What are you most looking forward to during your study abroad experience?I am looking forward to getting to know the Côte d’Azur region a lot better, making friends from all over the world, and improving my French language skills.It was colorful, warm, by the Mediterranean Sea, and very beautiful.Once I figured out that I could go back for four months, I couldn’t turn it down.Fun Fact: Hobbies include looking for adventure, going on coffee dates, wearing red lipstick, reading, and having dance parties to Taylor Swift.Taylor achieved his breakthrough in 1970 with the No. 1 hit the following year with "You've Got a Friend", a recording of Carole King's classic song.His 1976 Greatest Hits album was certified Diamond and has sold 12 million US copies.
His chart performance had a resurgence during the late 1990s and 2000s, when he recorded some of his most-awarded work (including Hourglass, October Road, and Covers).
He achieved his first number one album in the US in 2015 with his recording Before This World.
He is notable for his popular covers of other peoples' songs, such as "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)" and the aforementioned "You've Got A Friend", as well as originals such as "Fire and Rain".
His mother, the former Gertrude Woodard (1921–2015), studied singing with Marie Sundelius at the New England Conservatory of Music and was an aspiring opera singer before the couple's marriage in 1946.
James would later say, "Chapel Hill, the Piedmont, the outlying hills, were tranquil, rural, beautiful, but quiet.