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* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: "Gorilla"

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* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: "Gorilla""Gorilla". It's about a gorilla.



* IntercourseWithYou: "Don't let me be Lonely Tonight."

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* HumanPopsicle: "The Frozen Man" tells the story of William James [=McPhee=], a sailor born in Liverpool in 1843 who was frozen in ice after a shipwreck and brought back to life in the [=1990s=]. While [=McPhee=] ends up amazed with the progress of humanity, seeing the graves of both his wife and daughter makes him tell the doctors "don't leave nothing to work on" once he dies.
* IntercourseWithYou: "Don't let me be Let Me Be Lonely Tonight."Tonight" is all about this, albeit trying to seduce the recipient of the song by being sweet and calming.



* ListOfExperiencesSpeech: "Fire and Rain"

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* ListOfExperiencesSpeech: "Fire and Rain"Rain" is all about things he himself has gone through. The line "sweet dreams and flying machines in pieces on the ground" in particular refer to old album titles that failed to chart.

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His personal website can be found [[https://www.jamestaylor.com/home/ here]].


In 1977, Taylor released his first album on Creator/ColumbiaRecords, ''JT'', which spawned the hit "Your Smiling Face" and was a success. This was followed by a rather long period during which Taylor was rather unsuccessful. He was prone to alcoholism and drug abuse. He ended up divorcing Carly Simon in 1983; the title of his 1981 album ''Dad Loves His Work'' came, in fact, from the response Taylor gave to an ultimatum Simon had given him if he wanted their marriage to continue. Two years later, he married actress Kathryn Walker. Although Walker helped him overcome his heroin struggles, they eventually divorced in 1996. In 2001, Taylor married Caroline "Kim" Smedvig, who was the Boston Symphony Orchestra's longtime former director of public relations and marketing. Interestingly enough, she was once married to the late trumpeter Rolf Smedvig, who also played in the BSO and was one of the founding members of the Empire Brass Quintet. Taylor has also performed with the BSO's sister orchestra, the Boston Pops Orchestra.

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In 1977, Taylor released his first album on Creator/ColumbiaRecords, ''JT'', which spawned the hit "Your Smiling Face" and was a success. This was followed by a rather long period during which Taylor was rather unsuccessful. He was prone to alcoholism and drug abuse. He ended up divorcing Carly Simon in 1983; the title of his 1981 album ''Dad Loves His Work'' came, in fact, from the response Taylor gave to an ultimatum Simon had given him if he wanted their marriage to continue. Two years later, he married actress Kathryn Walker. Although Walker helped him overcome his heroin struggles, they eventually divorced in 1996. In 2001, Taylor married Caroline "Kim" Smedvig, Hessberg, who was the Boston Symphony Orchestra's longtime former director of public relations and marketing. Interestingly enough, she was once married to the late trumpeter Rolf Smedvig, who also played in the BSO and was one of the founding members of the Empire Brass Quintet. Taylor has also performed with the BSO's sister orchestra, the Boston Pops Orchestra.


* ChristmasMusic: ''James Taylor at Christmas''

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* ChristmasMusic: ChristmasSongs: ''October Road'' includes his cover of "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas", which was later included on his full-length album of holiday tunes, ''James Taylor at Christmas''Christmas''.


* ChristmasMusic: ''James Taylor at Christmas''



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In 1977, Taylor released his first album on Creator/ColumbiaRecords, ''JT'', which spawned the hit "Your Smiling Face" and was a success. This was followed by a rather long period during which Taylor was rather unsuccessful. He was prone to alcoholism and drug abuse. He ended up divorcing Carly Simon in 1983; the title of his 1981 album ''Dad Loves His Work'' came, in fact, from the response Taylor gave to an ultimatum Simon had given him if he wanted their marriage to continue. Two years later, he married actress Kathryn Walker. Although Walker helped him overcome his heroin struggles, they eventually divorced in 1996. In 2001, Taylor married Caroline "Kim" Smedvig, who was the Boston Symphony Orchestra's longtime former director of public relations and marketing; interestingly enough, she was once married to the late trumpeter Rolf Smedvig (who also played in the BSO and was one of the founding members of the Empire Brass quintet).

