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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 02.17.2016 | 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 12.28.2015 | 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 12.16.2015 | 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...

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

Tavis Smiley | Posted 09.29.2015 | 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 09.09.2015 | 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 ...

Student Who Walks Home In Cold After McDonald's Shift Gets Help From Kind Cop, Internet

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 03.04.2015 | Good News

You don’t always have to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes to understand their needs. Jonesboro, Arkansas, police officer John Shipman prove...

Conversations with Peter Asher, Denny Laine, Big Star's Jody Stephens and Red's Michael Barnes, Plus Rachael Sage & Judy Collins and Goodnight, Texas Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.21.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Rachael Sage, "I don't do many cover songs--because I've been writing my own compositions since I was a little kid, it's just not really my thing generally, and I can count the ones I've recorded on less than one hand."

Andraé Crouch: An Artist for the Ages

Mark Joseph | Posted 03.20.2015 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

"Now he belongs to the ages," was my first thought when I got the call that my friend Andraé Crouch had succumbed to the heart attack that felled him the week before. As grandiose as it may sound, he was a musical giant who may one day be fully appreciated in death in ways that sometimes eluded him in life.

John Kerry Decides The Best Way To Apologize To France Is To Have James Taylor Perform

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

Secretary of State John Kerry was in France Friday to try and mend relations after top U.S. officials were criticized this week for not sending a more...

My Chats with Tom Rush

Lauren Daley | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
Lauren Daley

Rush, 73, has a voice that has only warmed and deepened with age -- he sounds better now than he did 40 years ago.

The End of the '60s? Where Do I Begin...

Michael Sigman | Posted 12.01.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

It was winter, 1971, my last semester as a philosophy major at Bucknell University. Studying Plato, Kant, Sartre and company had been invaluable for its own sake; that it had taught me to think critically and act decisively was a bonus.

Rita Wilson Riffs on Taking Risks at Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.27.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Rita Wilson told a funny story about having worked with Bobby Short, resident star singer pianist at this special supper club back in the day. "It was a commercial," she laughed and sang a few notes from the Charlie ad, and we never really met. That was my brush with greatness."