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Chip Taylor On Mountain Stage

Chip Taylor.
Chip Taylor.

Chip Taylor makes his fifth visit to Mountain Stage, recorded live at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va. Even if he hadn't written some of the best-known songs in pop music, including "Wild Thing" and "Angel Of The Morning," Taylor might still be a contender for the real-life Most Interesting Man In The World.

In the mid-'70s, he left the music business to work, at various times, as a golf pro, as a professional blackjack player (finishing third in the Las Vegas World Championship), and as one of the most respected horse-race handicappers on the East Coast.

Taylor appears here with his longtime guitarist John Platania, known for his classic session work with Van Morrison, along with the Mountain Stage Band.


  • "Tryin' To Let The Angels Know"
  • "Track 224"
  • "Czechoslovakian Heaven"
  • "Big River"
  • "Angel Of The Morning"
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