Click below to watch Peter Asher discuss putting together and rehearsing the band for James’s 1970 album, Sweet Baby James, the bass parts on “Fire and Rain”, the origin of “Suite for 20G” and more in the second of a seven-part series produced to celebrate the release of The Warner Bros. Albums: 1970-1976.
On October 2, James will take part in Save The Children’s “Centennial Celebration: Once in a Lifetime” gala event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in LA. Hosted by Jennifer Garner, the night will honor Robert A. Iger, Chairman/CEO of the Walt Disney Company Chairman. The gala will also feature appearances by Oprah Winfrey and the Amani Children’s Choir.
Since its inception in 1919, Save The Children has helped improve the lives of more than one billion children worldwide. For more information or to donate, please visit SaveTheChildren.org.
50 years ago last week, Newport Folk Festival Founder George Wein walked onstage during James’s July 20, 1969 concert to announce that men were walking on the moon. Last weekend, James motored by boat with Kim, Henry and Rufus to surprise Sheryl Crow fans with an impromptu appearance.
To see video of James’s Newport Folk Festival appearance, visit James’s Instagram page, and click the image below to see more photos.
Stay tuned for more information about the August 30 release of Sheryl’s new album Threads featuring James and Sheryl singing “Flying Blind”.
Earlier this month, James and band played the 2019 Summer Gala for the IYRS School of Technology & Trades, a private, non-profit school that trains highly skilled craftspeople and technicians for careers in a wide range of industries.
Click the image below to see a gallery of photos from the event!
The Warner Bros. Albums: 1970–1976, presenting newly remastered versions of the six classic albums James recorded for Warner Bros. in the 1970s, is now available. Click below to see part of a new interview with Peter Asher about his time with James, and stay tuned for the rest of the series!