The Songwriting School of Los Angeles was proud to have legendary songwriter and recent Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductee Chip Taylor as our next guest on Tuesday, August 30 for Songwriters On Songwriting, Live - Interviews by Paul Zollo. He is best known for writing two classic songs, "Wild Thing," recorded by The Troggs, Jimi Hendrix and others - as well as "Angel of the Morning," recorded by Merrilee Rush, Evie Sands, Juice Newton and others. His songs have also been recorded by a multitude of artists, including Willie Nelson, The Hollies, Janis Joplin, Emmylou Harris, Waylon Jennings and many more. As a solo artist he's made many great albums, including Last Chance,The Trouble With Humans and Red Dog Tracks.
He also started his own label, Trainwreck Records, is a professional gambler, sometimes actor (was in Melvin and Howard) and is the brother of the actor Jon Voight. His latest release Little Brothers features thoughtful, poignant songs particularly resonant and necessary in these divided times. To hear and read more about Mr. Taylor's remarkable catalog, please visit him at Trainwreck Records.
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