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James Taylor: Universal Amphitheatre, LA

Live Review by Harvey Kubernik, Melody Maker, August 1975

JAMES TAYLOR'S UNIVERSAL Amphitheatre gig, though predictable at times, established new beginnings for the folkster as he returned to the Southland for the first time ...

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James Taylor: The Saga of Sweet Baby James

Profile by Jacoba Atlas, Circus, May 1970

"Goodnight you moonlight ladies Rock-a-bye Sweet Baby James" ...

James Taylor: Sweet Baby James (Warner Bros.)

Review by Ben Edmonds, Fusion, May 1970

JAMES TAYLOR was the first artist signed to the Beatles’ Apple label, and ironically, the first to leave it as well. While there, he produced ...

James Taylor Comes To Town

Profile and Interview by Penny Valentine, Sounds, October 1970

JAMES TAYLOR was in town and you could tell it by the buzz in the air and the musicians who walked around muttering his name ...

James Taylor, Matthews' Southern Comfort: Palladium, London

Live Review by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, October 1970

THE CLUMSY, gangling, instantly lovable James Taylor conquered the London Palladium and made his eventual return to England a triumphant one on Sunday. ...

Joni Mitchell in with James

Report by Penny Valentine, Sounds, October 1970

JONI MITCHELL flew into London last Sunday – with James Taylor the man with whom she is being romantically linked. ...

On Location With James Taylor

Report and Interview by Jacoba Atlas, Circus, April 1971

DURANT, OKLAHOMA – James Taylor and Dennis Wilson (drummer of the Beach Boys) were into their sixth week of filming their first movie. The toll ...

James and Alex Taylor: And He Played Real Good For Free

Report by Al Aronowitz, Melody Maker, April 1971

CHILMARK, MASSACHUSETTS.The Island Children's School gave its first annual benefit concert here last January 12 and if you've read The Vineyard Gazette then you know ...

James Taylor: Mud Slide Slim And The Blue Horizon (Warner Reprise)

Review by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, May 1971

GOOD OLD predictable James has done it again. He offers not the slightest hint of surprise on his new album, and as expected he has ...

James Taylor: On The Road With Sweet Baby James

Interview by Keith Altham, Record Mirror, May 1971

AMONG THE very few road managers who have put their heads, hearts, hands and feet into their work is Super-Scot Eric Barrett who hit the ...

Danny Kootch: Danny Boy

Interview by Roy Hollingworth, Melody Maker, July 1971

YOU GET this sweaty little record company office and you're issued with the regulation afternoon tea or coffee. Danny Kootch looks suitably bloated by both ...

James Taylor

Profile and Interview by Keith Altham, Petticoat, October 1971

AS OPPOSED to coming on strong in the time honoured tradition of super-stars – James Taylor comes on weak! He is the first and the ...

The Producers: Peter Asher

Interview by Harold Bronson, Hit Parader, 1972

HIT PARADER: From Peter and Gordon, how did you get into producing? ...

Carly Simon Serves Up Hotcakes

Profile and Interview by Michael Gross, Circus, May 1974

Carly's new LP offers an intimate peek into the home of one of America's most sought-after and most reclusive couples. ...

James Taylor: Milwaukee Auditorium, Milwaukee

Live Review by Barbara Charone, Rolling Stone, June 1974

Magic in Milwaukee ...

James Taylor: Gorilla

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, July 1975

JAMES TAYLOR pretty much wrote the book for the singer/songwriters of the Seventies. That may be a dubious distinction but Taylor's early work, characterized by ...

James Taylor: Gorilla (Warner Bros.)/Carly Simon: Playing Possum (Elektra)

Review by Wayne Robins, Creem, September 1975

THOUGH BOTH James Taylor and Carly Simon have been frequently castigated for being sensitive rich kids, I'm surprised we've never congratulated James for transcending his ...

James Taylor: In My Pocket

Review by Miles, New Musical Express, July 1976

MOST OF US drift into comfortable mediocrity; in the end it's hard to avoid, particularly if your career had dumped wads and wads of money ...

James Taylor: J. T. (CBS)

Review by Fred Dellar, New Musical Express, August 1977

BACK IN 71, it seemed that the Sweet Baby was every body's favourite. He'd already had a massive hit with 'Fire And Rain', while a ...

Peter Asher: A World Of Sound

Interview by Bill DeMain, Performing Songwriter, April 1999

"I ALWAYS found the studio a fascinating place," says producer Peter Asher, "and the process of assembling a track and figuring out what each musician ...

One Part Genius...The Trail to October Road

Essay by Craig W. Thomas, unpublished, 2002

WHEN I WAS 14 years old the person I most wanted to be was James Taylor. It's a long time ago now. 1971. I remember ...

James Taylor: One Man Band

Review by Barney Hoskyns, eMusic.com, November 2007

BACK IN THE protopunk wars of the early '70s, we were all supposed to revile James Taylor and his kind. "James Taylor Marked For Death," ...

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