James Taylor

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James Taylor
Taylor in April 2011
Background information
Birth name James Vernon Taylor
Born (1948-03-12) March 12, 1948 (age 70)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Origin Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Genres Folk rock, rock, pop, soft rock, country
Occupations Singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar, harmonica[1]
Years active 1966–present
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
Website www.jamestaylor.com

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.[2] Taylor even performed during Obama's second inauguration.

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