“Mick Taylor” is the debut album by former Rolling Stones guitarist Mick Taylor. 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.
For sheer beauty, the two instrumental pieces which close the album represent the very best of the kind of fusion where rock incorporates jazz.
As a side note, after Brian Jones was removed from The Rolling Stones in June 1969, John Mayall and Ian Stewart recommended Taylor to Mick Jagger. Taylor believed, all the while, that he was just being called in to be a session musician at his first studio session with The Rolling Stones.
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