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'THE CONCERT FOR NEW YORK'
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop music

'UNITED WE STAND'
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

'THE CONCERT FOR NEW YORK'
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

McCartney single to raise funds for NY

LONDON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- When Paul McCartney releases his new single, "From a Lover to a Friend," on Oct. 29 all proceeds from the sale of the record will be donated to relief for the f
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Rock News Two: The week in pop music

'THE CONCERT FOR NEW YORK'
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

'THE CONCERT FOR NEW YORK'
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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James Taylor
NYP2003041810 - NEW YORK, APRIL 18 (UPI)--Singer James Taylor will have a bridge built in 1987 over Morgan Creek in North Carolina named for him on April 26, 2003. Taylor made the Morgan Creek bridge famous in his song "Copperline". jg/ep/Ezio Petersen UPI
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James Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, Taylor was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.

Taylor achieved his major breakthrough in 1970 with the #3 single "Fire and Rain" and had his first #1 hit the following year with "You've Got a Friend", a recording of Carole King's classic song. His 1976 Greatest Hits album was certified Diamond and has sold 12 million US copies. Following his 1977 album, JT, he has retained a large audience over the decades. His commercial achievements declined slightly until a big resurgence during the late 1990s and 2000s, when some of his best-selling and most-awarded albums (including Hourglass, October Road and Covers) were released.

James Taylor was born at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, on March 12, 1948, where his father, Isaac M. Taylor, was a resident physician. His father was from a well-off family of Southern Scottish ancestry. His mother, the former Gertrude Woodard, had studied singing with Marie Sundelius at the New England Conservatory of Music and was an aspiring opera singer before the couple's marriage in 1946. James was the second of five children, the others being Alex (born 1947), Kate (born 1949), Livingston (born 1950), and Hugh (born 1952).

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