James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist)

~ Person

Relationships

children: Ben Taylor (musician and actor, son of folk rock artists James Taylor and Carly Simon)
Henry Taylor
Sally Taylor
involved with: Joni Mitchell (1970-07 – 1971)
married: Carly Simon (1972-11-03 – 1983)
Caroline Taylor (2001-02-19 –)
member of: The Mitchell / Taylor Boy-and-Girl Choir
siblings: Alex Taylor (southern rock)
Livingston Taylor
Kate Taylor (US folk singer) (1949-08-15 –)
supporting membranophone by: Rick Shlosser (drummer)
founded: The Barn (James Taylor's studio) in Washington, Massachusetts, United States
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000204386 [info]
BBC Music: http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/107d0c22-d051-4d98-8206-4e14de02132a [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/262944 [info]
IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0852510/ [info]
Myspace: https://myspace.com/jamestaylormyspace [info]
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/artist/1502 [info]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 35352272 [info]
Wikidata: Q310300 [info]
Wikipedia: en: James Taylor [info]
YouTube channels: https://www.youtube.com/user/jamestaylorvideo [info]
discography pages: http://www.james-taylor.com/albums/ [info]
lyrics page: http://decoda.com/james-taylor-lyrics [info]
http://muzikum.eu/en/122-9701/james-taylor/lyrics.html [info]
official homepages: http://www.jamestaylor.com/ [info]
other databases: http://ibdb.com/person.php?id=77904 [info]
https://rateyourmusic.com/artist/james_taylor [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:James_Taylor_-_Winterfest.jpg [info]
social networking: https://www.facebook.com/JamesTaylor [info]
stream for free: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0vn7UBvSQECKJm2817Yf1P [info]

Appearances

Date Title Credited As Attributes Artist Length
arranger
Hard Times Come Again No More Yo‐Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Mark O’Connor feat. James Taylor 3:46
Here Comes the Sun Yo‐Yo Ma & James Taylor 2:50
Ol' Blue Mark O’Connor feat. James Taylor 3:32
Walking Man James Taylor
One Morning in May
Wandering
composer
Angry Blues
Another Day
Another Grey Morning
Anywhere Like Heaven
Baby Buffalo
Bartender's Blues
Belfast to Boston
Believe It or Not J. Taylor
Benjamin
Blossom
Carolina in My Mind
Caroline I See You
Carry Me on My Way
Country Road
Daddy's Baby
Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
Down in the Hole
Enough to Be on Your Way
Everybody Has the Blues
Fading Away
Fire and Rain
First of May
Gorilla
Hard Times J. Taylor
Hello Old Friend
Hour That the Morning Comes J. Taylor
I Was a Fool to Care
I Was Only Telling a Lie
I Will Follow (James Taylor song)
I Will Follow J. Taylor
If I Keep My Heart Out of Sight
Let It All Fall Down
Letter in the Mail
Lighthouse
Like Everyone She Knows
Little More Time With You
Lo and Behold
London Town J. Taylor
Long Ago and Far Away (James Taylor song)
Looking for Love on Broadway
Love Songs
Me and My Guitar
Mean Old Man
Mexico (James Taylor song)
Migration
Millworker
Music
My Traveling Star
Native Son
Never Die Young
Night Owl
Nothin' Like a Hundred Miles
October Road
Oh Baby, Don't You Loose Your Lip on Me
Oh Brother
On the 4th of July
One Man Woman
One More Go Round
Only a Dream in Rio
Only for Me J. Taylor
Only One (James Taylor song)
Raised Up Family
Riding on a Railroad
Rock & Roll Is Music Now
Runaway Boy
Sarah Maria
Secret o’ Life
Shed a Little Light
Shower the People
Slap Leather
Something in the Way She Moves
Song for You Far Away
Steam Roller
Steamroller
Steamroller Blues
Suite for 20 G
Summer's Here J. Taylor
Sun on the Moon
Sunny Skies
Sweet Baby James
Sweet Potato Pie
That Lonesome Road J. Taylor
That’s Why I’m Here
The Frozen Man
There We Are
Traffic Jam
Valentine's Day
Walking Man (James Taylor song)
When Love Returns
Whenever You're Ready
You Can Close Your Eyes
You Make It Easy (James Taylor song)
