James Taylor a soulful singer, lyricist and musician. He has won accolades for his classy music. His life has been one roller coaster ride with fame, down in the dumps and rejuvenation from the clutches of death. His music is an amalgam of country folk, rock in roll and contemporary rock which leaves his fans asking for more.
James Taylor was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 12, 1948. His father, Isaac. M. Taylor was a doctor and his mother Gertrude Woodarda was an aspiring opera singer in her spinster days. James was the second of the five siblings. Initially he tried his hand at playing the cello and later switched to the guitar. Together with his teenage friend Daniel Kortchmar made great music at Martha’s Vineyard.