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Europe 2014!

December 2, 2013 Published by Comment

In fall 2014, in Plymouth, UK, James and his legendary band will begin a series of 14 unforgettable concerts across Europe. Starting Tuesday, December 3, JamesTaylor.com will have your presale tickets!

For complete details, including presale start times, visit the Schedule page.


James Taylor to Sing National Anthem at Game 2 of World Series

October 24, 2013 Published by Comment

Major League Baseball announced earlier this week that James Taylor will sing the National Anthem at Game 2 of the World Series, tonight October 24. James, a loyal Sox fan, has made singing the anthem before game 2's at Fenway a winning tradition. The Sox went on to win both games that he opened in 2004 and 2007. James will also sing "America The Beautiful".

[Source: Billboard]


Carole King Named 2014 MusiCares Person Of The Year

September 23, 2013 Published by Comment

Grammy winner to be honored at start-studded Gramy week gala on January 24; Dixie Chicks, Lady Gaga, Bette Midler, Jason Mraz, James Taylor and Steven Tyler to perform at tribute concert

Carole King will be honored as the 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year on Jan. 24, 2014, it was announced today by Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the MusiCares Foundation and The Recording Academy, and Bill Silva, Chair of the MusiCares Foundation Board.


THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE – A Blast From The Past

September 18, 2013 Published by Comment

Here's a blast from the past -- James Taylor's distant past.

In 1971, living in a house he built himself on Martha's Vineyard, Taylor kept a pet pig named Mona -- both were pictured in a Time Magazine cover story that year.


Gadditude

July 13, 2013 Published by Comment

James's longtime drummer, Steve Gadd, is collaborating with fellow bandmates Larry Goldings, Jimmy Johnson, Walt Fowler and Michael Landau to create the Steve Gadd Band. And now you can become part of the process of putting out their first record, Gadditude, due on September 3. Click here for more information, to watch a video about the project and to hear some of their tunes — both originals and standards.


Shed a Little Light

May 9, 2013 Published by Comment

James recently taped and sent a personal video message to Mrs. Lapidus' 5th Grade Class at Pine Tree Elementary School in Monroe, NY.



THE MAUI NEWS – James Taylor, Baby-Boomers, and Under the Stars

April 15, 2013 Published by Comment

In March this year singer-songwriter and guitarist (and he is an excellent guitarist) James Taylor turned 65 years old, born three years after the end of World War II. His music would influence successive generations, but his biggest impact was on baby boomers. In a metric of his music's influence and impact, Taylor’s Sweet Baby James album would be listed at #103 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time in 2003, with the song "Fire and Rain" listed as #227 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time the year after.