July 31, 2016 | « back

Time flies…

37 years ago tonight, James performed at Sheep’s Meadow in Central Park. Officials estimated attendance at more than 250,000 fans. Were you there?

James Taylor playing in Central Park's Sheep Meadow in the summer of 1979. Officials said that more than 250,000 people attended. July 31, 1979 Sack 40105 NYTCREDIT: Marilynn K. Yee/The New York Times

photo: Central Park, July 31, 1979. Photo courtesy Marilynn K. Yee/The New York Times/Redux