James Taylor (born 12th March 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in Boston, Massachusetts. He grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where his father Isaac Taylor was the dean of the University of North Carolina Medical School. His family summered on Martha's Vineyard.
Taylor's career began in the mid-1960s, and was the first artist signed to The Beatles's Apple Records. He found further success in the early 1970s, singing sensitive and gentle acoustic songs. Read more on Last.fm