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Long Ago and Far Away: James Taylor - His Life and Music [NOOK Book]

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From The Beatles' patronage of his 1968 debut album to his Grammy awards for Hourglass, James Taylor has remained a universally acclaimed songwriter of effortless eloquence and power. In this major biography, the late Timothy White explores the myths and reality behind the personal journey of legendary singer.
White examines the roots of Taylor's anguish, and his recurring problems with heroin and alcohol. There is an epic family history, an exploration of the stories behind ...
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Long Ago and Far Away: James Taylor - His Life and Music

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Overview

From The Beatles' patronage of his 1968 debut album to his Grammy awards for Hourglass, James Taylor has remained a universally acclaimed songwriter of effortless eloquence and power. In this major biography, the late Timothy White explores the myths and reality behind the personal journey of legendary singer.
White examines the roots of Taylor's anguish, and his recurring problems with heroin and alcohol. There is an epic family history, an exploration of the stories behind Fire And Rain, and a frank account of the artist's time spent at Apple Records and Warner Brothers.

With contributions from Paul McCartney, Carly Simon, Sting, the Taylor family and many other key figures, this edition is destined to become the definitive biography of the troubled hero. There is also an epilogue concerning the memorial concerts arranged by Taylor for the late author White, as well as an extensive discography and bibliography.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780857120069
  • Publisher: Music Sales Corporation
  • Publication date: 11/1/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 260,852
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

No writer has interviewed James Taylor and his family in greater depth over the decades than the late Timothy White, former editor-in-chief of Billboard, and author of the international best-seller Catch A Fire: The Life of Bob Marley.

This edition has been updated by his friend and former Rolling Stone comrade Mitch Glazer and includes an epilogue about the memorial concerts for Timothy that James Taylor helped organize.

 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 24, 2014

    Wavebreak

    She limps in and follows a nearby thunderpath, being carefu t avoid the monsters. She thinks, 'I havent tried this in years but the results might make lilywolf cheer up' then she limps up to the monster boat ((Ferry)) and hides on it till it reaches port aransas. ((Now... port aransas first res!))

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2013

    I love james taylor!!

    My favorite singer. If you havent heared of him LOOK HIM UP!!!! Im learning many of his song on the guitar!

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