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5.6 Major Live Performances (James Taylor)




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This article is from the James Taylor FAQ, by Joel Risberg (jrisberg@shore.net) with numerous contributions by others.

5.6 Major Live Performances (James Taylor)

1979 - MUSE/No Nukes concerts - 5 shows from Sept. 19-23.
"The Muse Concert" is available on video. See section 4.4.3.
Highlights of the shows at New York's Madison Square Garden were
released on a triple album (vinyl) and documentary film, both
titled "No Nukes." The show was organized by Musicians United for
Safe Energy, which was a founded by JT, Carly Simon, John Hall and
Bonnie Raitt.

1984 - Rock in Rio concert
Recorded for "Live in Rio" album. See sections 8.2.

1985 - Moscow Rock Festival
Excerpts shown on Showtime cable network (U.S.)

1995 - Rainforest Action Network benefit, Carnegie Hall, NYC 4/12/95.
JT performs "Sweet Baby James", duets with Bruce Springsteen on
"The River", provides backup vocals to Sting's "Fields of Gold",
duets with Sting on Jobim's "Obsession" and performs "It's A
Wonderful Day" with Sting and Elton John. Don Grolnick is listed
as the show's "Music Dorector", and JT's band provides backup for all
the musicians, a list that includes Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Jon Bon
Jovi, Jesse Norman and others.

 

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