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In 1977, Taylor released his first album on Creator/ColumbiaRecords, ''JT'', which spawned the hit "Your Smiling Face" and was a success. This was followed by a rather long period during which Taylor was rather unsuccessful. He was prone to alcoholism and drug abuse. He ended up divorcing Carly Simon in 1983; the title of his 1981 album ''Dad Loves His Work'' came, in fact, from the response Taylor gave to an ultimatum Simon had given him if he wanted their marriage to continue. Two years later, he married actress Kathryn Walker. Although Walker helped him overcome his heroin struggles, they eventually divorced in 1996. In 2001, Taylor married Caroline "Kim" Smedvig, who was the Boston Symphony Orchestra's longtime former director of public relations and marketing; interestingly marketing. Interestingly enough, she was once married to the late trumpeter Rolf Smedvig (who Smedvig, who also played in the BSO and was one of the founding members of the Empire Brass quintet).
Quintet. Taylor has also performed with the BSO's sister orchestra, the Boston Pops Orchestra.


In 1977, Taylor released his first album on Creator/ColumbiaRecords, ''JT'', which spawned the hit "Your Smiling Face" and was a success. This was followed by a rather long period during which Taylor was rather unsuccessful. He was prone to alcoholism and drug abuse. He ended up divorcing Carly Simon in 1983; the title of his 1981 album ''Dad Loves His Work'' came, in fact, from the response Taylor gave to an ultimatum Simon had given him if he wanted their marriage to continue. Two years later, he married actress Kathryn Walker. Although Walker helped him overcome his heroin struggles, they eventually divorced in 1996. In 2001, Taylor married Caroline "Kim" Smedvig, who was the Boston Symphony Orchestra's longtime former director of public relations and marketing.

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In 1977, Taylor released his first album on Creator/ColumbiaRecords, ''JT'', which spawned the hit "Your Smiling Face" and was a success. This was followed by a rather long period during which Taylor was rather unsuccessful. He was prone to alcoholism and drug abuse. He ended up divorcing Carly Simon in 1983; the title of his 1981 album ''Dad Loves His Work'' came, in fact, from the response Taylor gave to an ultimatum Simon had given him if he wanted their marriage to continue. Two years later, he married actress Kathryn Walker. Although Walker helped him overcome his heroin struggles, they eventually divorced in 1996. In 2001, Taylor married Caroline "Kim" Smedvig, who was the Boston Symphony Orchestra's longtime former director of public relations and marketing.
marketing; interestingly enough, she was once married to the late trumpeter Rolf Smedvig (who also played in the BSO and was one of the founding members of the Empire Brass quintet).


In 1977, Taylor released his first album on Creator/ColumbiaRecords, ''JT'', which spawned the hit "Your Smiling Face" and was a success. This was followed by a rather long period during which Taylor was rather unsuccessful. He was prone to alcoholism and drug abuse. He ended up divorcing Carly Simon in 1983; the title of his 1981 album ''Dad Loves His Work'' came, in fact, from the response Taylor gave to an ultimatum Simon had given him if he wanted their marriage to continue. Two years later, he married actress Kathryn Walker. Although Walker helped him overcome his heroin struggles, they eventually divorced in 1996. Taylor would eventually marry his third wife, Caroline "Kim" Smedvig, in 2001.

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In 1977, Taylor released his first album on Creator/ColumbiaRecords, ''JT'', which spawned the hit "Your Smiling Face" and was a success. This was followed by a rather long period during which Taylor was rather unsuccessful. He was prone to alcoholism and drug abuse. He ended up divorcing Carly Simon in 1983; the title of his 1981 album ''Dad Loves His Work'' came, in fact, from the response Taylor gave to an ultimatum Simon had given him if he wanted their marriage to continue. Two years later, he married actress Kathryn Walker. Although Walker helped him overcome his heroin struggles, they eventually divorced in 1996. In 2001, Taylor would eventually marry his third wife, married Caroline "Kim" Smedvig, in 2001.
who was the Boston Symphony Orchestra's longtime former director of public relations and marketing.

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* OneWordTitle: ''Gorilla''.


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In 1977, Taylor released his first album on Creator/ColumbiaRecords, ''JT'', which spawned the hit "Your Smiling Face" and was a success. This was followed by a rather long period during which Taylor was rather unsuccessful. He was prone to alcoholism and drug abuse. He ended up divorcing Carly Simon in the early 80's; the title of his 1981 album ''Dad Loves His Work'' came, in fact, from the response Taylor gave to an ultimatum Simon had given him if he wanted their marriage to continue. After his divorce with Simon, Taylor married actress Kathryn Walker in 1985; during this time, Walker helped him overcome his heroin struggles.

