1984


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January 12 and 14: Performs at “Rock in Rio” concert in Brazil. The song “Only a Dream In Rio” was inspired by this visit.

 

James Taylor – 04/21/84

Holiday Star Theater, Merrillville, IN

Setlist:

1. Something In The Way She Moves
2. Mona Story
3. Mona
4. Baby, It’s Cold Outside
5. Up On The Roof
6. Mexico
7. Band Introductions
8. Handy Man
9. Millworker
10. Song For You Far Away
11. Bartender’s Blues
12. Brother Trucker
13. Knock On Wood
14. Country Road
15. Shower The People
16. Carolina In My Mind
17. Sweet Baby James
18. Long Ago And Far Away
19. Something’s Wrong

1. Family Man
2. That’s Why I’m Here
3. Turn Away
4. Hour That The Morning Comes
5. Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
6. Your Smiling Face
7. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
8. Steamroller
9. You’ve Got A Friend
10. You Can Close Your Eyes
11. Fire And Rain

Musicians:

Dan Dugmore – pedal steel, banjo, tombrone and electric guitar
Billy Payne – keyboards
Rick Schlosser – drums
Lee Sklar – bass

James Taylor – 05/09/84

Performing Arts Center, San Jose, CA

Setlist:

Carolina In My Mind
Mona story
Mona
Baby, It’s Cold Outside
Up On The Roof
Mexico
band introductions
Handy Man
Millworker
Bartender’s Blues
Brother Trucker
Knock On Wood
Country Road
Shower The People
Sweet Baby James
Long Ago And Far Away

Family Man
Johnnie Comes Back
That’s Why I’m Here
Turn Away
Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
Your Smiling Face
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
Steamroller
You’ve Got A Friend
You Can Close Your Eyes

Musicians:

Dan Dugmore – guitar, pedal steel, backup vocals
Billy Payne – keyboards, synthesizers
Rick Schlosser – percussion, drums
Lee Sklar – bass

James Taylor – 08/17/84

Garden States Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ

Setlist:

You Can Close Your Eyes
Something In The Way She Moves
Sweet Baby James
Carolina In My Mind
Money Machine
Your Smiling Face
Traffic Jam
Sea Cruise
BSUR
Bartender’s Blues
Brother Trucker

Band Intros
Millworker
That’s Why I’m Here
Johnnie Comes Back
Mexico
Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
Up On The Roof
Knock On Wood
How Sweet It Is
Steamroller
Fire And Rain
That Lonesome Road

Note: The song “That’s Why I’m Here” is played a full year before it was released on the album.