James Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
Taylor achieved his breakthrough in 1970 with the No. 3 single “Fire and Rain” and had his first No. 1 hit the following year with “You’ve Got a Friend”, a recording of Carole King’s classic song. His 1976 Greatest Hits album was certified Diamond and has sold 12 million US copies. Following his 1977 album, JT, he has retained a large audience over the decades. Every album that he released from 1977 to 2007 sold over 1 million copies. He enjoyed a resurgence in chart performance during the late 1990s and 2000s, when he recorded some of his most-awarded work (including Hourglass, October Road, and Covers). He achieved his first number-one album in the US in 2015 with his recording Before This World.
He is known for his popular covers of other people’s songs, such as “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)” and the aforementioned “You’ve Got A Friend”, as well as originals such as “Fire and Rain”. – Wikipedia
This week on your Sunday morning program: Zac Brown Band, Train, Restless Heart, X-Ambassadors, Boz Scaggs, Gerry Rafferty, James Taylor, Kim Ritchey, Bob Dylan and lots more. Join Ron Kovacs Live at 9am ET on Radio MaxMusic.
It’s “Summer Love Songs of the 70s” this week with Dan Varroney and we’ll feature, Crystal Gayle, Tavares, Paul Davis, Jefferson Starship, Bad Company, Michael Martin Murphey, The Raspberries, Eddie Money, Dean Friedman, Pablo Cruise, Peter Frampton, Gary Wright, James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, Carly Simon, Sweet, Aerosmith, Doobie Brothers, The Eagles, Chicago, Ray Parker Jr & Raydio, Fancy, and so much more, so its Sounds of The 70s Live today at 7:00 am ET on RadioMaxMusic.
Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and children’s author. She first rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records; her 13 Top 40 U.S. hits include “Anticipation” (No. 13), “You Belong To Me” (No. 6), “Coming Around Again” (No. 18), and her four Gold certified singles “Jesse” (No. 11), “Mockingbird” (No. 5), a duet with James Taylor, “You’re So Vain” (No. 1), and “Nobody Does It Better” (No. 2) from the 1977 James Bond film, The Spy Who Loved Me.
We feature singles from 1971 – 1988
Live collaboration between Carole King and James Taylor and their original band rejoined for 6 shows at the famed Troubadour Club in L.A. Recorded live at the legendary Los Angeles Troubadour club in November 2007.
Tonight we’ll feature Steely Dan, The Four Seasons, Heart, Andrew Gold, Daniel Boone, Leo Sayer, James Taylor, Manfred Mann, Dave Mason, The Who, Bob Welch, Triumph, Jimmy Buffet, Kiss, Boz Scaggs, Supertramp, and much more. Join us at 7:00 pm!
James Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, Taylor was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.
Taylor achieved his breakthrough in 1970 with the No. 3 single “Fire and Rain” and had his first No. 1 hit the following year with “You’ve Got a Friend”, a recording of Carole King’s classic song. His 1976 Greatest Hits album was certified Diamond and has sold 12 million US copies. Following his 1977 album, JT, he has retained a large audience over the decades. His commercial achievements declined slightly until a resurgence during the late 1990s and 2000s, when he recorded some of his best-selling and most-awarded work (including Hourglass, October Road and Covers). – Wikipedia
||You’ve Got a Friend
||Devoted to You (with Carly Simon)
||How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)
||Her Town Too (with J.D. Souther)
||Fire and Rain
||(What a) Wonderful World Art Garfunkel (with Paul Simon)
||Your Smiling Face
||Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
||Mockingbird (with Carly Simon)
||Shower the People
||Long Ago and Far Away
||Baby Boom Baby
||Up on the Roof
||Little More Time with You
||(I’ve Got To) Stop Thinkin’ ‘Bout That
||Bartender’s Blues (with George Jones)
||Woman’s Gotta Have It
||Never Die Young
||Crying in the Rain (with Art Garfunkel)
||Everybody Loves to Cha Cha Cha
||Carolina in My Mind
||One Man Parade
||Honey Don’t Leave L.A.
||On the 4th of July
||Whenever You’re Ready
||Don’t Try So Hard (with Amy Grant)
||Sailing to Philadelphia (with Mark Knopfler)
||Soul Companion (with Mary Chapin Carpenter)