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This Date in Music – Feb 17, 1971 – James Taylor debuts on TV on The Johnny Cash Show!

James Taylor


So on this date February 17, 1971, James Taylor made his television début on the Johnny Cash Show, appearing with Neil Young, Linda Ronstadt, and Tony Joe White.on the show Taylor sang his hit “Fire and Rain” and his cover version of Stephen Foster’s “Oh, Susanna” with Cash. Here’s a clip of the performance of “Oh,Susanna” from the show, followed by a 1970 performance of “Fire and Rain”. Man, I think it’s time to visit that great Fire and Rain album!


“”Fire and Rain” – from 1970

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  1. Debbie Hammell

    Thank you for those videos. Love him.

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