James Taylor vs Jackson Browne

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Singer-songwriter
$60 Million
Net worth 2018
$12 Million
Singers
Industry
Singers
Boston
Residence
Heidelberg, Germany
United States
Country
German, American
12/03/1948
BirthDay
09/10/1948
1.9 m
Height
1.78 m
Milton Academy
Education
Sunny Hills High School
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2010

In March 2010, he commenced on the Troubadour Reunion Tour with Carole King and members of his original band, including Russ Kunkel, Leland Sklar, and Danny Kortchmar

2009

He was the last musician who performed in the final episode of ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ on May 29, 2009

2003

A permanent exhibit was dedicated to him in the Chapel Hill Museum in North Carolina in 2003

2002

He released two albums during the new millennium—‘October Road’ (2002) and ‘Covers’ (2008)—both of which reached No

2001

In February 2001, Taylor wed for the third time marrying Caroline ‘Kim’ Smedvig

1997

His career saw a resurgence in 1997 with the release of ‘Hourglass’

1985

He remarried in December 1985 to actress Kathryn Walker in New York

1981

He released only a few albums during the decade including ‘Dad Loves His Work’ (1981)

1980

During the 1980’s he became embroiled in several personal problems which kept him away from the musical scenario

1977

In 1977, he signed with Columbia Records and released ‘JT’ which gave him a Grammy nomination for The Album of the Year

1975

The next few albums like ‘One Man Dog’, and ‘Walking Man’, didn’t do well, but Taylor bounced back with ‘Gorilla’ in 1975

1972

Taylor got married to his fellow singer-songwriter Carly Simon in 1972

1971

His 1971 album ‘Mud Slide Slim And The Blue Horizon’ was a even bigger hit than ‘Sweet baby James’

1970

His next release called ‘Sweet Baby James’ (1970) resulted in a major success triggered by the hit single ‘Fire and Ice’ which was a song about his experiences in the psychiatric institution

1969

After an unfortunate accident in July 1969 which forced him to take a break from playing music, he signed a new deal with Warner Bros

1967

They released one single, ‘Brighten Your Night with My Day’ written by Taylor but it did not do well and the band broke up in the spring of 1967

1966

In 1966, he formed a new group called The Flying Machines, with Kortchmar and Joel O’ Brien

1965

He fell into a depression when he started applying for colleges and checked himself into McLean Hospital in Massachusetts in 1965, a stay that inspired many of his early songs

1963

He started attending a prep school called Milton Academy in 1963 where he met fellow guitarist from New York, Danny ‘Kootch’ Kortchmar

2011

In 2011, he worked with rock music legend, Buddy Holly on his tribute album titled, ‘Listen to Me: Buddy Holly

2008

On September 23, 2008, his album ‘Time the Conqueror’ was released by Inside Recordings

2002

Released in 2002, ‘The Naked Ride Home’ featured the single ‘Sky Blue and Black’ and the album also featured the works of musicians, Keb Mo and Greg Leisz

2001

The album also received multi-platinum certification in 2001

1996

In 1996, his album ‘Looking East’ came out, which touched political and social themes

1993

In 1993, ‘Im Alive’, widely regarded as his comeback album, was released

1992

In 1992, his relationship with Daryl Hannah came to an end

1989

In 1989, ‘World in Motion’, an album that he worked on for a period of three years, was released

1986

In 1986, his album ‘Lives in the Balance’ was released

1983

Released in 1983, his album ‘Layers in Love’, peaked at the 8th position on the ‘Pop Albums’ chart and stayed at the same position for a period of 33 weeks

1981

In 1981, he married his second wife, Lynne Sweeney and they had a son together

1980

His 1980 album ‘Hold Out’, topped the charts but failed to receive critical reviews

1979

In 1979, he became part of the anti-nuclear energy activist group called ‘Musicians United for Safe Energy’, after the ‘Three Mile Island’ nuclear accident

1977

In 1977, one of his most successful albums ‘Running on Empty’ was released, featuring the title track ‘Running on Empty’ and the single ‘The Load-Out’

1976

His 1976 album ‘The Pretender’ peaked at number 5 on the ‘Billboard 200’ and it was also ranked number 391 on the ‘Rolling Stone’ magazine’s list of ‘500 greatest albums of all time’

1975

In 1975, he married an European model Phyllis Major, and the couple had a child together

1974

Released in 1974, his Grammy Award nominated album ‘Late for the Sky’, is regarded as one of his best works and received many positive critical reviews

1973

The album peaked at the 53rd position on Billboard 200 and featured the hit singles, ‘Doctor My Eyes’, and ‘Rock Me On the Water’In October 1973, he came up with his second album titled ‘For Everyman’, featuring the hit single ‘Redneck Friend’, a song that was also written by him

1967

From 1967 to 1968, he backed the American rock band ‘The Velvet Underground’ and he also worked with singer, Nico, and wrote and played the guitar for many of her songs, in her debut album ‘Chelsea Girl’

1966

In 1966, he graduated from the Sunny Hills High School, California, after which he moved to Greenwich Village, New York, where he became part of the country-folk-rock band ‘Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’