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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.

Happy 70th birthday James!

James-taylor.nl congratulates James Taylor on his 70th birthday!

Sweet Baby James pop-up book

On March 12 (James' birthday), James Taylor will release the pop-up book based on the lyrics to "Sweet Baby James". The original release was planned for last year, but was delayed due to problems at the publishing company. The limited-edition book will be sold exclusively on the official James Taylor website.

JT featured on United We Swing

"United We Swing: Best of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Galas," will be released March 23. James Taylor is one of the many artists that are features on this album. Other artists incllude John Mayer, Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton. Proceeds support Jazz at Lincoln Center's music education programs.

On the album will be a live performance of Mean Old Man by James Taylor with the Wynton Marsalis septet.