2001 – James Taylor ties the knot with longtime girlfriend Caroline “Kim” Smedvig. The two marry at a Boston church during a small ceremony attended by about 50 family and friends. Smedvig, an executive with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, is given away by John Williams, the Hollywood film composer and Boston Pops conductor laureate. Andre […]
1972 – James Taylor, Carole King and Barbra Streisand perform a benefit concert for Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern.
1970 – ‘Sweet Baby James’ enters the Billboard chart. The song stays on the chart for over a hundred weeks, peaking at #3 and launching the singer/songwriter movement
1948 – James Taylor is born in Boston. His biggest hit is the million-selling No. 1 song You’ve Got a Friend in 1971. Lyrics: Just yesterday morning they let me know you were gone Susanne the plans they made put an end to you I walked out this morning and I wrote down this song […]