James Taylor Reschedules Reveals, Shares Classic ‘Steamroller Blues’ Clip

James Taylor has been pressured to reschedule three reveals scheduled for this week on his present North American tour together with his all-star band, resulting from a extreme case of laryngitis. Medical doctors have ordered strict vocal relaxation till the weekend, and the reveals in Huntsville, AL; Cincinnati, OH; and Mt. Nice, MI have been rescheduled for the second half of August.

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“James right here,” posted the storied singer-songwriter. “I actually hate to should postpone these reveals and it’s not one thing I take frivolously. I believed I may push by way of however I’m on the level now if I don’t take lately off I threat doing everlasting injury. So very sorry to everybody who has tickets this week, I hope you’re capable of maintain onto your tickets for the brand new dates. I look ahead to selecting the tour again up in Milwaukee on Saturday.” That date at Summerfest, on the American Household Insurance coverage Amphitheater, will characteristic particular visitor Sheryl Crow.

Rescheduled dates for the trio of postponements are August 22 (Orion Amphitheater Huntsville), 24 (Riverbend Music Heart, Cincinnati) and 26 (Hovering Eagle Out of doors Amphitheatre, Mt. Nice). All beforehand bought tickets will likely be honored for the brand new dates, with refunds out there for these unable to attend.

In the meantime, the newest in a sequence of clips from the rarely-seen movie James Taylor – In Live performance – his first-ever industrial video launch, recorded on the Blossom Music Pageant in July 1979 – has been shared on his official YouTube channel. It’s a rollicking model of “Steamroller Blues,” first lower for 1970’s Candy Child James album and a characteristic of Taylor’s reveals ever since.

Within the all-star band of that interval, look ahead to a storming saxophone solo by David Sanborn. As of this yr, James has carried out at Blossom greater than every other featured performer, with a complete of 26 appearances previously 5 a long time.

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