James Taylor (b. 1948) is a folk singer who has appeared on Sesame Street in 1979 and 1980. He sang "That Grouchy Face," "Up on the Roof," and his own composition, "Jellyman Kelly," with lyrics by wife Carly Simon and daughter Sally Taylor on backup.
His brother is Livingston Taylor, also a singer/songwriter.
- In The Muppets episode "Going, Going, Gonzo", Scooter says his mom wakes him up by playing James Taylor music.