Throughout the 90s and 2000s, Taylor has slowly made a successful comeback to the music industry; some of his most recent efforts include ''New Moon Shine'' (1991), ''Hourglass'' (1997), and ''October Road'' (2002). He would eventually marry Caroline Smedvig in 2001.

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In 1977, Taylor released his first album on Creator/ColumbiaRecords, ''JT'', which spawned the hit "Your Smiling Face" and was a success. This was followed by a rather long period during which Taylor was rather unsuccessful. He was prone to alcoholism and drug abuse. He ended up divorcing Carly Simon in the early 80's; 1983; the title of his 1981 album ''Dad Loves His Work'' came, in fact, from the response Taylor gave to an ultimatum Simon had given him if he wanted their marriage to continue. After his divorce with Simon, Taylor Two years later, he married actress Kathryn Walker in 1985; during this time, Walker. Although Walker helped him overcome his heroin struggles.

struggles, they eventually divorced in 1996. Taylor would eventually marry his third wife, Caroline "Kim" Smedvig, in 2001.

Throughout the 90s and 2000s, Taylor has slowly made a successful comeback to the music industry; some of his most recent efforts include ''New Moon Shine'' (1991), ''Hourglass'' (1997), and ''October Road'' (2002). He would eventually marry Caroline Smedvig in 2001.
(2002).


In 1977, Taylor released his first album on Creator/ColumbiaRecords, ''JT'', which spawned the hit "Your Smiling Face" and was a success. This was followed by a rather long period during which Taylor was rather unsuccessful. He ended up divorcing Carly Simon in the early 80's; the title of his 1981 album ''Dad Loves His Work'' came, in fact, from the response Taylor gave to an ultimatum Simon had given him if he wanted their marriage to continue.

Throughout the 90s and 2000s, Taylor has slowly made a successful comeback to the music industry; some of his most recent efforts include ''New Moon Shine'' (1991), ''Hourglass'' (1997), and ''October Road'' (2002).

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In 1977, Taylor released his first album on Creator/ColumbiaRecords, ''JT'', which spawned the hit "Your Smiling Face" and was a success. This was followed by a rather long period during which Taylor was rather unsuccessful. He was prone to alcoholism and drug abuse. He ended up divorcing Carly Simon in the early 80's; the title of his 1981 album ''Dad Loves His Work'' came, in fact, from the response Taylor gave to an ultimatum Simon had given him if he wanted their marriage to continue.

continue. After his divorce with Simon, Taylor married actress Kathryn Walker in 1985; during this time, Walker helped him overcome his heroin struggles.

Throughout the 90s and 2000s, Taylor has slowly made a successful comeback to the music industry; some of his most recent efforts include ''New Moon Shine'' (1991), ''Hourglass'' (1997), and ''October Road'' (2002).
(2002). He would eventually marry Caroline Smedvig in 2001.

His children, Ben and Sally Taylor, are also active singers.

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* IntercourseWithYou: "Don't let me be Lonely Tonight."


* BadassMustache: From the late 60's to the early 80's, he was on-and-off with this.

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* BadassMustache: From the late 60's '60s to the early 80's, '80s, he was on-and-off with this.


Throughout the 90's and 2000's, Taylor has slowly made a successful comeback to the music industry; some of his most recent efforts include ''New Moon Shine'' (1991), ''Hourglass'' (1997), and ''October Road'' (2002).

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Throughout the 90's 90s and 2000's, 2000s, Taylor has slowly made a successful comeback to the music industry; some of his most recent efforts include ''New Moon Shine'' (1991), ''Hourglass'' (1997), and ''October Road'' (2002).



* LikeFatherLikeSon: His son, Ben, is a singer in his own right, as is his daughter, Sally.

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* LikeFatherLikeSon: His son, Ben, son Ben is a singer in his own right, as is his daughter, daughter Sally.



* RearrangeTheSong: He rerecorded "Something In The Way She Moves" and "Carolina In My Mind" for the 1976 ''Greatest Hits'' album; these versions ended up becoming better known than those that appeared on his debut.

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* RearrangeTheSong: He rerecorded "Something In The in the Way She Moves" and "Carolina In in My Mind" for the 1976 ''Greatest Hits'' album; these versions ended up becoming better known than those that appeared on his debut.

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