• Never Die Young When James Taylor released his 12th album, Never Die Young, in January of 1988, I was 13 — just the right age to have little to no awareness of his place in the rock firmament. He’d started coming out of his mid-period slump with his previous effort, 1985’s That’s Why I’m Here, but he wasn’t […] Jeff Giles 6 min read August 21, 2014