You've Got a Friend" is a 1971 song written by Carole King. It was first recorded by King, and included in her album Tapestry. Another well-known version is by James Taylor from his album Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon. His was released as a single in 1971 reaching number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 4 on the UK Singles Chart.
James Taylor is the self-titled debut studio album by American singer-songwriter James Taylor. Released on December 6, 1968, it was the first recording by a non-British artist released by Apple Records, and would also be Taylor's only release on that label. The album was released under the title First Album on the South African market. You've Got a Friend". Long Ago and Far Away". Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight".
James Taylor‘s new album, Before This World, is his first collection of original songs in 13 years, though he wasn’t exactly taking it easy during that stretch - he toured regularly, released live and cover albums, and helped raise twin boys, now 14. But a few years ago, Taylor realized that he needed to make songwriting a top priority in his life if he was ever going to release another album of new songs. So he borrowed a friend’s apartment and camped out to write what would become Before This World, a sweet, reflective disc that evokes memories of his classic 1970s albums. She had just written "You've Got a Friend," which she later said was a response to "Fire and Rain. The chorus to "Fire and Rain" is "I've seen lonely times when I could not find a friend. Carole's response was, "Here's your friend. As soon as I heard it, I wanted to play it.
Learn how to play James Taylor – You’ve Got a Friend note-for-note on guitar. Difficulty Level: Intermediate. Some difficult barre chords for which alternatives are shown. The complete song lesson contains 4 lesson videos – one per section of the song – a performance play thru video, full tabs, chords and lyrics. James Taylor - You've Got a Friend. Intermediate - 369 Mb.
Steamroller Blues" - 5:36. You've Got a Friend" (King) - 5:09. That Lonesome Road" (Grolnick, Taylor) - 2:46. "James Taylor: Album Guide". Archived from the original on January 5, 2013. Retrieved October 27, 2015. This 1990s rock album-related article is a stub.
We don‘t have an album for this track yet. View all albums by this artist. Taylor achieved his breakthrough in 1970 with the No. 3 single "Fire and Rain" and had his first No. 1 hit the following year with "You've Got a Friend", a recording of Carole King's classic song. James Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
From the Album James Taylor At Christmas (2006). com) Winter Wonderland Go Tell It On The Mountain Santa Claus Is Coming To Town Jingle Bells Baby, It's Cold Outside River Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas The Christmas Song Some Children See Him Who Comes This Night In The Bleak Midwinter Auld Lang Syne. From the Album The Best Of James Taylor (2003). James Taylor Quotes: Being on a boat that's moving through the water, it's so clear. Everything falls into place in terms of what's important and what's not.
I was lucky enough to first see James Taylor live in a small outdoor venue called Avaloch in rural Lenox, Massachusetts in the summer of 1970, after this first album recorded by the Beatles in London had been released and just before the release of the fabulously successful "Sweet Baby James" album by Warner Brothers
About You've Got A Friend lyrics. Album Mud Slide Slim And The Blue Horizon (1971). James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Kate Taylor, Peter Asher. Danny Kortchmar, James Taylor. If the sky above you Should turn dark and full of clouds And that old north wind should begin to blow Keep your head together and call my name out loud And soon I will be knocking upon your door. You just call out my name and you know where ever I am I'll come running to see you again. Winter, Spring, summer or fall All you got to do is call And I'll be there, yeah, yeah, yeah. Hey, ain't it good to know that you've got a friend? People can be so cold. They'll hurt you and desert you.