Happy Birthday James Taylor, here’s you and your ex singing!

Published: 12th Mar, 2009

James Taylor and Carly Simon, Close Your Eyes

At 61 today, James Taylor has lived quite a life. He’s written folk songs, married women with absolutely enormous mouths, and taken lots and lots of heroin. We simply had to buy him a present. After taking some heroin to get a feel for what a former addict might like, we decided that it was a toss up between a battered old mattress for the floor of a grotty bedsit, or a clip of him performing a classic track with his then-wife. In the end we got him both. Happy Birthday James!

Josh Burt
About the author:
Josh has been a writer and journalist for the best part of twenty years and has written for modern staples like FHM and Cosmopolitan and The Daily Telegraph and The Sun. He has also written a small handful of so-so books that you can still buy.

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