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James Taylor artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

Yo-Yo Ma offered a graciously warm performance of Tchaikovsky's Andante Cantabile for cello and strings with student musicians.

August 13, 2012 Hear an all-star performance with the Boston Symphony, the Boston Pops, Yo-Yo Ma and James Taylor.

Studio Sessions

Joni Mitchell strums her guitar outside the Revolution club in London, circa 1968.

April 9, 2012 Hear past interviews from the masters: Jackson Browne, Carole King, James Taylor and Joni Mitchell.

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January 26, 2009 James Taylor interprets country and R&B standards in a session from World Cafe.

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Interviews & Profiles

James Taylor and Carole King

July 7, 2010 The two legends recently reunited on a tour named for the club where they first performed together.

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January 17, 2009 The songwriter is one of many stars performing in the opening concert of inauguration weekend.

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June 17, 2005 NPR's Ed Gordon talks with legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor about his upcoming tour.

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More Stories

James Taylor and Carole King, who played piano on 'Fire And Rain'.

June 26, 2000 Taylor discusses the iconic song's inspiration, composition, and how he feels about the song now.

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Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

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Live At the Troubadour

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  • Album: Live At the Troubadour
  • Artist: Carole King & James Taylor
  • Label: Concord
  • Released: 2010
 

October Road

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  • Album: October Road
  • Artist: James Taylor
  • Label: Sony
  • Released: 2002