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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
James Taylor's seventh album and last new recording for Warner Bros. is notable for producing his biggest self-written hit in four years, "Shower the People" number 22 pop, number one easy listening. Bobby Womack's "Woman's Gotta Have It" was the album's only cover, and elsewhere Taylor took on a surprisingly rough set of issues in his typically gentle style, including "A Junkie's Lament" and "Money Machine." There were also reflections on being a "Family Man" even if, due to his peripatetic touring life, "Daddy's All Gone." Guest stars included Art Garfunkel, who harmonized on "Captain Jim's Drunken Dream," and Stevie Wonder, who co-wrote and played harmonica on ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
James Taylor's seventh album and last new recording for Warner Bros. is notable for producing his biggest self-written hit in four years, "Shower the People" number 22 pop, number one easy listening. Bobby Womack's "Woman's Gotta Have It" was the album's only cover, and elsewhere Taylor took on a surprisingly rough set of issues in his typically gentle style, including "A Junkie's Lament" and "Money Machine." There were also reflections on being a "Family Man" even if, due to his peripatetic touring life, "Daddy's All Gone." Guest stars included Art Garfunkel, who harmonized on "Captain Jim's Drunken Dream," and Stevie Wonder, who co-wrote and played harmonica on "Don't Be Sad 'Cause Your Sun Is Down." On the whole, a respectable effort for an artist who was evolving into more of a craftsman than a virtuoso.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/15/2008
  • Label: Rhino Flashback
  • UPC: 081227991944
  • Catalog Number: 2912
  • Sales rank: 31,003

Album Credits

Performance Credits
James Taylor Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Harmonica, Electric Guitar, Horn, Vocals, Background Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Crosby & Nash Vocal Harmony
Art Garfunkel Vocals, Vocal Harmony
David Lindley Dobro, Guitar
Graham Nash Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Bonnie Raitt Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Carly Simon Vocals, Background Vocals, Vocal Harmony
James "J.T." Taylor Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals, Vocal Harmony, Bass Harmonica
Michael Brecker Horn, Saxophone
Victor Feldman Percussion, Piano, Chimes, Cymbals, Marimbas, Bells, Vibes, Orchestra Bells, Wind Chimes, Bass Marimba
Valerie Carter Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Alex Taylor Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Jim Keltner Drums
Bobbye Hall Percussion, Conga, Triangle, Shaker
Peter Asher Tambourine, Vocals
George Bohannon Trombone, Horn
Oscar Brashear Horn
Red Callender Bass, Tuba
Malcolm Cecil Synthesizer, Moog Synthesizer
David Crosby Vocals
Nick DeCaro Organ, Strings, Accordion, Conductor, Vox Organ, Hornorgan, Arp Strings, Voice Organ
Craig Doerge Keyboards
David Grisman Mandolin, Mandocello
Milt Holland Percussion, Chimes, Wind Chimes
Danny Kortchmar Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Mandolin, Electric Guitar
Russ Kunkel Percussion, Drums
Gayle LaVant Harp
Clarence McDonald Organ, Synthesizer, Piano, Moog Synthesizer, fender rhodes, Hornorgan
Steve Madaio Horn
Herb Pedersen Banjo, Vocals
Lee Sklar Bass
Russ Titelman Percussion, Tambourine
Richard Wachtel Guitar, Electric Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Ernie Watts Horn, Saxophone
Ken Watson Percussion, Cymbalom
Willie Weeks Bass
Stevie Wonder Harmonica
Gayle Levant Harp
Leland Sklar Bass
George Bohanon Horn
Technical Credits
James "J.T." Taylor Horn Arrangements
James Taylor Arranger, Contributor, Horn Arrangements
Bobby Womack Composer
George Bohannon Horn Arrangements
Darryl Carter Composer
Malcolm Cecil Programming
Nick DeCaro Arranger, String Arrangements, String Ensemble
Lee Herschberg Engineer, Mastering
Clarence McDonald Contributor
Russ Titelman Producer
Lenny Waronker Producer
Linda Womack Composer
Mike Salisbury Art Direction, Cover Design
George Bohanon Arranger
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    GREAT "JT" MUSIC!!

    I PLAY THIS CD ALL THE TIME. THE MORE YOU PLAY THE BETTER THE MUSIC GETS>

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