James Taylor has moved music fans with his warm baritone voice and distinctive style of guitar-playing for more than 50 years, while setting a precedent to which countless young musicians have aspired. Inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, the world-renowned artist has sold more than 100 million albums since he was first signed by The Beatles to their Apple Records label, won multiple Grammy Awards, and has earned multiple gold, platinum, and multi-platinum awards.
This essential 1976 collection covers the greatest songs from the first portion of the James Taylor catalog and is filled with some of the singer/songwriter's most iconic and beloved songs like "Sweet Baby James," "Fire And Rain," "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight," "Walking Man," "How Sweet It Is ( To Be Loved By You )," "Mexico," "Shower The People" and "You've Got A Friend," the later of which was Taylor's first No. 1 hit and earned him his first Grammy Award (Best Male Pop Vocal) in 1971. Greatest Hits has earned RIAA's elite Diamond Award for sales in excess of ten million units in the U.S. alone.