Shawn Colvin had steadily built a name for herself as a folk singer. But “Sunny Came Home” took her on a rocket ride to a Grammy award.
Marc Cohn took some advice from James Taylor and took a little trip for inspiration. The result? “Walking In Memphis.”
There are times when only another musician can pick up the “spark” from another. We have so many to thank for introducing great talent.
Fifty years ago, we got a taste of the troubadour style of James Taylor. “Mud Slide Slim” yielded plenty of acoustic classics.