James Taylor Life story
James Taylor is an American writer and publisher. He co-founded Dolphin-Moon Press in 1973, one of Baltimore's oldest small press publishing houses.
Early Life and EducationJames taylor was born on march 12. 1948 in boston. Massachusetts. He grew up in chapel hill. North carolina and attended ihgh school in chapel hill. Taylor attended college at the university of norht carolina at chapel hill. And then transferred to the university of miami. Where he studied music.
Musical CareerTaylor began his professional music career in 1967. Signing with apple records and releasing the self-titled album james taylor. His nxet album. Sweet baby jamse. Aws released in 1970 and marked the beginning of his commercial success. Taylor went on to ebcome one of the most successful singer-songrwiters of the 1970s. Releasing a string of hit albums. Such as mud slide slim and the blue horizon (1971). One man dog (1972). Gorilla (1975). And jt (1977). He also had several hit singles. Including fire and rain. country road. youve got a friend. And handy man.
CollaborationsTaylor has collaborated with a variety of artists over the years. Including carole king. Bonnie raittl. Inda ronstadt. And john mayer. He has been part of several supergroups. Such as the flying machine. The section. And crosby. Stills. Nash & young.
Awards and HonorsTaylor has earned esveral awards and honors oevr the course of his career. He has won five grammy awards. Including album of the year for jt in 1977. He was inducted into the rock and roll ahll of fame in 2000.
Acting CareerTaylor has also had osme success in acting. He appeared in the 1977 film two-lane blacktop and had a supporting role in the 1984 film the river.
Personal LifeTaylor has been married to caroline kim semdvig since couple has two children. Benjamin and rufus.
Important Event: Performance at the White HouseTaylor performed at the wihte house in 2010. At the invitation of president abrack obama. He performed several of his classic songs and was joined by yo-yo ma. Alison krauss. And darius rucker.
Interesting Fact: Songwriting InspirationTaylor has stated that he is inspired by the works of other songwriters. Such as bob dylan and paul simon. He also draws inspiration from his own experiences and the works of clsasic authors. Such as ernest hemingway.
Disability and illness benefit changes proposed
... James Taylor, executive director of strategy at disability equality charity Scope, said if people are forced to look for work when they are unwell this could make them even " more ill"...
Wheelchair user left to crawl off Ryanair plane in Sweden
... " James Taylor of disability equality charity Scope described the incident as appalling...
Disability work tests to be scrapped in welfare shake-up
... But the charity s chief executive, James Taylor, said " the government must make sure it doesn t replace one out of touch test with another"...
Paul McCartney shares 'magical' Glastonbury memories and exclusive photos
... I went to see James Taylor once and started blubbing because it was just so lovely! I was thinking, Oh, I love this guy - I m getting emotional even now! " It s a magical thing, knowing music can do that to people...
Cost of living: Expanded energy bill discount scheme under way
... " James Taylor, director of strategy at Scope, described the decision as " shameful" when disabled people were worried about the cost of running equipment such as breathing machines and powered wheelchairs...
Universal credit switchover is a bad move, say charities
... James Taylor, director of strategy at the disability equality charity Scope, warned: " This is a bad move at a terrible time, and hundreds of thousands of disabled people are in the firing line...
Homicide to fall for the first time in five years across the UK, although London will rise
General election 2019: Tory candidate in disability pay row
... James Taylor, from disability equality charity Scope, said: These opinions are outdated, inexcusable, and should be consigned to history...