Tag Archives: James Taylor

Playing With Dad

Last week Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy released a song with his son Spencer on drums.  They’re releasing an album called Sukierae  (pronounced “sue-key-ray”).  According to dictionary.com, it’s not really a word so we’ll just have to trust the Tweedys’ on this one.  Any fan of Tweedy’s work will love this song and he allows Spencer plenty […]

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Musical Couples

This week I’m going to see Patty Griffin and the very next day, Robert Plant.  Both have off days on the day their significant other is playing so I’m hoping they’ll each make a cameo at their partner’s show.  It’s a great musical couple and in salute to this couple I’m listing a few other […]

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The Section

Thanks to the movie, The Wrecking Crew, you might have heard of a band of ace musicians that played on those brilliant pop songs from the 60’s Thanks to the movie, “Standing In The Shadows of Motown“, you might have heard of the band of ace musicians that played on all those brilliant Motown songs. […]

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A Fine Line

As a brilliant philosopher/musician/actor once said, “There is a fine line between stupid and clever“.  I’m still trying to figure out if Jimmy Fallon’s clever impersonation of James Taylor was stupid as it alienates half of his audience with his endorsement of Barrack Obama.  The twist is though he’s acting as James Taylor who definitely […]

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Fire And Rain

1967-The Summer Of Love-All You Need Is Love 1968-The Summer of Hate-Revolution 1969-The Summer of Woodstock-With A Little Help From My Friends (Joe Cocker) 1970-The Beatles break up-Let It Be…so do Simon and Garfunkel When you think of musically defining years, 1970 rarely comes up in the conversation but Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon and […]

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