Best James Taylor Songs

maggot-104

The Top Ten

1 Fire and Rain

Sweet dreams and flying machines IN PIECES ON THE GROUND. Haha! - istooduptoabully

Great lyricist, great musician, great voice - Billyv

2 Sweet Baby James

"There's a song that they sing when they take to the highway,
A song that they sing when they take to the sea
A song that they sing of their home in the sky
Maybe you can believe it if it helps you to sleep
But singing works just fine for me..."
What a Phenomenal album - his best - Billyv

3 Carolina in My Mind

This is the simplest most beautiful song he has sung in my opinion. My apologies to Sweet Baby James and Fire and Rain. Those are certainly deserving of #1 as well.

4 Shower the People

Just a great song,

5 Something in the Way She Moves
6 You've Got a Friend
7 Secret O'Life
8 Handy Man
9 Mexico

This will always be my favorite. - Beatlesboy9

10 Your Smiling Face

The Newcomers

? Traffic Jam

The Contenders

11 Country Road
12 Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
13 You Can Close Your Eyes
14 Walking Man
15 How Sweet It is (To Be Loved by You)

Super catchy song, and sweet sax solo!

16 Steamroller Blues
17 Caroline I See You
18 Mockingbird
19 Suite for 20 G
20 Her Town Too
21 Everyday
22 Up On the Roof
23 Song for You Far Away
24 Boatman
25 Never Die Young
26 Hard Times
27 Copperline

Fantastic song. Terribly underrated.

28 Hangnail
29 Steamroller
30 Long Ago and Far Away
31 Honey Don't Leave L.A.
32 Machine Gun Kelly
33 Mud Slide Slim
34 Blossom
35 Wichita Linemen
36 Captain Jim's Drunken Dream
37 Like Everyone She Knows
38 Wild Mountain Thyme
39 If I Keep My Heart Out of Sight
40 Highway Song
41 Only a Dream In Rio
42 Bittersweet
43 Golden Moments
44 Millworker
45 Anywhere Like Heaven
BAdd New Item

Related Lists

James Taylor Songs With the Best Lyrics Best Songs from Elton John and James Taylor Top Ten Best Taylor Swift Songs Best Songs From Taylor Swift's Red Best Songs From Taylor Swift's Speak Now

List Stats

100 votes
46 listings
7 years, 118 days old

Top Remixes (4)

1. Shower the People
2. Sweet Baby James
3. Fire and Rain
Mumbizz01
1. You've Got a Friend
2. Fire and Rain
3. Carolina in My Mind
Ajkloth
1. Fire and Rain
2. Sweet Baby James
3. Something in the Way She Moves
Billyv

WRemix
View All 4

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P