Your Smiling Face
instrument
1971-01 So Far Away acoustic guitar Carole King 3:56
1971 You’ve Got a Friend acoustic guitar Carole King 5:10
1975 The Hissing of Summer Lawns guitar Joni Mitchell 3:01
A Case of You (Blue version) guitar Joni Mitchell 4:23
Ain't No Song acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:31
All I Want guitar Joni Mitchell 3:34
Angry Blues acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:26
B.S.U.R. acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:23
Benjamin guitar James Taylor, Yo‐Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer & Mark O’Connor 3:32
Brighten Your Night With My Day guitar family James Taylor 2:28
Brother Trucker acoustic guitar James Taylor 4:02
California guitar Joni Mitchell 3:50
Carolina in My Mind (1968 version) guitar James Taylor 3:38
Chanson Française acoustic guitar James Taylor 2:06
Circle Round the Sun guitar James Taylor 3:25
Company Man acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:47
Daddy's Baby acoustic guitar James Taylor 2:40
Day Tripper acoustic guitar James Taylor 4:26
Don’t Talk Now guitar family James Taylor 2:36
Fading Away acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:34
Forever My Love acoustic guitar and solo Carly Simon 3:27
Gorilla ukulele James Taylor 3:13
Gorilla acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:13
Hard Times Come Again No More guitar Yo‐Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Mark O’Connor feat. James Taylor 3:46
Haven’t Got Time for the Pain acoustic guitar and solo Carly Simon 3:55
Hello Old Friend acoustic guitar James Taylor 2:49
Here Comes the Sun acoustic guitar Yo‐Yo Ma & James Taylor 2:50
Here, There and Everywhere guitar James Taylor 2:31
Hey Mister, That's Me Up on the Jukebox acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:49
Highway Song piano James Taylor 3:54
Home Again acoustic guitar Carole King 2:29
I Was a Fool to Care acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:21
Isn't It Nice to Be Home Again acoustic guitar James Taylor 0:55
Johnnie Comes Back acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:55
Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier guitar Mark O’Connor with Yo‐Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis & James Taylor 2:57
Just Not True acoustic guitar and solo Carly Simon 5:19
Knocking ’Round the Zoo guitar family James Taylor 3:27
Let It All Fall Down acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:35
Let Me Ride acoustic guitar James Taylor 2:44
Lighthouse acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:16
Long Ago and Far Away acoustic guitar James Taylor 2:21
Love Has Brought Me Around acoustic guitar James Taylor 2:45
Love Songs guitar [high string guitar] James Taylor 5:47
Love Songs acoustic guitar James Taylor 5:47
Machine Gun Kelly acoustic guitar James Taylor 2:37
Me and My Guitar acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:35
Mexico acoustic guitar James Taylor 2:59
Mexico electric guitar James Taylor 2:59
Migration acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:17
Millworker acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:52
Mind on My Man acoustic guitar Carly Simon 2:59
Misfit acoustic guitar Carly Simon 3:07
Mud Slide Slim acoustic guitar James Taylor 5:20
Music acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:47
Night Owl electric guitar James Taylor 4:17
Old Man (original studio master) banjo Neil Young 3:25
Older Sister acoustic guitar Carly Simon 3:09
Only a Dream in Rio acoustic guitar Milton Nascimento 6:30
Places in My Past piano James Taylor 2:03
Rainy Day Man (1979 version) acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:02
Rainy Day Man (1968 version) guitar [guitars] James Taylor 3:00
Riding on a Railroad acoustic guitar James Taylor 2:43
Rock & Roll Is Music Now acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:28
Sarah Maria acoustic guitar James Taylor 2:45
Sleep Come Free Me acoustic guitar James Taylor 4:44
