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James Taylor To Tour Australia In 2017

by Paul Cashmere on October 20, 2016

in News

James Taylor will return to Australia in 2017 for his first tour since 2010 when he shared the stage with Carole King.

James Taylor will take along Bernard Fanning and Kasey Chambers for this tour, which opens in Melbourne on February 9.

James Taylor has been touring in the USA for the past year off the back his is US no 1 album ‘Before This World’ which unfortunately went unnoticed in Australia as it was not treated as a priority by the local record label.

The most recent James Taylor show was in Boston on August 3.

James Taylor, Boston, 3 August 2016 setlist

Something in the Way She Moves (from James Taylor, 1968)

Blossom (from Sweet Baby James, 1970)

(from That’s Why I’m Here, 1985)
Walking Man (from Walking Man, 1974)
Handy Man (from JT, 1977) 

Country Road (from Sweet Baby James, 1970)

Shower the People (from In The Pocket, 1976)

Carolina in My Mind (from James Taylor, 1968)
Fire and Rain (from Sweet Baby James, 1970)

Angels of Fenway (from Before This World, 2015) 

(I’ve Got To) Stop Thinkin’ ‘Bout That (from New Moon Shine, 1991)

Sweet Baby James 
(from Sweet Baby James, 1970)

Up on the Roof 
(from Flag, 1979)
You’ve Got a Friend (from Mud Slim Slime and the Blue Horizon, 1971)
Mexico (from Gorilla, 1975)

(from Sweet Baby James, 1970)

Your Smiling Face (from JT, 1977)

America the Beautiful 
(Samuel Augustus Ward cover) 

Shed a Little Light (from New Moon Shine, 1991)

Sun on the Moon (from Never Die Young, 1988)
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) (from Gorilla, 1975)
Doctor My Eyes 
(Jackson Browne cover) (with Jackson Browne) 

You Can Close Your Eyes (from Mud Slim Slime and the Blue Horizon, 1971)

James Taylor Australian dates

February 8, Melbourne, Rod Laver Arena
February 9, Adelaide, Botanic Park
February 11, Mt Cotton, Sirromet Wines, A Day On The Green
February 12, Hunter Valley, Hope Estate
February 14, Sydney, ICC Sydney Theatre
February 18, Margaret River, Leeuwin Estate Winery




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