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Mick Taylor


Download links and information about Mick Taylor by Mick Taylor. This album was released in 1979 and it belongs to Blues, Rock, Rock & Roll, Country genres. It contains 8 tracks with total duration of 43:04 minutes.

Artist: Mick Taylor
Release date: 1979
Genre: Blues, Rock, Rock & Roll, Country
Tracks: 8
Duration: 43:04
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No. Title Length
1. Leather Jacket 3:39
2. Alabama 3:46
3. Slow Blues 3:23
4. Baby I Want You 5:14
5. Broken Hands 3:58
6. Giddy-Up 5:15
7. S.W. 5 5:37
8. Spanish / A Minor 12:12



Mick Taylor's self-titled debut album is rather different than one would imagine for an ex-Rolling Stone and former Bluesbreaker. As to whether this is due to the conformist sound of the lighter numbers ("Leather Jacket," "Baby I Want You," etc.) or the fact that his singing voice is so much more average than Jagger or Mayall's is debatable. In any case, Mick Taylor is an undeniably attractive and often surprising album. The highlight and thrust of the album is Taylor's astounding guitar playing. His fusion of blues and rock styles, and, of course, his slide guitar work, is constantly impressive. "Slow Blues," "Giddy-Up," and "Spanish/A Minor" feature some particularly gob-smacking guitar solos. Lyrically, Mick Taylor is a little lightweight, but at worst competent. Similarly, some of the music is at times cheesy, attempting to blend in with the sound of the time. Nevertheless, Mick Taylor's first attempt at a solo recording is a fine effort and one that improves with time.