Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #454: “Fire And Rain”- James Taylor. September 12, 1970.
- Single: “Fire And Rain”- James Taylor
- Record Company- Warner Bros
- Genre: Pop
- Written by James Taylor
- Time: 3:20
- B-side:”Anywhere Like Heaven”
- Album-Sweet Baby James
- Grade: A+
- Peaked at #3 16 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.
James Taylor’s first chart hit- and it was a big one- born in 1943 in Boston- Taylor has had a successful career over the past 50 years as a soft rock singer/ songwriter. guitarist. He was voted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. I thought he was more successful on the charts- he has had 22 Hot 100 singles- with 14 making the Top 40. His only #1 was “You’ve Got A Friend ” in 1971.