The greatest bassist leader jazz has ever known, Charles Mingus, with his spirited playing and spontaneity, always kept his ears and fingers on the pulse. “Mingus was something else, man,” Miles Davis wrote in his own book. “A pure genius, I loved him.”
Nearly sixty years after they first played together, Ry Cooder and Taj Mahal, longtime friends and collaborators, reunite with an album of music from two Piedmont blues masters who have inspired them all their lives.
Age of Miracles is now on vinyl for the first time outside of a German release in 2004. Prophet continues to make records that sound like none other in the alt-country scene-lush, elliptical, inventive, moody, and deeply, even eloquently, grooved.
Cheap Thrills was the last album Janis Joplin recorded with the band before going solo. The album was released in the summer of 1968, one year after their debut album, and reached #1 on the Billboard charts in it's eighth week in October.
Released in 1968, Federal Duck is the self-titled debut album from this obscure soft-psych band... A true underground gem from one of the many obscure college bands to pop up during the late sixties psychedelic era, re-issued here...