The incredible musical career of James Taylor

The legendary James Taylor turns 74 this week. He was born on March 12, 1948. Taylor enjoyed a successful musical career spanning over five decades.

“You’ve Got A Friend” is one of the star’s songs that achieved global success.

Taylor was the first artist signed to Apple Records by the Beatles after impressing them.

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Taylor records and produces her own albums. He has a studio at home.

The star is a six-time Grammy Award winner with 29 albums to her name.

One of the highlights of his career is that he became the first artist to break into the top 10 albums in each of the past six decades on the Billboards charts.

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

In 1972, he won the Grammy for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for “You’ve Got a Friend”.

To celebrate his birthday, East Coast Gold will host a special feature where some of Taylor’s greatest hits will be played. Listen this Saturday at 9 a.m., 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.

READ: Happy birthday, James Taylor

The playlist includes:

Something in the way she moves

For tons of fantastic classics from the 60s, 70s and 80s, listen to East Coast Gold via the ECR app or here. We are also on platforms like Alexa (just activate the “East Coast Gold” skill), MyTuner, Radio Garden, iono.fmRadioline and OpenRadio.

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