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About James Taylor
James Taylor is an American songwriter and singer. He has won the Grammy Award five times.
James started singing in 1966. He gained fame with “Fire and Rain” off of the album he collaborated with Carole King on called “Sweet Baby James”. Rolling Stone lists “Sweet Baby James” as #103 on its list of Top 500 Greatest Albums of All-Time. James had another big hit with the cover song “You’ve Got A Friend” which he had musical guest Joni Mitchell as lead backup singer.
James has been married three times. His first marriage was with fellow singer, Carole King. He then married Harvard grad, Kathryn Walker. He is presently married to actress Caroline Smedvig. James has 4 children, including his youngest 2 sons who are twins.
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Famous quotes by James Taylor
I believe 100 percent in the power and importance of music.James Taylor
I don't read music. I don't write it. So I wander around on the guitar until something starts to present itself.James Taylor
I know there are people who don't like their audience or like the experience of being recognized or celebrated, but my audience has been very good - they don't bother me and when they do contact me it's usually on the nicest possible terms.James Taylor
I'm glad about what's happening to the music business. This last crop of people we had in the 90s, who are going away now, they didn't like music. They didn't trust musicians. They wanted something else from it.James Taylor
I'm very unstable there's no stability in a musician's life at all. You live on a bus or on the road hand to mouth and you don't know where your money's coming from.James Taylor
If you think my music is sentimental and self-absorbed, I agree with you.James Taylor
It's probably foolish to expect relationships to go on forever and to say that because something only lasts 10 years, it's a failure.James Taylor
Music is like a huge release of tension.James Taylor
Music is my living. I enjoy selling my music.James Taylor
People should watch out for three things: avoid a major addiction, don't get so deeply into debt that it controls your life, and don't start a family before you're ready to settle down.James Taylor
Performing is a profound experience, at least for me.James Taylor
Performing is a profound experience, at least for me. It's not as if I sit down and play 'Fire and Rain' by myself, just to hear it again. But to offer it up... the energy that it somehow summons live takes me right back, and I do get a reconnection to the emotions.James Taylor
Sobering up was responsible for breaking up my marriage. That's what it couldn't stand.James Taylor
That's the motivation of an artist - to seek attention of some kind.James Taylor
Though 'Fire and Rain' is very personal, for other people it resonates as a sort of commonly held experience... And that's what happens with me. I write things for personal reasons, and then in some cases it... can be a shared experience.James Taylor
Time will take your money, but money won't buy time.James Taylor
James Taylor's Popularity
James Taylor is a famous American singer-songwriter, who was born on March 12, 1948. As a person born on this date, James Taylor is listed in our database as the 12th most popular celebrity for the day (March 12) and the 16th most popular for the year (1948).
People born on March 12 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. James Taylor is the 303rd most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to James Taylor's birthday, James Taylor is the 2454th most famous American and ranks 18th in famous people born in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
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