Tracklist

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# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sweet Baby Jesus
James Taylor 3 2:52
2 Fire and Rain
James Taylor 5 3:23
3 Long Ago and Far Away
James Taylor 2:21
4 You’ve Got a Friend
James Taylor 4.6 4:29
5 How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)
James Taylor 5 3:35
6 Mexico
James Taylor 2:59
7 Shower the People
James Taylor 4:32
8 Steamroller
James Taylor 5:19
9 Something in the Way She Moves
James Taylor 3:10
10 Caroline in My Mind
James Taylor 3:59
11 Handy Man
James Taylor 5 3:17
12 Your Smiling Face
James Taylor 5 2:45
13 Her Town Too
James Taylor with J.D. Souther 3.5 4:28
14 Only One
James Taylor 4:19
15 Never Die Young
James Taylor 4:24
16 Copperline
James Taylor 4:22
17 Country Road
James Taylor 5:39
18 Secret o' Life
James Taylor 3:43

Credits

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acoustic guitar:
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (tracks 3–4, 6)
acoustic guitar and congas:
Danny Kortchmar (track 4)
shakers:
Russ Kunkel (track 6)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Jim Keltner (track 5)
Russ Kunkel (tracks 5–6)
bass guitar:
Lee Sklar (tracks 3–4)
strings arranger:
David Campbell (US based Canadian violinist, composer, conductor and arranger) (track 12)
afuche / cabasa and tambourine:
Peter Asher (track 11)
afuche / cabasa, congas and membranophone:
Russ Kunkel (track 4)
membranophone:
Russ Kunkel (track 3)
tambourine:
Russ Kunkel (track 5)
bass:
Lee Sklar (tracks 5–6)
electric guitar:
Danny Kortchmar (tracks 5–6)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (track 6)
percussion:
Milt Holland (track 6)
Rhodes piano [Fender Rhodes]:
Clarence McDonald (track 5)
piano:
Clarence McDonald (track 5)
Carole King (track 3)
harp:
Gayle Levant (track 6)
congas:
Danny Kortchmar (track 3)
additional vocals:
Lani Groves (track 15)
David Lasley (track 15)
assistant engineer:
Don Rodenbach (track 15)
background vocals:
Leah Kunkel (track 11)
Joni Mitchell (tracks 3–4)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (tracks 3–4)
background vocals [vocal harmonies]:
David Crosby (track 6)
Graham Nash (track 6)
Carly Simon (track 5)
composer:
Lamont Dozier (track 5)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 5)
Carole King (track 4)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (tracks 1–3, 6–9, 12, 15, 17–18)
engineer:
Lee Herschberg (tracks 5–6)
Bill Lazerus (tracks 1–2)
lead vocals:
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (1969-12) (tracks 1–2)
lyricist:
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 5)
Carole King (track 4)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (tracks 1–3, 6–9, 12, 15, 17–18)
mixer:
Lee Herschberg (tracks 5–6)
James Farber (sound engineer) (tracks 15–16)
Val Garay (tracks 11–12)
performer:
J.D. Souther (track 13)
producer:
Peter Asher (tracks 1–2, 11–13)
Don Grolnick (tracks 15–16)
Russ Titelman (tracks 5–6)
Lenny Waronker (tracks 5–6)
recording engineer:
James Farber (sound engineer) (tracks 15–16)
Val Garay (tracks 11–12)
writer:
Otis Blackwell (American pianist, singer and songwriter) (track 11)
Jimmy Jones (writer of "Good Timin'" and "Handy Man") (track 11)
Reynolds Price (track 16)
J.D. Souther (track 13)
Waddy Wachtel (track 13)
James Taylor (singer-songwriter and guitarist) (tracks 13, 16)
phonographic copyright by:
Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint) (1975) (tracks 5–6)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1977) (tracks 11–12)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1982) (track 13)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1988) (track 15)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1991) (track 16)
publisher:
ABKCO Music, Inc. (this is a music publisher; for release labels, please use "ABKCO") (track 5)
Country Road Music, Inc. (tracks 1, 3, 6–7, 9, 17)
Country Road Music, Inc. ( – ????) (track 2)
Stone Agate Music (track 5)
Country Road Music, Inc. (1991) (track 16)
mixed at:
Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks 5–6)
recorded at:
Sunset Sound in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1969-12) (tracks 1–2)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 227) (track 2)
cover recording of:
later parody versions:
The Prostitute Song (track 12)
You've Got a Text (track 4)
later translated versions:
Du har en vän (track 4)
Sol och regn (track 2)
Tens un amic (track 4)
Tu amigo fiel (track 4)
You’ve Got a Friend (Japanese version) (track 4)
later versions:
Steamroller Blues (track 8)
live recording of:
Country Road (track 17)
Secret o’ Life (track 18)
Steamroller (track 8)
recording of:
Copperline (track 16)
Handy Man (track 11)
Her Town Too (track 13)
Long Ago and Far Away (James Taylor song) (track 3)
Mexico (James Taylor song) (track 6)
Never Die Young (track 15)
Shower the People (track 7)
Your Smiling Face (track 12)
Fire and Rain (1969-12) (track 2)
Sweet Baby James (1969-12) (track 1)