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James Taylor Joins Jimmy Buffett On Stage

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Musician James Taylor performs at the 2014 Toys 'R' Us Children's Fund Gala at the New York Marriott Marquis on May 15, 2014 in New York City. NEW ORLEANS, LA - MAY 07: Jimmy Buffett performs during the 2011 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 6 presented by Shell at The Fair Grounds Race Course on May 7, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
A couple of singer-songwriter icons took a rare moment to get together on stage over the weekend in Detroit.

James Taylor joined Jimmy Buffett for a rendition of the former's "Mexico" on Saturday night (July 26) at Comerica Park in Detroit. Taylor wrote and recorded the song for his 1975 album "Gorilla," while Buffett -- who said to the crowd, "Look who I ran into backstage..." before bringing Taylor out -- covered "Mexico" for his 1995 album "Barometer Soup." Taylor was in town to play a concert the following night. The show was streamed on Buffett's Margaritaville TV Internet service.

Taylor wraps up his North American tour on August 9 in Oklahoma City before taking part in a nine-day cruise out of New York City starting August 27. He then disembarks in the U.K. to begin a European tour on September 5. Buffett returns to the road on August 16 in Bristow, Virginia.