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Taj Mahal, still rocking, “feels” the blues

LONDON (Reuters) – Maybe it’s the panama hat. Or the diamond earring. Or perhaps it is the eight-stringed ukulele on which he does constant little runs. Taj Mahal looks every bit the part of the U.S. music legend he is.

Chatting over a beer the day before a recent concert at the Africa Utopia Festival at London’s Southbank Centre, the Grammy award-winning bluesman is also remarkably laid back. He has no idea what he is going to play.

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      "Chief Desk Editor, Economics & Markets, based in London. Previously European Investment Correspondent, Bureau Chief for Greece and Cyprus in Athens and Senior Correspondent for the European Union in Brussels. Began career covering U.S. politics in Washington D.C."
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