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Obama Drops Inaugural Mixtape With Stevie Wonder, James Taylor & More

As President Obama prepares for his second inauguration on Monday (January 21), he dropped the Presidential Inauguration playlist on Spotify. The list of songs cuts across demographic divides, including rock, soul and R&B. A few […]

01/18/2013

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James Taylor, Beyonce and Kelly Clarkson To Perform At Obama Inauguration

James Taylor, Beyonce and Kelly Clarkson will help President Barack Obama swear in for a second term on January 21. The three big names will perform on the Capitol steps as part of Obama’s public […]

01/09/2013

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The Story Behind Carly Simon’s ‘You’re So Vain’

Carly Simon’s biggest hit, “You’re So Vain,” was released in November of 1972 and became the number one record in the country this week in 1973.  Who the song is about, however, remains a mystery. […]

01/04/2013

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Obama vs Romney: Which Artists Donated To Their Campaigns?

Some artists may not want to publicly announce who they are voting for, but public records don’t lie.

10/26/2012

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James Taylor vs. Warner Bros. Records Over Digital Royalties

James Taylor is the latest artist to sue his former label over digital royalties (among other things), on a contract that was in place long before the MP3 was even conceived.

09/17/2012

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Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Sting, Tina Fey To Appear At Children’s Health Fund Celebration

The bill features a number of husband wife combos: Paul Simon and Edie Brickell, Tina Fey and her husband (and “30 Rock” music composer) Jeff Richmond, Sting and Trudie Styler, Amy Grant and Vince Gill and James and Caroline Taylor. Stevie Wonder is on the bill with his daughter Aisha Morris, and Steve Martin is going “stag,” appearing on the lineup solo.

09/10/2012

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DNC 2012 Soundtrack: Springsteen, James Taylor, Tom Petty & More

As President Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention came to a thunderous close in Charlotte last night, viewers heard the triumphant sounds of an anthemic artist tailor-made for the occasion: Mr. Bruce Springsteen.

09/07/2012

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James Taylor And Taylor Swift, Together Again

Taylor Swift performed three songs with James Taylor during his show this week at Tanglewood–a duet on “Fire and Rain” and two of her own songs.

07/06/2012

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Summer Tour Guide

Summer’s here, which means the time is right for dancing in the seats (or on the lawn, if you’re on a tight budget) under the stars. As the temperature rises, rock, pop and country tours tend to leave arenas to give fans the experience of hearing their favorite performers live under the stars (or under the rain, if you’re unlucky). Here’s a roundup of some of this summer’s top shed and stadium tours.

05/29/2012

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Sting & Friends Perform At Carnegie Hall For Rainforest Benefit In New York City

Headed by Sting and his wife Trudie Styler, the biennial Rainforest Foundation Benefit Concert was held at Carnegie Hall last night with a cast of stars that would make any awards show green with envy. […]

04/04/2012

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