Soldiers acoustic guitar James Taylor 1:15
Some Kind of Wonderful acoustic guitar Carole King 3:08
Something in the Way She Moves (1968 version) guitar James Taylor 3:02
Something’s Wrong guitar James Taylor 3:09
Song of Long Ago acoustic guitar Carole King 2:45
Soul Companion acoustic guitar Mary Chapin Carpenter 4:02
Still Here Thinking of You acoustic guitar Carole King 3:12
Sunshine Sunshine guitar James Taylor 2:50
Taking It In guitar family James Taylor 3:05
The Blues Is Just a Bad Dream guitar James Taylor 3:43
Too Much Rain acoustic guitar Carole King 3:35
Up on the Roof acoustic guitar James Taylor 4:22
Walking Man acoustic guitar James Taylor 3:35
Wandering acoustic guitar James Taylor 2:41
Way Over Yonder acoustic guitar Carole King 4:46
Will You Love Me Tomorrow? acoustic guitar Carole King 4:12
You Can Close Your Eyes acoustic guitar James Taylor 2:30
You’ve Got a Friend acoustic guitar James Taylor 4:30
1969-12 Sweet Baby James guitar James Taylor
Before This World acoustic guitar James Taylor
Before This World harmonica James Taylor
Before This World synthesizer [synth guitar] James Taylor
Before This World guitar [hi-strung guitar] James Taylor
Get Closer guitar Linda Ronstadt
JT acoustic guitar James Taylor
Live at the Troubadour guitar Carole King & James Taylor
Never Die Young guitar [guitars] James Taylor
New Moon Shine acoustic guitar James Taylor
Prisoner in Disguise guitar Linda Ronstadt
Prisoner in Disguise guitar Linda Ronstadt
Prisoner in Disguise (remaster) guitar Linda Ronstadt
Prisoner in Disguise guitar Linda Ronstadt
Sweet Baby James guitar James Taylor
Writer acoustic guitar Carole King
instrument arranger
Hotcakes wind instruments [horns] Carly Simon 1:09
lyricist
Angry Blues
Another Day
Another Grey Morning
Anywhere Like Heaven
Baby Buffalo
Bartender's Blues
Belfast to Boston
Believe It or Not J. Taylor
Benjamin
Blossom
Brother Trucker
Carolina in My Mind
Caroline I See You
Carry Me on My Way
Country Road
Daddy's Baby
Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
Down in the Hole
Enough to Be on Your Way
Everybody Has the Blues
Fading Away
Fire and Rain
First of May
Gorilla
Hard Times J. Taylor
Hello Old Friend
Hour That the Morning Comes J. Taylor
I Was a Fool to Care
I Was Only Telling a Lie
I Will Follow J. Taylor
I Will Follow (James Taylor song)
If I Keep My Heart Out of Sight
Let It All Fall Down
Letter in the Mail
Lighthouse
Like Everyone She Knows
Little More Time With You
Lo and Behold
London Town J. Taylor
Long Ago and Far Away (James Taylor song)
Looking for Love on Broadway
Love Songs
Me and My Guitar
Mean Old Man
Mexico (James Taylor song)
Migration
Millworker
Music
My Traveling Star
Native Son
Never Die Young
Night Owl
Nothin' Like a Hundred Miles
October Road
Oh Baby, Don't You Loose Your Lip on Me
Oh Brother
On the 4th of July
One Man Woman
One More Go Round
Only a Dream in Rio
Only for Me J. Taylor
Only One (James Taylor song)
Raised Up Family
Riding on a Railroad
Rock & Roll Is Music Now
Runaway Boy
Sarah Maria
Secret o’ Life
Shed a Little Light
Shower the People
Slap Leather
Something in the Way She Moves
Song for You Far Away
Steam Roller
Steamroller
Steamroller Blues
Suite for 20 G
Summer's Here J. Taylor
Sun on the Moon
Sunny Skies
Sweet Baby James
Sweet Potato Pie
That Lonesome Road J. Taylor
That’s Why I’m Here
The Frozen Man
There We Are
Traffic Jam
Valentine's Day
Walking Man (James Taylor song)
Wandering additional
Whenever You're Ready
You Can Close Your Eyes
You Make It Easy (James Taylor song)
Your Smiling Face
misc
Will You Love Me Tomorrow? Carole King 4:12
performer
1987-12-13 Teenager in Love (live, 1987-12-13: Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY, USA) Dion, Rubén Blades, Lou Reed, James Taylor, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen 4:08
Bartender Blues George Jonesfeat.James Taylor 3:47
Crying in the Rain Art Garfunkel with James Taylor 3:39
Crying in the Rain (feat. James Taylor) Art Garfunkel 2:02
