1971


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27-City U.S. Tour
with Carole King and Danny Kortchmar’s band, Jo Mama

January 25, 1971

Fillmore East, New York, NY

Set I

Country Road
Knockin’ Around The Zoo
Okie from Muskogee
Blossom
In My Reply
Sweet Baby James
Up on the Roof
Carolina In My Mind
Riding On A Railroad
Fire And Rain
Highway Song
Lo and Behold
Machine Gun Kelly
Hey Mister, That’s Me Up On The Jukebox

Set II

A Little Help From my Friends
Long Ago and Far Away
Something in the Way She Moves
Blossom
Tube Rose Snuff Song
Greensleeves
Sunny Skies
Diamond Joe
Coca Cola Commercial
Carolina in My Mind
Riding on a Railroad
Fire and Rain
Highway Song
Lo and Behold
Machine Gun Kelly
Hey Mister, That’s Me Up on the Jukebox
Steamroller
Night Owl
You Can Close Your Eyes
Sweet Baby James

Note: This was a benefit concert for Native Americans. There were 2 shows at 8:00 and 11:30 PM.
Paul McCartney? was in the audience for the second show.

March 7, 1971

Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa, FL

JO MAMA opened the Show:

The Sky Is Falling
Keep On Truckin’

Setlist:

Sweet Baby James
Dixie
Something in the Way She Moves
For Free
Chili Dog
Sunny Skies
Places In My Past
Carolina In My Mind
Long Ago and Far Away
Blossom
Country Road
Hey Mister That’s Me Up On The Jukebox
Highway Song
Fire and Rain
Love Has Brought Me Around
Woh Don’t You Know
Steamroller
Come On Brother Get On Up and Help Me Find This Groove
Promised Land
You Can Close Your Eyes

Musicians:

James Taylor – acoustic and electric guitars and vocals
Russell Kunkel – drums
Leland Sklar – bass
Danny Kortchmar – electric and acoustic guitars
Carole King – piano and vocals
Abigale Haness – vocals
Charles Larkey – bass
Ralph Schucket – organ and piano
Joel “Bishop” O’Brien – drums

James Taylor – 03/12/71

with Jo Mama and Carole King

Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

Jo Mama opened; Carole did a brief solo set and then played piano throughout James’ set.

James Taylor – 03/17/71

State Fair Music Hall, Dallas, TX

Setlist:

With A Little Help From My Friends
Something In The Way She Moves
Rainy Day Man
Sunny Skies
Hey Mister, That’s Me Up On The Jukebox
Sweet Baby James
Greensleeves
Places In My Past
Carolina In My Mind
Long Ago And Far Away
Blossom

Set II

Country Road
Riding On A Railroad
Fire And Rain
Love Has Brought Me Around
Woh, Don’t You Know
Steamroller
Come On Brother, Get On Up And Help Me Find This Groove
Promised Land
You Can Close Your Eyes

Musicians:

James Taylor – acoustic and electric guitars and vocals
Russell Kunkel – drums
Leland Sklar – bass
Danny Kortchmar – electric and acoustic guitars
Carole King – piano and vocals
Abigale Haness – vocals
Charles Larkey – bass
Ralph Schucket – organ and piano
Joel “Bishop” O’Brien – drums

James Taylor – 03/21/71

Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA

Setlist:

1. Sweet Baby James
2. Something In the Way She Moves
3. Hey Mister, That’s Me Up On the Jukebox
4. Sunny Skies
5. Chili Dog
6. Riding On a Railroad
7. Conversation (JT speaking to audience)
8. Places In My Past
9. You Can Close Your Eyes
10. Soldiers
11. Carolina In My Mind
12. Long Ago And Far Away
13. Country Road
14. Fire and Rain
15. Sixteen Candles
16. Love Has Brought Me Around
17. Woh, Don’t You Know
18. Steamroller Blues
19. Come On Brother, Get On Up and Help Me Find this Groove
20. The Promised Land
21. Isn’t It Nice To Be Home Again

Musicians:

James Taylor – acoustic and electric guitars and vocals
Russell Kunkel – drums
Leland Sklar – bass
Danny Kortchmar – electric and acoustic guitars
Carole King – piano and vocals
Abigale Haness – vocals
Charles Larkey – bass
Ralph Schucket – organ and piano
Joel “Bishop” O’Brien – drums

James Taylor – 03/25/71

Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, CA

Setlist:

Sweet Baby James
Something In the Way She Moves
Greensleeves
Tube Rose Snuff
Sunny Skies
Chili Dog
Rainy Day Man
Riding On A Railroad
Places In My Past
Carolina In My Mind
Long Ago And Far Away
Blossom
Country Road
Highway Song
On Broadway
Fire and Rain
Love Has Brought Me Around
Woh, Don’t You Know
Steamroller Blues
Get On Up And Help Me Find This Groove
Promised Land
You Can Close Your Eyes

Musicians:

James Taylor – acoustic and electric guitars and vocals
Russell Kunkel – drums
Leland Sklar – bass
Danny Kortchmar – electric and acoustic guitars
Carole King – piano and vocals
Abigale Haness – vocals
Charles Larkey – bass
Ralph Schucket – organ and piano
Joel “Bishop” O’Brien – drums

 

UK/Germany Tour

July 9, 1071

Festival Hall – London, UK

July 10, 1971

Colston Hall – Bristol, UK

July 11, 1971

Free Trade Hall – Manchester, UK

July 13, 1971

City Hall – Glasgow, UK

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July 14, 1971

City Hall – Newcastle-on-tyne, UK

July 16, 1971

Fairfield Halls – Croydon, UK

Dates in Germany (details unknown)

July 24, 1971

Lincoln Folk Festival – Lincolnshire, UK

Set I
Sweet Baby James
Sunny Skies
Steamroller
Up On The Roof
Rainy Day Man
You’ve Got A Friend
Knocking ‘Round The Zoo
Fire And Rain
Carolina In My Mind

The first four tracks are solo. Lee Sklar (bass) and Russ Kunkel (drums) join him beginning with “Rainy Day Man”.

James Taylor – ?/1971

Bushnell Performing Arts Center, Hartford, CT

With Carole King and Jo Mama

1. Long Ago And Far Away
2. Soldiers
3. Greensleeves
4. Rainy Day Man
5. Places In My Past
6. Carolina In My Mind
7. Hey Mister, That’s Me Up On The Jukebox