (writer: "CAKEWALK INTO TOWN")
 1987 Flag ("EVERYBODY IS SOMEBODY")
 1987 Stingray (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Blood Money (1987) ... (performer: "Blood Money")
 1980 The Blues Brothers (writer: "SHE CAUGHT THE KATY" - uncredited)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1977) (writer - 1 episode, 1977)
- Madeline Kahn/Taj Mahal (1977) ... (performer: "Queen Bee") / (writer: "Queen Bee")
 1975 Good Morning, Little Schoolgirl (performer: "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl" - uncredited)
 1972 Sounder (writer: "Needed Time")
 1969 The April Fools (performer: "Give Your Lady What She Wants")
  Playboy After Dark (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1969) (writer - 1 episode, 1969)
- Episode #1.14 (1969) ... (performer: "Everybody's Got to Change Sometime", "E.Z. Rider" - uncredited) / (writer: "E.Z. Rider" - uncredited)
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Other Works:

CD: "The Best of Taj Mahal" (Columbia) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

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Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on his looking beyond conventional tastes toward new interpretations] Red is not the only color in a stained-glass window. It's about the tradition moving forward under its own agenda. See more »

Trivia:

Daughter, Yasmeen Mahal Montgomery, was tragically killed in a car crash in May of 2001 See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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