Devoted to You Carly Simon feat. James Taylor 2:31
It's in His Kiss (The Shoop Shoop Song) Kate Taylor & James Taylor 2:43
Jump Up Behind Me Sting feat. James Taylor 3:30
Mockingbird Carly Simon feat. James Taylor 3:58
Mockingbird Carly Simon feat. James Taylor 3:52
Mockingbird Carly Simon 4:14
Mockingbird (feat. James Taylor) Carly Simon 4:14
New Star Shining (feat. James Taylor) Ricky Skaggs 3:31
Power The Doobie Brothers feat. John Hall & James Taylor 5:23
Put on a Happy Face guest Tony Bennett & James Taylor 3:16
Sailing to Philadelphia Mark Knopfler 5:30
Sweet Potato Pie Ray Charles with James Taylor 3:48
Takin’ It to the Streets The Doobie Brothers feat. James Taylor 4:37
The Times They Are a Changin’ Carly Simon feat. Graham Nash & James Taylor 3:00
You're Only Lonely (feat. James Taylor) J.D. Souther 3:47
producer
Ananas James Taylor 5:45
Another Day James Taylor 2:22
Boatman James Taylor 3:59
Enough to Be on Your Way James Taylor 5:29
Gaia James Taylor 5:32
Hangnail James Taylor 2:22
Jump Up Behind Me James Taylor 3:30
Line ’em Up James Taylor 4:45
Little More Time With You James Taylor 3:52
River James Taylor 3:34
Up Er Mei James Taylor 3:49
Up From Your Life James Taylor 5:17
Walking My Baby Back Home James Taylor 3:13
Yellow and Rose James Taylor 4:55
tribute
TaylorGrass The Grassmasters
vocal
1969-12 Anywhere Like Heaven lead vocals James Taylor 3:28
1969-12 Blossom lead vocals James Taylor 2:14
1969-12 Country Road lead vocals James Taylor 3:24
1969-12 Fire and Rain lead vocals James Taylor 3:23
1969-12 Lo and Behold lead vocals James Taylor 2:36
1969-12 Oh Baby, Don’t You Loose Your Lip on Me lead vocals James Taylor 1:50
1969-12 Oh, Susannah lead vocals James Taylor 2:01
1969-12 Steamroller lead vocals James Taylor 2:58
1969-12 Suite for 20 G lead vocals James Taylor 4:41
1969-12 Sunny Skies lead vocals James Taylor 2:21
1969-12 Sweet Baby James lead vocals James Taylor 2:53
1970-03 – 1970-04 Goin' Back background vocals Carole King 3:20
1972-09 – 1972-10 Waited So Long background vocals Carly Simon 4:29
1975 In France They Kiss on Main Street background vocals Joni Mitchell 3:20
1986 Itsy Bitsy Spider background vocals Carly Simon 3:42
1987-12-13 Rock and Roll Music (finale all artists) (live, 1987-12-13: Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY, USA) lead vocals Paul SimonBruce Springsteen & Friends 3:56
1995-04-12 The River (live, 1995-04-12: Carnegie Hall, New York City, NY, USA) Bruce Springsteen 5:51
1999-09 My Baby Loves You Maceo Parker 3:23
Ain't No Song background vocals James Taylor 3:31
Baby Buffalo background vocals James Taylor 4:53
Back in the High Life Again Steve Winwood 4:24
Belfast to Boston choir vocals James Taylor 4:19
Brighten Your Night With My Day James Taylor 2:28
Brother Trucker background vocals James Taylor 4:02
Carly's Song background vocals David Sanborn 5:14
Carolina in My Mind (1968 version) background vocals James Taylor 3:38
Carolina in My Mind (1968 version) James Taylor 3:38
Circle Round the Sun James Taylor 3:25
Company Man background vocals James Taylor 3:47
Cool Down Boy guest and lead vocals Garland Jeffreys 4:04
Day Tripper background vocals James Taylor 4:26
Dog Eat Dog background vocals Joni Mitchell 4:42
Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight Michael Brecker feat. James Taylor 4:44
Don’t Talk Now James Taylor 2:36
Don’t Talk Now background vocals James Taylor 2:36
Dream Lover guest The Manhattan Transfer with James Taylor 4:51
From Hank to Hendrix Neil Young 5:17
Glory Train Randy Newman 4:46
Gorilla background vocals [vocal harmonies] James Taylor 3:13
Hard Times Come Again No More guest Yo‐Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Mark O’Connor feat. James Taylor 3:46
Heart of Gold (original studio master) background vocals and guest Neil Young 3:07
Here Comes the Sun lead vocals Yo‐Yo Ma & James Taylor 2:50
Here, There and Everywhere James Taylor 2:31
Hey Mister, That's Me Up on the Jukebox background vocals James Taylor 3:49
