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James Taylor Online 25th Anniversary 1

Today the James Taylor Online web site celebrates 25 years online! JTO was inauspiciously launched February 21, 1994 as a simple page on the then-nascent World Wide Web, and while many things have come and gone on the Internet since then, thankfully JT and his devoted fans have not. Whether you’ve been here from the beginning or found the site today, thank you so much for being a part of our little community. — Joel Risberg, JTO Webmaster A JTO Timeline James Taylor Online has done quite a bit of growing up in 25 years. Below you’ll find a timeline of the site’s various incarnations and milestones. Much of the information within the archived pages is now outdated and many of the links are now non-functional, but […]

Valerie Carter Dies At Age 64 1

JT’s longtime backup singer Valerie Carter died March 3 in St. Petersburg, Florida at the age of 64. She performed live with JT for many years and appeared on at least five of his studio and live albums. She had also performed with a long list of major pop and rock stars as a backup and studio performer during her long career. In recent years Carter had struggled with drug problems, leading to JT attending her drug court graduation in 2011 in a show of support. A cause of death was not made public. For more background be sure to read Laura Stegman’s circa 2001 JTO feature interview with Carter.

Valerie Carter