ABOUTHighly acclaimed soft rock singer-songwriter. Best known songs include "Fire And Rain" (1970), "You've Got A Friend" (1971), "Handy Man" (1977), and "Her Town Too" (1981, with J.D. Souther). Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 2000.
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- Country Road 1971
- Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight 1972
- Fire And Rain 1970
(This somber song about James Taylor's stay in a mental institution and the suicide of his friend Suzanne also became a hit in 1970 for both R.B. Greaves and Johnny Rivers. "Fire And Rain" is included in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest songs of all time.)
- How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) 1975
(This song was previously a hit for Marvin Gaye (1965) and Jr. Walker & the All Stars (1966).)
- You've Got A Friend 1971
(This song topped the charts and also became a hit for Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway (1971).)
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