James Taylor Sweet Baby James Gold CD
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Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Rated 104/500!
Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs of All Time - "Fire And Rain" - Rated 227/500!
James Taylor's second album, Sweet Baby James, released in early 1970, is the
album that secured his spot among the most important singer/songwriters of all
time. The album features "Fire and Rain", which reached #3 on the Billboard Hot
100. "Country Road" was another Top 40 hit that struck a chord with music fans,
especially because of its attractive mixture of folk, country, gospel, and blues
elements. While Taylor gets help from some friends such as Carole King on piano
and future Eagles bassist Randy Meisner, it's his stellar songwriting and
heartfelt vocals that shot this album to #3 on the Billboard Album Charts and
earned a 1971 Grammy nomination for Album of the Year. This recording launched
Taylor's career - he's won more than 40 gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards
as well as five Grammy Awards and was inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall
of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
"Taylor wrote the three verses of this song ["Fire And Rain"] in three phases following the breakup of his band the Flying Machine. The first came in a London flat while he was signed to the Apple label, the second in a New York hospital as he kicked heroin and the third during a stay in a Massachusetts psychiatric facility. 'It's like three samplings of what I went through,' he said." - Rolling Stone
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1. Sweet Baby James
2. Lo and Behold
3. Sunny Skies
5. Country Road
6. Oh, Susannah
7. Fire and Rain
9. Anywhere Like Heaven
10. Oh Baby, Don't You Loose Your Lip On Me
11. Suite For 20G