JAMES TAYLOR – Third LP ‘MUD SLIDE SLIM AND THE BLUE HORIZON’ Released 50 Years Ago

6 April 2021

Artist: JAMES TAYLOR (Boston, US)
Active since 1964 & still going / 22 albums (so far)
including his 2020 album American Standard.

Album: MUD SLIDE SLIM AND THE BLUE HORIZON – 3rd LP
Released: 6 April 1971 – 50 years ago

Rolling Stone wrote at the time: “Once the melodies begin to sink in, and
the LP’s raison d’etre is discovered, the album’s subtle tensions begin to appear.
And while the album at this point makes for pleasant, absorbing listening, there
is a terrible weariness to it which is part of its artistic statement.”

Taylor included his cover of the world-famous Carole King
hit ‘You’ve Got A Friend‘ on this LP and released it as a single…

Full album…

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