James Taylor (2) ‎– James Taylor's Greatest Hits

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Warner Bros. Records ‎– R1 2979, Rhino Vinyl ‎– R1 2979
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A1 Something In The Way She Moves
Acoustic Guitar, Written-By – James Taylor (2)Backing Vocals – Herb Pedersen, James Taylor (2)Bass – Lee Sklar*Engineer – Val GarayProducer – Peter AsherSteel Guitar – Dan Dugmore
3:07
A2 Carolina In My Mind
Acoustic Guitar, Written-By – James Taylor (2)Backing Vocals – Andrew Gold, James Taylor (2)Bass – Lee Sklar*Drums – Russ KunkelEngineer – Val GarayFiddle – Byron BerlineHarmonium – Andrew GoldPiano – Clarence Mc Donald*Producer – Peter AsherSteel Guitar – Dan Dugmore
3:57
A3 Fire And Rain
Acoustic Guitar, Written-By – James Taylor (2)Double Bass – Bobby 'Wild, Wild' West*Drums – Russ KunkelEngineer – Bill LazerusPiano – Carole KingProducer – Peter Asher
3:20
A4 Sweet Baby James
Acoustic Guitar, Written-By – James Taylor (2)Bass – John LondonEngineer – Bill LazerusPiano – Carole KingProducer – Peter AsherSteel Guitar – Red Rhodes
2:48
A5 Country Road
Acoustic Guitar, Written-By – James Taylor (2)Bass – Randy MeisnerDrums – Russ KunkelEngineer – Bill LazerusPiano – Carole KingProducer – Peter Asher
3:21
A6 You've Got A Friend
Acoustic Guitar – Danny Kootch*, James Taylor (2)Backing Vocals – James Taylor (2), Joni MitchellBass – Lee Sklar*Congas – Danny Kootch*, Russ KunkelDrums, Cabasa – Russ KunkelEngineer – Richard Sanford OrshoffProducer – Peter AsherWritten-By – Carole King
4:29
B1 Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
Acoustic Guitar, Written-By – James Taylor (2)Bass – Lee Sklar*Drums, Congas – Russ KunkelElectric Guitar – Danny KortchmarMixed By – Robert Appére*Piano – Craig DoergeProducer – Peter AsherRecorded By [Tenor Solo] – Phil RamoneSaxophone [Tenor] – Michael Brecker
2:34
B2 Walking Man
Acoustic Guitar, Backing Vocals, Written-By – James Taylor (2)Bass – Andy MusonDrums – Rick MarottaElectric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar [Electric], Producer – David SpinozzaElectric Piano – Kenny Ascher*Engineer – Harry MaslinEngineer [Assisted] – Blaise Castellano, David HensonPercussion – Ralph Mac Donald*Strings, Concertmaster – Gene Orloff
3:30
B3 How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
Bass – Lee Sklar*Drums – Jim Keltner, Russ KunkelElectric Guitar – Danny KortchmarEngineer – Lee HerschbergHarmony Vocals – Carly SimonPiano, Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Clarence Mc Donald*Producer – Lenny Waronker, Russ TitelmanTambourine – Russ KunkelWritten-By – Holland, Dozier, Holland*
3:30
B4 Mexico
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Written-By – James Taylor (2)Bass – Lee Sklar*Drums, Shaker – Russ KunkelElectric Guitar – Danny KortchmarEngineer – Lee HerschbergHarmony Vocals – David Crosby, Graham NashHarp – Gayle LevantPercussion – Milt HollandProducer – Lenny Waronker, Russ Titelman
2:44
B5 Shower The People
Acoustic Guitar, Written-By – James Taylor (2)Bass – Lee Sklar*Bells [Orchestra], Vibraphone [Vibes] – Victor FeldmanDrums, Percussion – Russ KunkelElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Clarence Mc Donald*Engineer – Lee HerschbergHarmony Vocals – Carly Simon, James Taylor (2)Organ [Hornorgan] – Calrence Mc Donald*, Nick DeCaroOrgan [Voiceorgan] – Nick DeCaroProducer – Lenny Waronker, Russ Titelman
3:52
B6 Steamroller
Acoustic Guitar, Written-By – James Taylor (2)Bass – Lee Sklar*Drums – Russ KunkelElectric Guitar – Danny KortchmarEngineer – Lee HerschbergMixed By – Val GarayPiano – Clarence Mc Donald*Producer – Lenny Waronker, Peter Asher, Russ Titelman
5:19

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Credits

  • Design [Cover], Art DirectionKosh*
  • Photography [Sleeve] – Norman Seeff

Notes

Made in US.

2013 vinyl LP reissue of James Taylor's Greatest Hits by Rhino / Warner Bros. Records.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 081227962333
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched Side 1): BSK-3113-1-A WMM AJB
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched Side 1): BSK-3113-1-B WMM AJB

Other Versions (5 of 107) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BS 2979 James Taylor (2) James Taylor's Greatest Hits(LP, Comp, Gat) Warner Bros. Records BS 2979 US 1976 Sell This Version
WB 56 309, BS 2979, K 56 309 James Taylor (2) James Taylor's Greatest Hits(LP, Comp, RE) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records WB 56 309, BS 2979, K 56 309 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
3113-2, D 123790 James Taylor (2) James Taylor's Greatest Hits(CD, Comp, Club) Warner Bros. Records, BMG Direct 3113-2, D 123790 US Unknown Sell This Version
BS 2979 James Taylor (2) James Taylor's Greatest Hits(LP, Comp, Gat) Warner Bros. Records BS 2979 US 1976 Sell This Version
BSK 3113 James Taylor (2) Greatest Hits(LP, Comp, Club) Warner Bros. Records BSK 3113 Canada 1977 Sell This Version

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jsnook0211

jsnook0211

February 10, 2016

My copy sounded a tad dull, especially on side B. Bass was not as prominent as my older copy. The first few songs of side A were comparable to the old pressing, but You've Got A Friend was ridden with distortion. I ended up returning this and sticking with the original.