James Taylor (2) ‎– The Best Of James Taylor

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Warner Bros. Records ‎– R2 73837
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1 Something In The Way She Moves
Engineer – Barry Sheffield, Malcolm ToftProducer – Peter Asher
2:26
2 Sweet Baby James
Engineer – Bill LazerusProducer – Peter Asher
2:53
3 Fire And Rain
Double Bass – Bobby West*Engineer – Bill LazerusProducer – Peter Asher
3:25
4 Country Road (Single Version)
Engineer – Bill LazerusProducer – Peter Asher
3:31
5 You've Got A Friend
Engineer – Richard Sanford OrshoffProducer – Peter Asher
4:30
6 You Can Close Your Eyes
Engineer – Richard Sanford OrshoffProducer – Peter Asher
2:31
7 Long Ago And Far Away
Engineer – Richard Sanford OrshoffProducer – Peter Asher
2:21
8 Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
Engineer – Peter Asher, Phil Ramone, Robert Appére*Engineer [Assistant] – Jock McLean, Rich BlakinMixed By – Robert Appére*Producer – Peter AsherSaxophone [Tenor] – Michael Brecker
2:36
9 Walking Man
Arranged By – David Spinozza, James Taylor (2)Electric Piano – Kenny Ascher*Engineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Blaise Castellano, David HensonEngineer, Mixed By – Harry MaslinGuitar [Acoustic Electric] – David SpinozzaProducer – David SpinozzaStrings [Concert Master] – Gene Orloff
3:34
10 How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Clarence McDonaldEngineer [Additional Engineering] – Donn LandeeEngineer [Assistant] – Loyd ClifftEngineer, Mixed By – Lee HerschbergProducer – Lenny Waronker, Russ TitelmanSaxophone – David Sanborn
3:36
11 Mexico
Engineer [Additional Engineering] – Donn LandeeEngineer [Assistant] – Loyd ClifftEngineer, Mixed By – Lee HerschbergHarp – Gayle LevantProducer – Lenny Waronker, Russ TitelmanShaker – Russ Kunkel
2:59
12 Shower The People
Bells [Orchestra], Percussion [Vibes] – Victor FeldmanElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Clarence McDonaldEngineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Loyd ClifftEngineer, Mixed By – Lee HerschbergPerformer [Voiceorgan] – Nick DeCaroProducer – Lenny Waronker, Russ Titelman
4:32
13 Golden Moments
Engineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Loyd ClifftEngineer, Mixed By – Lee HerschbergHarp – Gayle LevantPerformer [Voiceorgan] – Nick DeCaroProducer – Lenny Waronker, Russ TitelmanTriangle – Bobbye Hall
3:31
14 Steamroller (Live, 1975)
Engineer – Lee HerschbergProducer – Lenny Waronker, Peter Asher, Russ Titelman
5:06
15 Carolina In My Mind (1976 Version)
Engineer – Val GarayFiddle – Byron BerlineHarmonium – Andrew GoldProducer – Peter Asher
3:59
16 Handy Man
Engineer, Mixed By – Val GarayProducer – Peter Asher
3:19
17 Your Smiling Face
Engineer, Mixed By – Val GarayProducer – Peter Asher
2:47
18 Up On The Roof
Engineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – George Ybarra, Lincoln Clapp, Michael O'ReillyEngineer, Mixed By – Val GarayProducer – Peter Asher
4:21
19 Only A Dream In Rio
Engineer [Assistant], Mixed By [Assistant] – Billy Miranda, Moira Marquis, Renatta BlauerEngineer, Mixed By – Frank FilipettiProducer – Frank Filipetti, James Taylor (2)
5:02
20 Bittersweet
Engineer – Niko BolasProducer – Danny Kortchmar
3:44

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Came packaged with a slip cover over a clear jewel case.

Original track sources:
1: <A HREF="http://www.discogs.com/release/620592">album <I>James Taylor</I> (Apple / 17 Feb. 1969)</A>
2 & 3: album <I>Sweet Baby James</I> (Warner Bros. / Feb. 1970)
4: single (Warner Bros. / 30 Dec. 1970)
5 to 7: <A HREF="http://www.discogs.com/release/597426">album <I>Mud Slide Slim And The Blue Horizon</I> (Warner Bros. / 16 Mar. 1971)</A>
8: album <I>One Man Dog</I> (Warner Bros. / Nov. 1972)
9: album <I>Walking Man</I> (Warner Bros. / 13 Jun. 1974)
10 & 11: <A HREF="http://www.discogs.com/release/700527">album <I>Gorilla</I> (Warner Bros. / 5 May 1975)</A>
12 & 13: album <I>In The Pocket</I> (Warner Bros. / 10 Jun. 1976)
14 & 15: compilation <I>Greatest Hits</I> (Warner Bros. / 12 Nov. 1976)
16 & 17: <A HREF="http://www.discogs.com/release/701095">album <I>JT</I> (Columbia / 24 Jun. 1977)</A>
18: album <I>Flag</I> (Columbia / 26 Apr. 1979)
19: album <I>That's Why I'm Here</I> (Columbia / 17 Oct. 1985)
20: new recording

Eliane Elias is incorrectly credited as "Eliane Eliaf" in the CD booklet's liner notes.

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  • Barcode (Scanned): 081227383725

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
8122-73837-2 James Taylor (2) The Best Of James Taylor(CD, Album, Comp) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Strategic Marketing 8122-73837-2 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
8122-73837-2 James Taylor (2) The Best Of James Taylor(CD, Album, Comp) Warner Bros. Records 8122-73837-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
WTVD 73837 James Taylor (2) The Best Of James Taylor(CD, Album, Comp, RM) Warner Bros. Records WTVD 73837 Canada 2003 Sell This Version
8122738372 James Taylor (2) You've Got A Friend: The Best Of James Taylor(CD, Album, Comp, RE, RM) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Strategic Marketing 8122738372 Australia Unknown Sell This Version
8122-73837-4 James Taylor (2) The Best Of James Taylor(Cass, Comp) Warner Bros. Records 8122-73837-4 Malaysia 2003 Sell This Version

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