Jimmy Fallon made a parody with James Taylor’s 1970 classic “Fire and Rain”, transforming the tune into a critic to Donald Trump’s administration. The song was called “Fire and Fury,” after Michael Wolff’s controversial new book about President Donald Trump and his administration.
The parody also covered Steve Bannon’s downfall, the campaign’s shock that Trump actually won and the President’s erratic Twitter, television and dietary habits.
“He’s had a light snack of six Big Macs while he’s watching three TVs,” Fallon sang. “He’s turned the White House into a total shithole.” Fallon closed “Fire and Fury” with a plea for Robert Mueller to “friggin hurry” and his predictions for 2020: “And this time I’ll be the one who calls Putin/ Because in 2020, Oprah – Oprah’s gonna win.”
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Among James Taylor’s hits are “You’ve Got a Friend”; “Carolina in My Mind”; “Sweet Baby James”; “Fire and Rain”; “Mexico”; “Shower the People”; “How Sweet It Is”; and “Only a Dream in Rio”.
In professional life, James belongs to “school stylists of musicians” which includes partners like Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon, Art Garfunkel, Paul Simon, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Jackson Browne, Linda Rondstadt, Bonnie Raitt and Stevie Wonder; and in the period that he commercialized, was between groups of musicians (besides already mentioned) like: Don McLean, John Denver, Jim Croce and Cat Stevens although he never touched with these last ones.
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