30 May 2015

Deva Mahal

Mara TK and Deva Mahal

Mara TK and Deva Mahal Photo: Yadana Saw

The Mahal name is a familiar one in local music circles. Grammy-winner and blues veteran Taj Mahal is father to  Ahmen, better known as Imon Starr, and daughters Zoe Moon and Deva Mahal.


New York-based Deva is back in New Zealand and on her quick trip home she’s been on stage with her siblings, and squeezes in a night with her old musical pals, Electric Wire Hustle.  Yadana Saw talks musical families with Deva and EWH's Mara TK, son of psych-blues guitarist, Billy TK.



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Music details

Artist: EWH feat. Deva Mahal
Song: March
Composer: Mahal,Te Kahika, Wright,
Album: Single
Label: Private

Artist: Fredericks Brown
Songs: Can’t Pretend
Composer: Fredericks Brown
Album: Glass House Mountains
Label: Fredericks Brown

Artist: Billy TK and Powerhouse
Song: Southern Man
Composer: Young
Album: Move On Up
Label: EMI

Artist: Taj Mahal
Song: Never Let You Go
Composer: Mahal, Mahal
Album: Maestro
Label: Heads Up

Artist: Electric Wire Hustle
Song: Gimme That Kinda
Composer: Manzanza, Te Kahika, Wright
Album: Electric Wire Hustle
Label: Every Waking Hour