You know the songs; sweet, melodic pop, AM radio hits from the early 1970s. This band had 11 charting singles.  These were songs from the heart, nothing complicated in their words or meaning. Soft rock is what you call it. Like the Carpenters, Seals & Croft, America, James Taylor and Cat Stevens. In the 1960s, … More Bread

James Taylor: Gorilla (1975)

Sweet Baby James was enjoying a terrific decade of success. He transcended the label of sensitive singer/songwriter into a mainstream pop star. “Fire and Rain” was just the beginning. Professionally guided by Peter Asher, Taylor was aimed at the same audience as the Eagles, Bob Seger, Linda Ronstadt, Fleetwood Mac, Crosby Stills & Nash, and … More James Taylor: Gorilla (1975)