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“Your Smiling Face”

The year-end festivities continue with this vintage 1997 performance of “Your Smiling Face”, taken from James’s appearance on BBC Scotland’s annual New Year’s Eve special, Hogmanay.

Click below to watch now!

Wear Your Music – one day sale December 11!

Heads up! Next Monday, December 11, for one day only, all James Taylor guitar string jewelry is 20%-off at! Profits will go to support Tuberville, whose mission is to strengthen communities by growing and donating food.

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2024 dates announced!

James and his All-Star Band will play 13 shows in Japan, Philippines, Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii in Spring 2024!

Presales for all dates start Wednesday, December 6. See the Schedule page for local start times.

The Tokyo, Manilla, and Maui presales will be held on *, and a account is required to participate.

The remaining presales will need a password for access — please visit the Schedule page on December 6 for passwords and direct links to those presales.

New Year’s Eve ’97

Click below to see the latest treasure from James’s video vault: a rarely seen interview and performance from the 1997 edition of Hogmanay, BBC’s Scotland’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration, broadcast live every December 31.

Click below to watch James discuss his Scottish heritage and New Year’s traditions before performing his classic “Carolina In My Mind”.

Tonight! Ohne Filter Extra live stream premiere!

Gobble gobble! Join us tonight at 7:30pm ET on YouTube (or below) for the free live stream premiere of James’s complete 1987 Ohne Filter Extra concert special, recorded for German public broadcaster SWF on March 27, 1986.

If you can’t make it tonight, the show will be available for free on-demand viewing all weekend long. Happy Thanksgiving!

Next week! 1987 Ohne Filter Extra Thanksgiving Eve live stream

JT’s annual Thanksgiving tradition continues: Join us on James’s YouTube channel next Wednesday, November 22 at 7:30pm ET to catch the free live stream premiere of James’s complete 1987 Ohne Filter Extra special!

Recorded live on March 27, 1986 and broadcast on German public television station SWF the following year, the 90-minute show sees James and his crack band performing hits and fan favorites like “Carolina In My Mind”, “Your Smiling Face”, “Everyday”, and “Steamroller Blues” (to name just a few!) in front of a studio audience.

If you can’t make the live stream on Wednesday (or if you want to watch again), the full special will be available for on-demand viewing following the premiere and all weekend long!

It won’t be long before another day…

Originally recorded for his 1971 album, Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon, “You Can Close Your Eyes” has become one of James’s most beloved tunes. Click now to watch this 1993 performance for the German music program Ohne Filter.


James was honoured to be asked to sing the national anthem before last week’s Lewiston High football game. Visit to see a report on the event, and click below to see footage of JT’s soundcheck on Instagram.

With ten miles behind me…

The latest release from James’s video vault is this 1993 performance of his classic “Sweet Baby James”, recorded for a special episode of the German music program, Ohne Filter. Click now to watch!!

Can’t you see the sunshine?

This week James has shared this performance of “Carolina In My Mind” taken from his special episode Ohne Filter, which was recorded in October 1993 and aired the following summer.

Click to watch “Carolina in My Mind”.