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Paul Simon And James Taylor To Honour Michael Brecker At Benefit Gig

25th November 2014

Veteran singer/songwriters Paul Simon and James Taylor are set to take centre stage at an upcoming benefit concert to salute the memory of their late friend, saxophonist Michael Brecker.Brecker was diagnosed with blood-related disease Myelodisplastic...

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James Taylor Set For High Seas Show On Transatlantic Crossing

12th February 2014

Singer/songwriter James Taylor is set to hit the high seas for a gig in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean in August (14).The You've Got a Friend star will perform two shows onboard the Queen...

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James Taylor Makes National Anthem Gaffe At World Series

25th October 2013

Singer/songwriter James Taylor became the latest star to mess up America's National Anthem at a major sporting event when he sang the wrong lyrics to The Star Spangled Banner at the World Series on Thursday...

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James Taylor Flubs 'The Star-spangled Banner', Recovers Like A Pro.

By Michael West | 25th October 2013

James Taylor turned out at Game 2 of the World Series in Boston on Thursday night (October 24, 2013) to sing The Star-Spangled Banner. Only, he didn't sing begin singing The Star-Spangled Banner at all...

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Carly Simon Confides 'You're So Vain' Secret In Taylor Swift

By Elinor Cosgrave | 30th July 2013

Carly Simon's famous 'You're So Vain' continues to raise questions 41 years after its release. Taylor Swift has revealed Simon confided the identity of the song's subject. Swift, unfortunately, is sworn to secrecy.Taylor Swift at...

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Musicians, Comedians And Boston Natives Rocked Td Garden During Boston Strong Benefit

By Victoria Pavlova | 31st May 2013

Despite being put together in mere weeks, the Boston Strong concert, which took place last night at Boston’s TD Garden, was a complete success. Headlined by acts like Aerosmith (who flew in from Singapore for...

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Billy Joel And Gloria Estefan To Salute Carole King At Gershwin Prize Concert

17th May 2013

Billy Joel, Gloria Estefan and James Taylor will help to honour legendary singer/songwriter Carole King at the White House next week (begs20May13) when she is feted with the prestigious Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.The You've...

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Benefit For Boston Victims Will Include Aerosmith And New Kids On The Block

By Victoria Pavlova | 5th May 2013

A number of musicians and comedians – the list so far includes Aerosmith, New Kids On The Block, James Taylor, Dane Cook and a number of others - have signed on to perform in the...

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George Jones Dies

27th April 2013

George Jones has died age 81.The country music legend suffered a health scare on April 18, when he was hospitalised in Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, for a severe fever and irregular blood...

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James Taylor Performs At Slain Police Officer's Memorial

25th April 2013

Singer/songwriter James Taylor joined mourners at slain police officer Sean Collier's memorial service in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Wednesday (24Apr13).Taylor performed Shower the People at the sombre ceremony, which was also attended by U.S. Vice President...

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Nick Park Backs Head Over Heels For Oscar Success

14th February 2013

'Wallace and Gromit' creator Nick Park is backing a group of film students to triumph over Disney and 'The Simpsons' at the Oscars.'Head Over Heels' was made by several students at the National Film and...

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James Taylor To Take A Year Off

23rd January 2013

Veteran singer James Taylor is taking a year off to find inspiration for new music.The Fire and Rain hitmaker sang at U.S. President Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Monday (21Jan13), which is...

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No Comment: Is Beyonce's Lip-synced National Anthem Really Such A Scandal?

By Hayley Avron | 23rd January 2013

People love a good scandal in the world of music and celebrity. We love it when lies are uncovered and we can expose a celebrity for misleading us and conning the unsuspecting public out of...

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Kelly Clarkson Stuns Crowd At Obama Inauguration

22nd January 2013

Kelly Clarkson delivered a stunning performance at Barack Obama's inauguration yesterday (21.01.13).Accompanied by the United States Marine Band, the 30-year-old singer overcame initial nerves to sing a rendition of 'My Country, 'Tis of Thee'.She tweeted:...

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Beyonce & Kelly Clarkson Light Up The Crowd At Barack Obama's Inauguration

21st January 2013

Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor saluted U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. on Monday (21Jan13) by performing at his inauguration ceremony.Obama was sworn in for a second term with Vice President Joe Biden...

