Mick Taylor (album)

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Mick Taylor
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Studio album by Mick Taylor
Released June 22, 1979[1]
Recorded 1976-1979
Studio Island Studios, London, Ramport Studios, London, Ridge Farm, Surrey with the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio and Sawmill Studios, Cornwall[2]
Genre Blues rock
Length 43:20
Label CBS (Columbia)
Producer Mick Taylor
Mick Taylor chronology
Mick Taylor
(1979)
Stranger in this Town
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

Mick Taylor is the debut studio album by the former Rolling Stones guitarist Mick Taylor, released in 1979. Though the album was acclaimed by critics, the album's blues-based style was somewhat unfashionable at the time of release, when punk and new wave were becoming more popular.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Mick Taylor except where noted:

  1. "Leather Jacket" - 3:42
  2. "Alabama" (lyrics: Colin Allen) - 3:49
  3. "Slow Blues" - 3:25
  4. "Baby I Want You" - 5:17
  5. "Broken Hands" - 4:00
  6. "Giddy-Up" - 5:18
  7. "S.W.5" - 5:37
  8. "Spanish / A Minor" - 12:12

Personnel[edit]

  • Mick Taylor - guitar, vocals, piano, bass guitar, electric piano, synthesizer, strings
  • Lowell George - slide guitar (6)
  • Jean Roussel - piano (1- 3 - 6 - 8b)
  • Kuma Harada - bass guitar (1 - 3 - 8a), strings and double bass [bowed bass] (8b)
  • Alan Spenner - bass guitar (6)
  • Mike Driscoll - drums (4 - 5 - 7 - 8b), bass drum (2)
  • Pierre Moerlen - drums (1 - 3 - 8a)
  • Richard Bailey - drums (6)
  • Norman Mighell - tambourine (1)
Technical
  • Benny King, Genaro Rippo, Guy Bidmead, Jerry Boys, John Burns, Norman Tighell, Paul Northfield, Phil Ault, Simon Fraser, Will Reid-Dick - engineer
  • Hipgnosis - cover design, photography

References[edit]