Mayor Foxx refuses... to sing James Taylor

"Carolina in my mind"

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - It was actually shocking that anybody did agree to sing for a stranger in front of a TV camera.

With the news Friday morning that James Taylor will be performing at CarolinaFest 2012 and the Presidential acceptance speech at Bank of America Stadium, I thought it would be appropriate to pay homage to the award-winning musician.

I approached several people who refused to belt out their favorite James Taylor tune. Mayor Anthony Foxx first refused, then sort of hummed a little, then folded under my intense pressure and sang a tiny bit.

He was a good sport. As were the other folks who bit a pretty brave bullet and let their vocals loose on television.

Check out the video to hear.

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