There are plenty of reasons why singer-songwriter Ben Taylor might seem cranky. Perhaps he doesn't like conducting interviews from his tour bus. Maybe he's lost patience with one of his companions, a Jack Russell terrier (it belongs to tourmate Tristan Prettyman's percussionist) that's eager to escape the vehicle by any means necessary. Or it could be that he's temporarily exhausted from the effort of trying to make a name for himself when the names of his mom and dad, '70s icons Carly Simon and James Taylor, are infinitely better known. He... More >>>