James Taylor - JT

180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Reissue

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JT is the eighth studio album by American singer-songwriter James Taylor, originally released in June 1977 via Columbia Records.

Recorded in 1977, James Taylor's first album for Columbia Records made a huge impact on the hit charts. The album peaked at number 4 of the US Billboard 200, and the singles "Handy Man" and "Your Smiling Face" hit high on the charts as well. 

JT meant a new direction for the Folk Pop singer, as he shows a newly found positive approach to his songwriting material.

Gone were his 'rainy day man' sensitive croons, in comes this mainstream, sunny easy listening vibe.

Taylor mixes his patented acoustic guitar-based Folk sound with elements of Rock, Blues and Country to great effect. 

This album also contains several Taylor classic songs such as "Secret O' Life" and "Terra Nova", with the participation of Taylor's then-wife Carly Simon. Also featured on the album were some stellar musicians, including David Sanborn (saxophone), David Campbell (string arrangements), Danny Kortchmar (guitars), Russ Kunkel (drums), Linda Ronstadt (vocals), Leland Sklar (bass) and Dan Dugmore (steel guitar).

At the 1978 Grammy Awards, Taylor won the Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for his chart-topping version of "Handy Man".   JT itself was also nominated for Album of the Year, but lost to Rumours by Fleetwood Mac.

JT stands as Taylor's biggest selling career album with over 3.5 million copies sold in the United States alone.

Check out the following tracks:  "Your Smiling Face"; "Handy Man"; "Secret O' Life"; "Terra Nova"; and "If I Keep My Heart Out of Sight".

Just like the original European pressings, this Music On Vinyl 180 Gram Audiophile reissue album is housed in a gatefold sleeve and contains a lyric sheet, pressed in Europe.

(8718469532186)

Tracklisting:

A1        

Your Smiling Face                                   

       

A2

There We Are

 

A3

Honey Don't Leave L.A.

 

A4

Another Grey Morning

 

A5

Bartender's Blues

 

A6

Secret O' Life

 

B1

Handy Man

 

B2

I Was Only Telling A Lie

 

B3

Looking For Love On Broadway

 

B4

Terra Nova

 

B5

Traffic Jam

 

B6

If I Keep My Heart Out Of Sight

180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl

EU Pressing

Gatefold Sleeve

Insert

 

SKU 8718469532186
Record Label Columbia Records
Label / Model # Music On Vinyl
Catalogue Number MOVLP702
Country EU - Europe
Release Date (Year) 29 July 2013
Original Release Date (Year) 01 June 1977
Barcode # 8718469532186
Shipping Weight 0.3450kg
Shipping Width 0.008m
Shipping Height 0.314m
Shipping Length 0.314m
Shipping Cubic 0.000789000m3
Type New
Format Limited Edition 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Reissue
Vinyl Colour Black
Genre Pop
Genre Folk
Format VINYL LP

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