Users' questions

Where is James Taylor now?

Where is James Taylor now?

James Taylor lives in Lenox. of course, every summer at Tanglewood for multiple shows.

When did James Taylor Release Sweet Baby James?

February 1, 1970
Sweet Baby James/Release date

Who wrote the song Sweet Baby James?

James Taylor
Sweet Baby James/Composers

What was James Taylor’s second album?

Sweet Baby James
In 1970, a country still reeling from Vietnam, the Kennedy and King assassinations and the Manson murders was ready for something calm and introspective. Into that void appeared James Taylor’s second album, Sweet Baby James, one of the landmarks of the burgeoning singer-songwriter movement.

Who is the lead singer of Sweet Baby James?

The James Taylor tribute for all those who love the music of the original JT. If you’re a true James Taylor fan, then you’re in the right place! Sweet Baby James is the best, most authentic-sounding James Taylor tribute band in the U.S. Most important to our sound are the spot-on lead vocals by frontman Bill Griese.

When did James Taylor write Sweet Baby James?

Taylor wrote the song in 1969, when he drove on his way to Richmond, Virginia to see his older brother, the late Alex Taylor. James had recently returned to America after recording his first album in England, and he was shocked to learn that Alex had become a father for the first time in his absence.

Why was Sweet Baby James played at the end of the show?

“Sweet Baby James” has been played at almost every Taylor concert since its release. It is often saved for near or at the end of shows, where it serves as the emotional climax with Taylor performing it as the last encore coming back on stage without his band, or perhaps with just a keyboard player accompanying his guitar.

Where does the song Sweet Baby James take place?

Taylor, who underwent treatment at the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge in his younger years and later became a resident of the Berkshires, has spoken of the song’s geographical reference points: “I really did drive the turnpike from Stockbridge to Boston. I have a real connection to this place.”