James Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer and songwriter. He is popular for his songs "Fire and Rain", "You've Got a Friend", and "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)". Taylor is a Democrat and attended the 2012 Democratic National Convention in support of President Obama's re-election. Taylor even performed during Obama's second inauguration.
Taylor in April 2011
|Birth name||James Vernon Taylor|
|Born||March 12, 1948|
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Origin||Chapel Hill, North Carolina|
|Genres||Folk rock, rock, pop, soft rock, country|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, harmonica|
|Labels||Apple, Capitol, EMI, Warner Bros., Columbia, SME, Hear Music|
|Associated acts||Carole King, Carly Simon, Eric Clapton, Joe Walsh, Joni Mitchell, J.D. Souther, Stevie Wonder, Art Garfunkel, Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, David Crosby, Don Henley|
- "James Taylor Vinyl Records: Buy & Sell James Taylor CDs LPs Albums; Discography & Bio". Prex.com. 1948-03-12. Retrieved 2011-03-03.
- Tran, Vivyan (September 7, 2012). "Celebrities spotted at the Democratic National Convention". Politico.
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