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James Taylor - Best of James Taylor

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    Personnel includes: James Taylor (vocals, acoustic guitar); David Crosby, Graham Nash (vocals); Danny Kortchamar (acoustic & electric guitar, congas); Gayle Levant (harp); Michael Brecker, David Sanborn (saxophone); Clarence McDonald (piano, Fender Rho......more

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Artist: Taylor, James
Personnel includes: James Taylor (vocals, acoustic guitar); David Crosby, Graham Nash (vocals); Danny Kortchamar (acoustic & electric guitar, congas); Gayle Levant (harp); Michael Brecker, David Sanborn (saxophone); Clarence McDonald (piano, Fender Rhodes piano); Carole King (piano); Kenny Ascher (electric piano); Leland Sklar (bass); Bobby West (double bass); Russ Kunkel (drums, congas); Jim Keltner (drums); Joni Mitchell (background vocals). Producers include: Peter Asher, David Spinozza, Lenny Waronker, Russ Titelman, Frank Filipetti. Compilation producer: David Melees. Personnel: James Taylor (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, background vocals); Curtis King, Kenia Gould, Zbeto, Elaine Eliaf, Randy Brecker (vocals); Danny Kortchmar (guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, congas); John Sheldon (guitar); David Spinozza (acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Waddy Wachtel (electric guitar); Dan Dugmore, Red Rhodes (steel guitar); Gayle Levant (harp); Byron Berline (fiddle); David Sanborn (saxophone); Michael Brecker (tenor saxophone); Clarence McDonald (piano, Fender Rhodes piano, keyboards); Craig Doerge, Carole King (piano); Kenny Ascher (electric piano); Andrew Gold (harmonium, background vocals); Clifford Carter, Bill Payne (keyboards); Victor Feldman (vibraphone); Bobby West (double bass); Russ Kunkel (drums, congas, shaker, tambourine, percussion); Steve Jordan , Jim Keltner, Rick Marotta (drums); Peter Asher (tambourine); Bobbye Hall (triangle); Airto Moreira, Milt Holland, Ralph MacDonald (percussion); Joni Mitchell, Leah Kunkel (background vocals). Audio Mixers: Frank Filipetti; Harry Maslin; Lee Herschberg; Robert Appere; Val Garay. Audio Remasterers: Dan Hersch; Ted Jensen; Bill Inglot. Liner Note Author: James Taylor . Recording information: A&R Studios, New York, NY (07/??/1968-03/25/1979); Air Studios, Montserrat (07/??/1968-03/25/1979); Atlantic Studios-A, New York, NY (07/??/1968-03/25/1979); Clover Recorders, Hollywood, CA (07/??/1968-03...
See Also:
JT, Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon, Sweet Baby James, Never Die Young, Greatest Hits, The Best of James Taylor [2003]
See Influences:
Eric Andersen, Carole King, Tim Hardin, Bob Dylan, Tom Paxton, Tim Buckley, Buddy Holly, Crosby, Stills & Nash, The Kinks, The Hollies, Peter, Paul and Mary, The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, Smokey Robinson, The Byrds
See Contemporaries:
Kenny Loggins, Harry Chapin, Al Stewart, Christopher Cross, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Gerry Rafferty, David Wilcox, Rickie Lee Jones, Michael McDonald (Vocals/Keys), Paul McCartney, Jackson Browne, J.D. Souther, Neil Diamond, Neil Young, Sting, Jesse Winchester, Bob Lind, Craig Nuttycombe, Art Garfunkel, Tim Buckley, Judy Collins, Lyle Lovett, David Crosby, Warren Zevon, John Denver, George Harrison, Seals & Crofts, Ian Matthews, Dan Fogelberg, Graham Nash, Bread, Andy Pratt, Paul Simon, Bonnie Raitt, Joni Mitchell, Shawn Colvin, Terence Boylan, Van Morrison, England Dan & John Ford Coley, Carly Simon, Randy Newman, Laura Nyro, Badfinger, Cat Stevens, Rod Stewart, America, Joan Baez, Elton John, Don McLean, Tim Moore, Carole King, Steve Forbert, Jim Croce, Todd Rundgren, Joan Armatrading, Suzanne Vega, Anne Murray, Dave Loggins, John Prine, Eagles, Gene Cotton, Livingston Taylor, Steely Dan, Gordon Lightfoot
Track Listing:
Disc 1:
  1. 1 Something in the Way She Moves
  2. 2 Sweet Baby James
  3. 3 Fire and Rain
  4. 4 Country Road
  5. 5 You've Got a Friend
  6. 6 You Can Close Your Eyes
  7. 7 Long Ago and Far Away
  8. 8 Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
  9. 9 Walking Man
  10. 10 How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)
  11. 11 Mexico
  12. 12 Shower the People
  13. 13 Golden Moments
  14. 14 Steamroller Blues - (live)
  15. 15 Carolina in My Mind
  16. 16 Handy Man
  17. 17 Your Smiling Face
  18. 18 Up on the Roof
  19. 19 Only a Dream in Rio
  20. 20 Bittersweet
Rock & Pop
Folk Rock
Rhino Records
Number of Discs:
Compact Disc
Studio or Live:
Mono or Stereo:
SPARS Coding:
70 : 43
Guest Artist:
Carole King; Joni Mitchell; David Sanborn; Graham Nash; David Crosby
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