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Evening at Pops; James Taylor


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Evening at Pops
James Taylor
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Taped shows of the Boston Pops. First telecast on WGBH in June 1957; Arthur Fiedler conducting at MIT Kresge Auditorium. Premiered nationally July 5, 1970, performances at Symphony Hall. Series release date: 1970

Program Description

Pop-rock superstar James Taylor makes his Boston Pops debut with a program that includes several of his hits and a couple of surprises. The mellow rocker performs "Secret of Life" and "Copperline" with his band, then teams up with the Pops strings for "Carolina in My Mind" and the full orchestra for "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight." To top off the evening, Taylor, his band, and the Pops bring the house down with the bluesy "Steamroller."

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Broadcast program

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Performance for a Live Audience
Dangel, Susan (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Evening at Pops; James Taylor,” GBH Archives, accessed April 20, 2021,
MLA: “Evening at Pops; James Taylor.” GBH Archives. Web. April 20, 2021. <>.
APA: Evening at Pops; James Taylor. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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