New concert documentary, Carol King and James Taylor: Call my name, showcases two musical icons as they perform a section of hits in their respective catalogs, as well as interviews that explore their careers – watch the first trailer below.
The concert documentary will feature the best tracks from King and Taylor’s 2010 Troubadour reunion tour, including “You Have a Friend,” “It’s Too Late,” and “Sweet Baby James.”
The trailer also features King and Taylor’s “So Far Away” and “Fire and Rain.” The joint live broadcasts of 1970 and 2007, including previously unseen footage, provide additional live material.
The show, commissioned by director Frank Marshall and Acesparks Films and HBO Max, also features images of the couple interviewed in July 2021 at the University of South New Hampshire Arena in Manchester.
The documentary explores the story behind King and Taylor’s friendship, as well as a series of song stories, including “You Have a Friend”.
Taylor first heard King perform a new song at the time – which he says “came through me” – during a soundtrack before the 2010 Troubadour debut show, and details how he came to cover it. Additional comments come from Danny Kortchmar, Russ Kunkel and Lee Sklar, as well as musician and producer Peter Asher.
Carol King and James Taylor: Call my name the premiere will be broadcast live on Acesparks and Acesparksgo on January 2 at 21:00 Eastern Time (GMT 2:00). It will be available on request from cable and satellite providers, Acesparksgo and Acesparks mobile apps from January 3-9. There is currently no information about the audience coming from the UK.
You can watch the trailer Here through Rolling Stone.
“I had some talent and arrogance in my youth, without which no one could ever do anything because you would have blocked your sewing,” Taylor recalls. GuitarWorld listening in front of Paul McCartney and George Harrison.
“I knew it was kind of good, too. It worked for me and I was a music connoisseur. I thought, “This thing could go somewhere. I want someone to hear that. I have experienced this feeling several times at different points in my life, ”he said.