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Austere Barack Obama Inauguration Ready For Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson And James Taylor

By Contributor | 21st January 2013

It may be a star-studded line-up performing at the Barack Obama inauguration today at the White House in Washington DC – featuring Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor - but the event as a whole...

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Kids' Inaugural 2013: Katy Perry And Usher Provide Highlights With Aerobic Acts And A Star-spangled Onesie

By Hayley Avron | 21st January 2013

Aware that children are, indeed, the future, the Kids of America got the best of the entertainment this weekend, at the Kids’ Inaugural – a repeat of the 2009 concert, but this time, with bigger...

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Beyonce Performing For Obama

9th January 2013

Beyonce Knowles is performing at US President Barack Obama's second inauguration.The 'Diva' singer - who performed at his first inauguration in 2009 and supported him throughout his campaign for a second term - is set...

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Obama Inauguration To Feature Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson And James Taylor

By Contributor | 9th January 2013

You wouldn’t expect the Obama inauguration to have anything less than a line-up taken from the very top of the music industry, and the US President hasn’t let himself down, after getting Beyonce Knowles on...

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James Taylor: 'Composer Wanted Me For Lincoln'

9th December 2012

Beloved singer/songwriter James Taylor was briefly considered for the lead role in Steven Spielberg's Abraham Lincoln biopic after composer John Williams insisted he was a dead ringer for the late U.S. president.Taylor reveals he was...

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Garth Brooks Inducted Into Country Music Hall Of Fame

22nd October 2012

Singer Garth Brooks choked back tears as he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday (21Oct12) by his musician pals James Taylor and George Strait.Brooks was formally made a member of...

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Eddie Vedder Raises $1.7million For Obama Re-election Campaign

By Joe Wilde | 23rd September 2012

Eddie Vedder performed one of his most expensive gigs to date, with tickets going for $20,000 per-person as he opened up for President Barrack Obama at a private fundraising event for the President's re-election campaign....

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James Taylor Sues Warner Bros. Over Digital Sales

14th September 2012

Folk icon James Taylor has joined the long list of artists seeking royalties for digital sales of songs after filing a $2 million (£1.25 million) lawsuit against Warner Bros. Records executives.The Sweet Baby James singer...

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James Taylor Lands Top French Honour

30th August 2012

James Taylor has landed one of France's top cultural awards in honour of his lengthy music career.Officials in the country have told the singer/songwriter he has been named as the latest recipient of the Chevalier...

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Carly Rae Jepson's 'Fulfilling' Album

8th August 2012

Carly Rae Jepson says making her debut album was the ''most fulfilling experience''.The 'Call Me Maybe' singer will release her first record, 'Kiss', on September 18 and can't wait for people to hear the resultsShe...

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Art Garfunkel Signals Comeback With New Hits Collection

5th July 2012

Singer Art Garfunkel has signalled his comeback following vocal surgery by announcing the release of an extensive hits package which will include Simon & Garfunkel rarities and duets with James Taylor and Jimmy Webb.The Singer...

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Is Taylor Swift Dating Arnold Schwarzenegger's Son?

5th July 2012

Taylor Swift has sent romance rumors swirling after she was spotted spending time with Patrick Schwarzenegger over the Fourth of July holiday. For those who haven't figured it out already, Patrick is the son of...

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Taylor Swift ‏Performs With Namesake James Taylor

3rd July 2012

Country star Taylor Swift thanked her namesake James Taylor for duetting with her at the final gig on her tour last year (11) by returning the favour as he performed in Massachusetts on Monday (02Jul12).The...

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James Taylor Offers Fans Guitar Lessons

9th May 2012

Veteran musician James Taylor has a treat in store for his fans by giving them free guitar lessons.The Grammy winner has been hailed for his complex guitar techniques, but Taylor is now ready to share...

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Elton John And Sting Rock Rainforest Fundraiser In New York

5th April 2012

Musical luminaries including Elton John, Sting and James Taylor teamed up to raise money for the Rainforest Foundation at New York's Carnegie Hall on Wednesday evening (April 4, 2012), reports Rolling Stone magazine.Though the evening...

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