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James Taylor plays Obama fundraiser in Michigan

The Detroit News covers James Taylor’s appearance at a Barack Obama fundraiser in Royal Oak, Michigan, Sunday. He performed “You’ve Got a Friend” and “You Can Close Your Eyes” with his wife Kim Taylor. According to the article, he will … Continue reading

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Carole King performs “You’ve Got a Friend” and “Beautiful” at the MDA Show of Strength

The Muscular Dystrophy Association has posted to their YouTube channel three videos of Carole King at their live MDA Show of Strength fundraiser, where she performed “You’ve Got a Friend” with a string quartet. There’s also a web exclusive of … Continue reading

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James Taylor’s mini-concert at the Democratic National Convention

PBS News Hour posted to their YouTube channel yesterday a 16-minute video of James Taylor’s performance at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, shortly after the real thing was broadcast live. James performed “Carolina In My Mind,” “You’ve … Continue reading

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James Taylor to John Williams on his 80th Birthday: “You’ve Got A Friend”

James Taylor performed Carole King’s “You’ve Got A Friend” with cellist Owen Young for John Williams’ 80th Birthday Celebration at Tanglewood last Saturday night. Yo-Yo Ma and Steven Speilberg also appeared, among others. The Boston Globe has a review of … Continue reading

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Ben Taylor releases Listening, Oh Brother single references Carole King’s You’ve Got A Friend

Ben Taylor, the son of James Taylor and Carly Simon, released his newest album last week. Titled Listening, it is getting great reviews so far and may be his best yet. He’s currently touring. In an interview at The Huffington … Continue reading

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Joni Mitchell’s Blue is Second Greatest Album of All Time (aka, The Weaker Gender Consolation Prize)

According to Rolling Stone, Joni Mitchell‘s seminal 1971 album Blue is second only to Aretha Franklin’s I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You on their newest list, Women Who Rock: 50 Greatest Albums of All Time. While … Continue reading

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