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Makin Waves Song of the Week: "How Sweet It Is" by Taylor Simon King


By Bob Makin

originally published: 11/05/2021

Makin Waves Song of the Week: "How Sweet It Is" by Taylor Simon King

Taylor Simon King is a celebration of legendary troubadours James Taylor, Carly Simon and Carole King. Their version of “How Sweet It Is” is the Makin Waves Song of the Week. PHOTO BY MARK WEISS

Jersey Shore songstress Lisa Sherman’s latest production celebrates three iconic American troubadours: James Taylor, Carly Simon and Carole King.

Taylor Simon King’s cover of JT’s cover of the Marvin Gaye classic “How Sweet It Is” is the Makin Waves Song of the Week.

As the Makin Waves Song of the Week, “How Sweet It Is” also can be heard between 6 and 8 p.m. on Nov. 5 on “Radio Jersey” at ThePenguinRocks.com

Taylor Simon King’s clever musical arrangements and carefully chosen, unforgettable songs take audiences through decades of the legendary singer-songwriters’ individual careers and beloved music.



 
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The band also includes co-vocalists Byron Smith and Mary McCrink, guitarists Ralph Notaro and Todd Sherman, violinist Gary Oleyar, saxophonist-percussionist Tommy Labella, keyboardist Sam Sherman, drummer Lance Stark, and bassist Buddy Allen. 

Experience them live Nov. 12, Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope; Nov. 26, Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook, and Jan. 21, Carteret Performing Arts Center. 

In the meantime, enjoy this trailer:

Having starred in other popular productions on and off Broadway, Lisa created and produces Taylor Simon King with husband Franke Previte, Best Song Oscar winner for “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life)” from “Dirty Dancing.”

For more info, visit www.taylorsimonking.com.

Bob Makin has produced Makin Waves since 1988. Follow Makin Waves on Facebook and contact Bob at makinwaves64@yahoo.com.



 
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