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Articles and Interviews – 2018


Suffice it to say that the past has always loomed large throughout Chip Taylor's career. That's all the more obvious if only for the fact that Taylor wrote some of the biggest pop hits of the 60s, "Wild Thing" (famously recorded by The Troggs, Jimi Hendrix and innumerable others), "Angel of the Morning"(the oft-covered seminal hit by Merilee Rush and later, Juice Newton), "Anyway You Want Me" (another smash success by The Troggs) "I Can't Let Go" (an early hit by the Hollies, later revived by Linda Ronstadt) and "Son of a Rotten Gambler" (another hit the Hollies could claim).

At the same time, Taylor's always been intent on moving forward, as evidenced by a stunning series of solo albums that date back to the early 70s, a testament to a prolific prowess that's been unwavering since the beginning.

Ironically, past and present frequently collide. Recently Taylor uncovered a cache of songs intended for release, but then somehow forgotten. Recorded nearly a dozen years... »»»

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