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James Taylor: Greatest Hits, Vol. 1, James Taylor

James Taylor

August 23rd, 1977

Birth Name:
James Vernon Taylor

Born:
James Taylor

Genre:
Rock

Years Active:
'60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Essentials

James Taylor
James Taylor
FM Gold
FM Gold
1975
1975



James Taylor

Biography

When people use the term “singer/songwriter” (often modified by the word “sensitive”) in praise or in criticism, they're thinking of James Taylor. In the early '70s, when he appeared with his introspective songs, acoustic guitar, and calm, understated singing style, he mirrored a generation's emotional exhaustion after tumultuous times. Just as Bing Crosby's reassuring voice brought the country out of the Depression and through World War II, Taylor's eased the transition from '60s activism and its attendant frustrations into the less political, more inward-looking '70s. He was rewarded with a series of hit albums and singles (surprisingly, many of the latter were covers of old songs rather than his own compositions), and he managed to survive his initial fame to achieve lasting popularity. He continued to tour successfully for decades, and, starting with his 1970 breakthrough Sweet Baby James, all but one of his regular album releases for the rest of the century went gold or platinum, while his 1976 Greatest Hits album achieved a diamond certification reflecting sales of more than ten million copies.

Top Albums

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Top Songs

Name Album Time Price
1.
Fire and Rain James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 3:22 $1.29
2.
Carolina In My Mind James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 4:01 $1.29
3.
You've Got a Friend James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 4:30 $1.29
4.
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 3:37 $1.29
5.
Sweet Baby James James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 2:52 $1.29
6.
Shower the People James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 4:31 $0.99
7.
Mexico James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 2:55 $1.29
8.
Something In the Way She Moves James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 3:10 $1.29
9.
Mockingbird Best of Carly Simon 4:14 $1.29
10.
Your Smiling Face (Live Video) James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 2:44 $0.99
11.
Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 2:35 $0.99
12.
Up On the Roof James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 4:19 $0.99
13.
Country Road James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 3:25 $1.29
14.
Her Town Too James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 4:33 $0.99
15.
Handy Man James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 3:16 $0.99
16.
You Can Close Your Eyes Mud Slide Slim and the Blue.. 2:29 $0.99
17.
Fire and Rain Sweet Baby James 3:24 $1.29
18.
Copperline James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 4:20 $0.99
19.
Walking Man James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 3:35 $0.99
20.
Our Town Cars (Soundtrack from the M.. 4:07 $0.99
21.
Your Smiling Face (Live Video) JT 2:45 $0.99
22.
You Can Close Your Eyes (Live) One Man Band (Live) 3:08 $1.29
23.
Fire and Rain (Live) One Man Band (Live) 4:52 $1.29
24.
Your Smiling Face Pop Music: The Modern Era 1.. 2:43 $1.29
25.
Steamroller James Taylor: Greatest Hits.. 5:17 $1.29

Top Music Videos

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1. Jingle Bells
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3. Jingle Bells
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5. Jingle Bells


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