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Mavis Staples Feted At Kennedy Center Honors

Reuters | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.05.2016 | Black Voices

Washington celebrated singer-songwriter James Taylor, actor Al Pacino, and gospel vocalist Mavis Staples at the annual Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday...

North Carolina Writers Wish Gov. Pat McCrory A Very LGBT-Friendly Birthday

The Huffington Post | Emily Tate | Posted 10.18.2016 | Politics

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) received a sharp, snarky birthday surprise in his local paper on Monday. Writers for a Progressive North Carolina ...

I'm With Stupid: The Auditory Purgatory Of America, Chicago And Bread

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.27.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Satellite radio is great because it has so many stations to choose from. But each of those stations is narrowly focused and intended for people who might be listening in their car for an hour or so -- not people sitting in an office all day.

James Taylor At Fenway Park: One Of Ours, Still Going Strong

Michael Levin | Posted 09.21.2016 | Arts
Michael Levin

I caught the James Taylor concert at Fenway Park last month, and it's the first time in my life I've truly felt middle-aged. As the Who sang, I'm tal...

The Astonishingly Complex Process

Shayne Looper | Posted 08.30.2016 | Religion
Shayne Looper

I came back from school one day in early September and went to my grandparent's house. I didn't go to our house because my parents were shuttling between home and University Hospital, where my older brother was being treated. The leukemia had been in remission for months, and he had been doing better. But when it came back, it was overwhelming.

Summer Sizzlers: July 2016; Cultural And Charitable Catch-Up

Jill Lynne | Posted 07.26.2016 | Arts
Jill Lynne

Cultural and Charitable Catch-Up: Summer Sizzlers; July 2016 Test & Photographs, © Jill Lynne 2016 From James Taylor through the Greenwich Village S...

Eric Anders Is a Singer-Songwriter for Iron & Wine Fans

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 05.24.2016 | Entertainment
Rebecca Bohanan

Bringing back a sound singer-songwriters have mostly been missing since the 90's, when acts like Duncan Sheik and Dave Matthews Band ruled the airwaves, Big World is instantly tranquilizing.

Meet Rock's Historian: The Man Who Captured the '60s on film

Lauren Daley | Posted 05.20.2016 | Arts
Lauren Daley

(Neil Young at his Laurel Canyon barn, circa 1969. Credit: Henry Diltz.) If I had a time machine, I'd head for Laurel Canyon in the late 1960s. At th...

James Taylor Pens Romantic Anniversary Post For His Wife Of 15 Years

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 02.19.2016 | Weddings

How sweet it is to be loved by James Taylor. On February 18, the singer-songwriter and his wife Caroline "Kim" Smedvig celebrated their 15th wedding ...

When an Actual Grammy Watches the Grammys...

Xaque Gruber | Posted 02.16.2017 | TV
Xaque Gruber

Mom's favorite performance of the night was Joey Alexander, the 12 year old piano virtuoso -- the evening's youngest nominee, and the only one to score a perfect "10" from both of us.

WATCH: This A Capella-Beatbox Collaboration Is MLK's Dream Personified

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.19.2016 | Good News

If Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream had to be expressed in a single song, the unique musical collaboration below would surely be it. Using only their vo...

Beyond Bono: Music and Philanthropy

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 12.28.2016 | Entertainment
Linda Novick O'Keefe

I wish I could sing, and belt out every feeling like Nina Simone or sing a love letter to my daughter like Paul Simon. I love music and have long been impressed with the artists that enrich our world in so many ways.

Carly Simon: Still 'Living Like a Flower While the Boys Grow in the Trees.' The Singer Opens Up About Life, Love and Music

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 12.16.2016 | Entertainment
Dustin Fitzharris

Carly Simon admits she's a bit of a recluse who goes through fads of eating certain foods for long stretches of time. She calls it her healthy little secret. "It's been this for the past year and a half." She suddenly stops herself.

Boys In/Songs From The Trees: Carly Simon Shares Secrets, Plus Chapell, Cameron Dezen Hammon, Daiana Solange Segovia, Nick Urb and Marcus King Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

On the title track of her classic album No Secrets, Carly Simon sings, "Sometimes I wish that I never knew some of those secrets of yours." With the release of her autobiography, Boys In The Trees: A Memoir, Simon surrenders so many secrets that one might find him or herself reiterating that same sentiment.

The 'Mysterious Darkness' In James Taylor's Family Tree

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 11.30.2015 | OWN

Over the years James Taylor has been candid about his personal struggles, from opening up about spending time as a teen in a psychiatric hospital to d...

How James Taylor Jump-Starts His Creative Process

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 11.25.2015 | OWN

Looking at the work of an artist like James Taylor, you might wonder how he kept churning out hit after hit. "Fire and Rain," "Sweet Baby James," "Car...

Obama Honors 17 Medal Of Freedom Recipients

AP | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.05.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award Tuesday, including giants of the entertain...

Music Legend James Taylor on Passing Namesake Taylor Swift to Claim #1 Billboard Spot

Tavis Smiley | Posted 09.28.2016 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Tonight, I'm joined by the incomparable singer-songwriter James Taylor for the first of a two-night conversation. Taylor's first studio album in thirteen years, Before This World features ten tracks with guest appearances by Sting and Yo-Yo Ma.

Midnight McCartney & The Unity Sessions: Chats with Pat Metheny and John Pizzarelli, Plus Kim Edwards and Art Schop

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.09.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"This one was totally by surprise. The first one was an idea we dreamed up back at RCA. We didn't have any letter from Paul McCartney saying, 'Make a Beatle record,' but this one was out of the clear blue."

Miles Davis At Newport: Chats with George Wein, David Benoit and Stevie Holland, Plus Fireships, Labor Camp and Delta Deep Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.24.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

George, you're associated with the creation of the new box set Miles Davis At Newport 1955-1975. What was it like for you the first time you saw him at Newport?

Jimmy Fallon Does James Taylor Impression With ... The Real James Taylor

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.18.2015 | Comedy

We've seen fire, and we've seen rain, but ... this is a first. Jimmy Fallon is known for great musical impressions like Neil Young and Bruce Spring...

Before This World: Chatting With James Taylor, Plus Joan Baez Receives Ambassador of Conscience Award

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.16.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to James Taylor: "Music is that spiritual thing -- that's the thing that compels us so much: It's real. And when it connects with you, you don't make a decision about it."

My Starting 9

Mike Kotsopoulos | Posted 06.09.2016 | College
Mike Kotsopoulos

My dad once told me two kinds of days exist on the Vineyard: Beach days and garbage. On Thursday, by the grace of God, we finally received the former.

So, James Taylor Has A New Song About The Boston Red Sox

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.04.2015 | Sports

James Taylor can expect a Bronx cheer from Yankee fans for this. The honey-voiced singer-songwriter has penned a song about his beloved Boston Red ...

James Taylor's Next Album Comes Out This June

www.ew.com | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment

James Taylor hasn’t released an album of original songs since 2002’s "October Road," but he’s making a comeback this summer when he releases ...