Talk show host Tavis Smiley spoke with Variety magazine about his five favorite guests that he’s had on The Tavis Smiley Show, now approaching its 1,000th episode. His fifth choice was James Taylor:
“All of my professional career, I’ve wanted to interview James Taylor. I’ve traveled all over the country to see him in concert. Finally, about year and a half ago, he came on. He rarely talks, but to me he opened up about his marriage to Carly Simon, his drug problems, kids, about how he’ll sometimes write a song and won’t realize for five years what the song really means. It was just a beautiful conversation.”
It was a great interview. Congratulations to Tavis on his show’s success.