Letters, Mar. 22, 1971

Sharing the Search

Sir: Your cover story on James Taylor [March 1] was a delight. The Taylors personify the sort of torment and genesis of the young today. I am pleased that they are sharing their search with us.

MIKE OTIS Fulton, N.Y.

Sir: Here we go again. All the prerequisites for musical success are outlined there—confusion, insecurity, alienation, drug affliction. How ironic that this morass of self-pity is to be preferred over adult hang-ups. Oh, for the shaggy innocence of I Want to Hold Your Hand!

LARRY TYLER Lawrence, Kans.

Sir: Your article...

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