Revered Singer-Songwriter James Taylor Has Included His Son Henry As A Full Member Of His Touring Band.

Hands up everyone who loves James Taylor. Relax, I hear those of you shouting “Me! Me! Me!” Yet, with a musician as venerable as James Taylor, there are inevitably a great many younger Music Man readers who have never heard of him.

Watch James Taylor And Son Henry Play ‘You Can Close Your Eyes’

My goal is to give everyone sufficient information to enjoy the videos, so diehard fans bear with me if the background I give is “potted”, and other readers kindly accept that Taylor is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist greatly respected by his peers.

You Can Close Your Eyes” James & Henry Taylor@Giant Center Hershey, PA 8/19/21 – YouTube

Taylor’s many awards include induction into the R & R Hall of Fame (2000), Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France, 2012) and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (The highest US civilian award, 2015). He has six Grammys plus the 2006 MusiCares Person of the Year (sponsored by the Grammys). The list of artists who played at his MusicCares event is enough to convince any doubters of the worth of Taylor. As the list is long, I’ll get to it later. This 2021 video, features JT’s son Henry: