Mar 12, 2021

Wow! James has been so excited to see the response to his latest album covers challenge: #JTJamesTaylorChallenge. Keep ’em coming! James says it’s the best birthday present there is!

Below is just a sampling. If you’d like to get in on the fun, please send us your video!

Gianfranco Novarino
“Something’s Wrong”

Dan Lyon
“Rainy Day Man”

Robert Mulrooney
“Sunshine Sunshine”

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“Montana Blues”… with friends!

Mar 12, 2021

You might remember this song video of “Montana Blues” posted by James last Spring. One year later, James’s pals, Jimmy Johnson (bass) and Chad Wackerman (drums) sent over this version which pleased Ting the pug very much. Click below to watch their remote collaboration now!

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“Steamroller Blues” (Live at VetsAid 2018)

Mar 5, 2021

Click now for a red hot performance of “Streamroller Blues”, filmed at VetsAid 2018 and featuring Joe Walsh on guitar.

Held at the Tacoma Dome, VetsAid 2018 raised more than $800,000 to support our nation’s veterans and their families. For more information, please visit

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Mar 1, 2021

James announces his next JT covers challenge! The next featured album is his 1968 debut album, James Taylor.

You’ll find the James Taylor track list here. Please dig deep into these choices and do not be shy about your performance! James doesn’t care how talented you are — this is about community, and he loves to see your effort, enthusiasm and collaborations with friends and family (we all do!).

If you have a #JTJamesTaylorChallenge video to share, please send us the link here!

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American Standard turns 1!

Feb 28, 2021

Happy first birthday to American Standard which was released on February 28, 2020. Click below for a special look at the making of the album set to James’s recording of “God Bless The Child”, and click here to pick up the album if you haven’t already!

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BBC ’71 — “You’ve Got A Friend”

Feb 26, 2021

“You’ve Got A Friend” appears on two albums turning 50 this year — Carole King’s Tapestry and James’s Mud Slide Slim And The Blue Horizon. Both albums were released back in 1971!

Click now to watch this classic performance of “You’ve Got A Friend”, taken from James’s 1971 episode of ‘BBC In Concert’. Carole joins on piano along with Lee Sklar and Russ Kunkel.

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