There’s a blog called Lemons Are Not Red. I’m not exactly sure what the significance of the color red is to lemons, but apparently not being red is a good thing. Anyway, this post from that blog is a great reflection on James Taylor’s music.
Actually, I think all of James’ songs have something to do with true love, even if the truth of it is that it hurts. […] Whether he is seeing some other couple in love, he himself is in love, or he’s talking about home.
It ends with this YouTube video of James Taylor and Carly Simon performing “You Can Close Your Eyes” from November 1977: