“Enough To Be On Your Way” by James Taylor (1997)

James Taylor wrote “Enough To Be On Your Way” following the 1993 death of his brother Alex. He’s said in interviews that he wanted to make sense of the event without making it very obviously about Alex’s passing, so created some narrative distance by changing some details and singing about “Alice” instead of “Alex”. However… Read More “Enough To Be On Your Way” by James Taylor (1997)

“Another Grey Morning” by James Taylor (1977)

And now we go from hopeful to hopeless with the same artist. As much as James Taylor’s voice has communicated reassurance and comfort to me on a number of occasions, the man has released some of the most profoundly sad songs I know. “Another Grey Morning”, from 1977’s album JT (his Columbia Records debut and the… Read More “Another Grey Morning” by James Taylor (1977)