Australian singles charts:
Fire and Rain entered the Kent charts on 9 November 1970 and peaked at #6. The song was #47 on the Top 100 of 1970.
The song is on Sweet Baby James which entered the Kent album charts on 21 December 1970 and peaked at #7.
This song is about the high and low points of Taylor’s life. He was only 20 when he wrote it in 1968, but was battling depression and drug addiction.
This was the song that took Taylor from little-known troubadour to star of the ’70s singer-songwriter movement.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/james-taylor/fire-and-rain
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