Classic Songs

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Classic Songs
Compilation album by James Taylor
Released 1987
Genre Pop rock
Label CBS/WEA
James Taylor chronology
That's Why I'm Here
(1985)
Classic Songs
(1987)
Never Die Young
(1988)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic.com 4.5/5 stars[1]

Classic Songs is a compilation album by James Taylor. Only available in Europe it was, for a long time, the only compilation album to feature original versions of Taylor's classics. It spanned from his original work to his That's Why I'm Here album from 1985.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs by James Taylor except where indicated.

Side 1[edit]

  1. "Fire and Rain" 3:25
  2. "Mexico" 3:00
  3. "You've Got a Friend" (Carole King) 4:30
  4. "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)" (Holland–Dozier–Holland) 3:36
  5. "Carolina in My Mind" 4:00
  6. "Something in the Way She Moves" 3:09
  7. "Shower the People" 4:32
  8. "Sweet Baby James" 2:52

Side 2[edit]

  1. "That's Why I'm Here" 3:38
  2. "Everyday" (Holly, Petty) 3:12
  3. "Up on the Roof" (Goffin, King) 4:20
  4. "Your Smiling Face" 2:42
  5. "Her Town Too" (Souther, Taylor, Wachtel) 4:25
  6. "Handy Man" (Blackwell, Jones) 3:17
  7. "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight" 2:36
  8. "Only a Dream in Rio" 4:58

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic.com review
  2. ^ Woodstra, Chris. "Classic Songs - James Taylor". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-02-09.