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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Neil Young’s “Heart Of Gold”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2019 - 8:57 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: James Taylor’s “You’ve Got A Friend”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2019 - 11:33 am

The Week In Pop

Lil Dicky Is Making A Career Out Of Being Charismatic And Problematic In Equal Measure

It takes real talent to create a song based on the premise that Chris Brown is the man and end up with something likable. For…
Chris DeVille | March 29, 2018 - 5:05 pm

More James Taylor stories

Watch The Killers Play “Land Of The Free” For The First Time, Cover James Taylor On Jimmy Kimmel Live! In Vegas

The Killers have become Jimmy Kimmel Live! regulars, appearing on the late-night show once every couple of years, even going as far as to team…
James Rettig | April 2, 2019 - 4:45 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: James Taylor’s “You’ve Got A Friend”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2019 - 11:33 am

Watch James Taylor Surprise Jimmy Kimmel With “Sweet Baby James” On His 50th Birthday Show

James Taylor guested on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night for the late night host's 50th birthday celebration. Taylor's appearance was a surprise, and he broke…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 14, 2017 - 9:13 am

Livestream Texas Strong Harvey Benefit Featuring Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, James Taylor, & More

There's already been at least one star-studded benefit to aid those in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. And tonight, musicians including Willie Nelson, Paul Simon,…
Peter Helman | September 22, 2017 - 9:21 pm

Watch All-Star Tributes To The Eagles, Mavis Staples, & James Taylor At The Kennedy Center Honors

The 39th annual Kennedy Center Honors took place earlier this month in Washington, DC and aired last night on CBS, hosted by Stephen Colbert. Among…
Chris DeVille | December 28, 2016 - 10:48 am

James Taylor Cancels Philippines Concert Over President’s Brutal Anti-Drug Campaign

James Taylor cancelled an upcoming concert in the Philippines, stating that President Rodrigo Duterte's crackdown on suspected drug offenders is "deeply concerning and unacceptable to…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 21, 2016 - 10:09 am

James Taylor & Yo-Yo Ma – “Suzanne” (Leonard Cohen Cover)

Leonard Cohen passed away this week. Lana Del Rey and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have shared tributes to the late legend, and Okkervil River,…
Peter Helman | November 13, 2016 - 5:39 pm

J Mascis, James Taylor, Grouplove, & More Playing Howard Stern’s Tribute To The Beatles’ Revolver

Howard Stern has assembled an all-star cast of musicians to record a tribute to the Beatles landmark album Revolver, which turned 50 years old in…
Peter Helman | October 1, 2016 - 3:23 pm

Mac DeMarco & Jon Lent – “I Was A Fool To Care” (James Taylor Cover) Video

Mac DeMarco has teamed up with his good friend and occasional keyboardist Jon Lent for an exceptionally chill cover of James Taylor's 1975 track "I…
Peter Helman | April 21, 2016 - 11:36 pm

The Week In Pop

Forecasting The 2016 Grammys

The Grammys are on a Monday this year. Sunday is Valentine's Day and Monday is Presidents' Day, so the Grammy people figured they'd be better…
Chris DeVille | February 11, 2016 - 1:34 pm

2015 In Review

The Best Stereogum Interview Quotes Of 2015

We interviewed a lot of people in 2015. I know this because, in order to compile this list, I read upwards of 60 Q&A's with…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 31, 2015 - 2:35 pm

Watch Aretha Franklin, Janelle Monae, & More Perform At The Kennedy Center Honors

Last night CBS aired the Kennedy Center Honors, and it was singer-songwriter Carole King's night. Aretha Franklin, Janelle Monáe, Miranda Lambert, and the cast of…
Collin Robinson | December 30, 2015 - 11:12 am

Watch James Taylor & Stephen Colbert Sing “Fire And Rain And Calzones”

James Taylor is a legend, but he's the kind of legend who knows how to keep a low profile and play it cool. We interviewed
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 19, 2015 - 3:52 pm
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