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Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll Podcast

"Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll" is a "rockumentary" series telling the greatest rock and roll stories on record. Some of our episodes spotlight specific artists, and others cover various specific subjects. All of them rock as we cover stories and myths about songs you can sing along with.

Nov 15, 2017

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The Complete Hit Singles History Of James Taylor & Friends & Family

This episode spotlights an internationally acclaimed singer/ songwriter whose distinctive stylings have made him one of the world’s most popular performers since the early 1970s. He’s sold more than 100 million copies of his music.

And in what might be the most ambitious episode to date on our "Rare & Scratchy Rock ‘N Roll" podcast series, we’ll sample more than 100 recordings, including all of his hit singles.

This includes his special connections to the Turtles, the Beatles, Elvis Presley, Carole King, Carly Simon, Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, Joni Mitchell, Linda Ronstadt, Neil Young, Graham Nash, David Crosby, George Jones, Stevie Winwood, Amy Grant, and many others.

We’ll also spotlight two of his singing siblings who also scored charted records – Kate and Livingston Taylor – and our presentation covers all of their hit singles, too.

Our featured artist is James Taylor, and we’ve titled this treasure chest of tunes – "James Taylor & Friends & Family."