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James Taylor (1948) has been active as a singer, guitarist and songwriter since the late Sixties. Many - rightfully - regard him as the "father" of the singer-songwriter genre gat became popular in the early Seventies. His introspective songs, virtuoso acoustic guitar playing and warm voice immediately connected with an audience. This was reflected in a stream of many hit singles and albums. Among his most famous hits are "Fire and Rain", "You've Got a Friend", "Carolina In My Mind", "Handy Man", "Sweet Baby James" en "Little More Time with You". While his most famous songs may have been released over forty years ago, his career has everything but stagnated. He continuous to release new albums, and his live concerts are among the most successful and appreciated in the world.

On this Dutch/English website you will find everything you have to know about James Taylor. From news messages and tour schemes to an overview of all his music that is currently available.

Tour 2017: Asia, Australia and New Zealand

Last week the first dates for a 2017 James Taylor tour have been announced. For the first time since 2010 James will travel to Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The (pre-)sale for some of the shows has already started.

Here, There and Everywhere

American radio host Howard Stern has assembled an all-star cast of musicians to record a tribute to the Beatles landmark album Revolver, which turned 50 years old in August. James Taylor has contributed a cover of "Here, There and Everywhere". James and bassist Jimmy Johnson recorded the song earlier this year in a hotel room closet while on tour. The album premieres this Friday, October 7th on the Howard Stern Show.

Kennedy Center Honors

James Taylor has been selected to be among the Kennedy Center Honorees of this year. The Kennedy Center in Washington gives our these honors every year to people who have contributed significantly to American culture. Other recipient this year are Mavis Staples, the Eagles and Al Pacino. De ceremony is scheduled for december 4 of this year. It will be broadcasted on CBS on december 27.