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James Taylor

Born: Mar 12, 1948 in Belmont, MA
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: When people use the term "singer/songwriter" (often modified by the word "sensitive") in praise or in criticism, they're thinking of James Taylor. In the early '70s, when he appeared with his introspective songs, acoustic guitar, and calm, understated singing style, he mirrored a generation's emotional ...Read full biography
Sweet Baby James
Released: 1970
Label: Warner Bros.
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The heart of James Taylor's appeal is that you can take him two ways. On the one hand, his music, including that warm voice, is soothing; its minor key melodies and restrained playing draw in the listener. ...Read full review
James Taylor
Released: 1968
Label: Capitol/EMI Records
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James Taylor was the first artist to be signed to record on the Beatles' short-lived vanity Apple label. In late 1968, Taylor's sophisticated self-titled disc foreshadowed the introspective singer/songwriter ...Read full review
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