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James Taylor FAQ



Frequently Asked Questions about singer-songwriter James Taylor.

This FAQ about singer-songwriter James Taylor was compiled and written by Joel Risberg (jrisberg@shore.net) with numerous contributions by others.

This document is Copyright (c) 1996 by Joel Risberg. It may be freely distributed as long as no fee is charged and providing the author's name and this notice remain intact. Any other use requires written permission from the author.

-1.0 Introduction (alt.music.james-taylor)
With a career that spans more than twenty-five years, it's no ...
-2.1 JT World Wide Web Page (James Taylor)
Users with access to a World Wide Web browser such as Mosaic or Lynx can ...
-2.2 JT FTP Site (James Taylor)
The current FAQ, graphics files, lyrics, tour schedule, and the amj-t ...
-3.0 Biography / chronology (James Taylor)
James Vernon Taylor was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 12, 1948 ...
-4.1.1 U.S. Albums (James Taylor)
James Taylor and the Original Flying Machine -- Recorded 1966-67, released ...
-4.1.2 Non-U.S. Albums (James Taylor)
Classic Songs -- 1987 - CBS/WEA (Germany)...
-4.2 Singles (James Taylor)
Carolina In My Mind / Taking It In (3/69)...
-4.3.1 Solos (James Taylor)
A League Of Their Own ...
-4.3.2 Duets, Trios, and Backup (James Taylor)
- Mockingbird -- Duet with then-wife Carly Simon on her album, Hotcakes,...
-4.3.3 Other Compositions (James Taylor)
- Wrote Millworker, Brother Trucker, and the music for Un ...
-4.4.1 Concert Videos (James Taylor)
James Taylor in Concert -- 1979 - Warner Bros....
-4.4.2 Single-Song Music Videos (James Taylor)
- Her Town ...
-4.4.3 Appearances In Other Videos (James Taylor)
- No Nukes - JT performs Mockingbird with Carly Simon, Your ...
-4.5 Miscellaneous Work (James Taylor)
- Musical Director for 1985 Film Smooth Talk with Laura Dern and ...
-4.6 Bootlegs (James Taylor)
Note: Many of JT's shows have been recorded and passed among collectors....
-5.1 Saturday Night Live (NBC network - U.S.) (James Taylor)
Mid-October, 1976 - Sang Shower the People and Sweet Baby James....
-5.2 "The Tonight Show" -- NBC Network (U.S.) (James Taylor)
Oct. or Nov. 1985 - Host: Gary ...
-5.3 "Sesame Street" (PBS Network - U.S.) (James Taylor)
Several appearances on the daily children's television program....
-5.4 Concerts on TV (James Taylor)
James Taylor Sings James Taylor -- 1970 U.K. television appearance....
-5.5 Radio (James Taylor)
1970 - Performed with Joni Mitchell on BBC radio show. See section 4.5....
-5.6 Major Live Performances (James Taylor)
1979 - MUSE/No Nukes concerts - 5 shows from Sept. 19-23....
-5.7 "The Simpsons" - animated weekly series on Fox Network (U.S.) (James Taylor)
2/24/94 - JT appeared as himself in an episode centering on Homer Simpson ...
-5.8 "Late Night With David Letterman" (James Taylor)
11/86 - JT performs Only a Dream In Rio....
-5.9 "CBS This Morning" (James Taylor)
10/93 - JT performed Oh What a Beautiful Morning and was interviewed....
-6.2 Major Articles/Interviews (James Taylor)
Acoustic
-6.3 Sheet Music and Music Books (courtesy of Ken Kwartler) (James Taylor)
James Taylor -- 1971 - Amsco Music Publishing Co....
-7.1 "Fire and Rain" (James Taylor song origins)
From William Palmer (wpalmer@oasys.dt.navy.mil):...
-7.2 "Sweet Baby James" (James Taylor song origins)
The song is most likely about JT's brother Alex's son, James, though ...
-7.3 "Mona" (James Taylor song origins)
From Ethan Harvey (sunking@inca.gate.net):...
-7.4 "Suite for 20G" (James Taylor song origins)
From Ken Kwartler (kmklegal@corp.sgi.com):...
-7.5 "Mexico" (James Taylor song origins)
From Carrie Schwanke (ces@gwis.circ.gwu.edu):...
-7.6 "Steamroller" (James Taylor song origins)
Here, in JT's own words, is the explanation for Steamroller. This ...
-7.7 Quick Takes (James Taylor song origins)
From Ken Kwartler (kmklegal@corp.sgi.com):...
-7.8 "B.S.U.R." (James Taylor song origins)
From Thorbjorn Nilsson (nilsson@ursus.se)...
-8.1 The Rock in Rio concerts in January 1985 (James Taylor)
From Andre Valente (andre@lri.jur.uva.nl):...
-8.2 Carly Simon's "You're So Vain" (James Taylor)
People often suggest that the song is about JT, but according to ...
-8.3 JT/Carly Simon breakup (James Taylor)
From Carrie Schwanke (ces@gwis.circ.gwu.edu):...
-8.4 JT's Guitars and Pickups (James Taylor)
From Sergio Ramirez (bsergio@cs.utexas.edu) citing a Spring 1992 ...
-8.5 Randy Newman's Rock Opera (James Taylor)
From Ken Kwartler (kmklegal@corp.sgi.com):...
-8.6 JT's Nicknames (James Taylor)
From Ellen M. Roberts (eu176@cleveland.freenet.edu):...
-8.7 Summer '94 Tour Set List (James Taylor)
From Ken Kwartler (kmklegal@corp.sgi.com):...
-8.8 '94-'95 Symphonic Tour Set List (James Taylor)
From Daniel Barron (76307.52@CompuServe.COM):...
-8.9 The Flying Machine Album (James Taylor)
From the liner notes of one of the many versions of this album:...
-9.1.1 Alex (JT's Family - James Taylor related artists)
1971 - With Friends and ...
-9.1.2 Livingston (JT's Family - James Taylor related artists)
- Faculty member at Berklee College of Music in Boston....
-9.1.3 Kate (JT's Family - James Taylor related artists)
1971 - Sister Kate - Atco/...
-9.1.4 Hugh (JT's Family - James Taylor related artists)
- Owns an inn on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts called The Outermost Inn....
-9.1.5 Ben (son with Carly Simon) (JT's Family - James Taylor related artists)
- Appeared in Levi's jeans Commercials circa ...
-9.2.1 Carly Simon (JT Alumni - James Taylor related artists)
- JT's ex-wife and frequent ...
-9.2.2 Carole King (JT Alumni - James Taylor related artists)
- Wrote JT's major hit You've Got A Friend and many other ...
-9.2.3 Joni Mitchell (JT Alumni - James Taylor related artists)
- Frequent collaborator and successful ...
-9.2.4 Others (James Taylor related artists)
Peter
-10.1 Where To Find JT's Albums (James Taylor)
All of the U.S. albums are still available on tape and CD....
-10.2 Fan Mail (James Taylor)
Try reaching JT through his manager, Peter Asher: ...
-10.3 How To Use the World Wide Web (James Taylor)
What the Web Is:...
-11.0 Acknowledgements (alt.music.james-taylor FAQ)
A special thank you to Ken Kwartler (kmklegal@corp.sgi.com), ...









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