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James Taylor

Induction category: Performer

Biography

James Taylor (vocals, guitar; born March 12, 1948) James Taylor was the pre-eminent singer/songwriter of the Seventies and has remained a solid musical craftsman and performer. Taylor was born in Boston, where his father was a doctor, in 1948. He was the second of five children. In 1951, his family moved to the university town of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. His father was an assistant professor of medicine at the medical school at the University of North Carolina. In 1964, he became the dean of the medical school. Taylor’s family was very musical. His mother had studied singing at the ...

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