High Out of Time background vocals and guest Carole King 3:15
Highway Song background vocals James Taylor 3:54
How Great Our Lord Randy Newman 2:43
I'd Like to Know You Better background vocals and guest Carole King 2:49
Is That the Way You Look? background vocals James Taylor 2:00
Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier guest James Taylor, Mark O’Connor, Others 2:57
Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier Mark O’Connor with Yo‐Yo Ma, Wynton Marsalis & James Taylor 2:57
Just Not True background vocals Carly Simon 5:19
Knocking ’Round the Zoo James Taylor 3:27
Let It All Fall Down background vocals James Taylor 3:35
Let Me Ride background vocals James Taylor 2:44
Long Ago and Far Away background vocals James Taylor 2:21
Love Divine Maura O’Connell 3:38
Love Has Brought Me Around background vocals James Taylor 2:45
Machine Gun Kelly background vocals James Taylor 2:37
Man to Man background vocals Joni Mitchell 3:45
Me and My Guitar background vocals James Taylor 3:35
Mockingbird Carly Simon 4:14
Mockingbird Carly Simon 3:50
Mud Slide Slim background vocals James Taylor 5:20
Music background vocals [vocal harmonies] James Taylor 3:47
My Traveling Star background vocals James Taylor 3:58
Never Die Young Luciana Souza 4:36
Night Owl James Taylor 4:17
Northern Boy spoken vocals Randy Newman 2:54
October Road James Taylor 4:00
Ol' Blue lead vocals Mark O’Connor feat. James Taylor 3:32
Old Man (original studio master) background vocals and guest Neil Young 3:25
On the 4th of July background vocals James Taylor 3:28
One of These Days Neil Young 4:58
Only a Dream in Rio guest Milton Nascimento 6:30
Perfect Love Marc Cohn 4:24
Rainy Day Man (1968 version) background vocals James Taylor 3:00
Rainy Day Man (1968 version) James Taylor 3:00
Relax, Enjoy Yourself Randy Newman 5:41
Rock & Roll Is Music Now background vocals James Taylor 3:28
Sailing to Philadelphia Mark Knopfler 5:30
Sarah Maria background vocals [vocal harmonies] James Taylor 2:45
September Grass James Taylor 4:54
Shiny Toys background vocals Joni Mitchell 3:28
Since First I Saw Your Face Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin 3:34
Something in the Way She Moves (1968 version) James Taylor 3:02
Something’s Wrong James Taylor 3:09
Song of Long Ago background vocals Carole King 2:45
Soul Companion lead vocals Mary Chapin Carpenter 4:02
Straighten Up and Fly Right background vocals Linda Ronstadt with Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra 2:16
Sunshine Sunshine James Taylor 2:50
Taking It In James Taylor 3:05
Tax Free background vocals Joni Mitchell 4:17
The Blues Is Just a Bad Dream James Taylor 3:43
The Nearness of You Michael Brecker 4:38
There's a Space Between Us additional Carole King 3:20
Walking in Memphis background vocals and guest Marc Cohn 4:17
Walking Man background vocals James Taylor 3:35
Wandering background vocals [vocal harmonies] James Taylor 2:41
War of Man Neil Young 5:44
You’ve Got a Friend background vocals James Taylor 4:30
Back in the High Life background vocals Steve Winwood
Back in the High Life background vocals Steve Winwood
Back in the High Life background vocals Steve Winwood
Back in the High Life background vocals Steve Winwood
Back in the High Life background vocals Steve Winwood
Before This World James Taylor
JT background vocals James Taylor
JT James Taylor
Live at the Troubadour Carole King & James Taylor
Never Die Young James Taylor
writer
(I’ve Got To) Stop Thinkin’ ’bout That
Baby Boom Baby
Brighten Your Night With My Day
Chili Dog
Copperline
Don’t Talk Now
Fool for You
Forever My Love
Her Town Too J. Taylor
Home by Another Way
I May Not Be Your Kind
Knockin 'round the Zoo
Little David
Mescalito
New Hymn
Nobody But You
One Man Parade
Only a Dream in Rio
Rainy Day Man
Secret of Life
Someone
Something's Wrong
Spy
Stand and Fight J. Taylor
Sugar Trade J. Taylor
Sunshine Sunshine
T-Bone
Taking It In
Terra Nova
The Blues Is Just a Bad Dream
Tranquillo (Melt My Heart)
Woh, Don't You Know