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Category: Carole King

Carole King – A Natural Woman

April 11, 2012 | Carole King, Commentary

Carole King and her first husband Gerry Goffin can be considered the voice of the 60′s with the many songs that they wrote and had recorded. Included among these are Will You Still Love Me Tommorrow recorded by The Shirelles, Pleasant Valley Sunday by the Monkees, and (You Make me Feel Like (A Natural Women) […]

Carole King – I Feel The Earth Move

April 9, 2012 | 1971, Carole King, Female, Number 1, Top 40

Not sure where this video originally appeared, but it’s a nice version of one of the best songs from her great LP Tapestry.

Carole King – Tapestry

July 30, 2011 | 1971, Album Cuts, Carole King, Female

In early January of 1971 songwriter Carole King recorded her 2nd solo album as a singer.  When Tapestry was release a few months later, no one knew nor imagine how popular the album would become. It was the biggest Album of 1971 remaining at the Number 1 spot for 15 weeks and on the Album […]

James Taylor – You’ve Got A Friend

July 19, 2011 | 1971, Carole King, James Taylor, Male, Number 1

With Carole King, the song’s composer backing him on piano. This is James Taylor’s only number 1 on the Billboard charts reaching the top spot on July 31, 1971. The album Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon, the album where this song first appeared, peaked at the Number 2 spot on the albums charts. […]

The Loco-motion

May 15, 2010 | 1974, Carole King, Female, Grand Funk (Railroad), Group, Number 1

Grand Funk, the self proclaimed American Band, was pure rock band. In 1974 as they were working on their album Shinin’ On and was thinking that they may need one more song to complete it. Mark Farner as a lark began singing ‘Everybody’s doing a brand new dance now’, which with standard reaction other members […]

Carole King – Really Rosie

July 29, 2009 | 1975, Carole King, Female

In 1975 Carole King teamed with author Maurice Sendak to bring characters from some of his Children books to the television screen. Really Rosie debuted on CBS TV in February 1975. Carole King voiced the part of Rosie as well as performing the songs. She released the album of songs that reached Number 20 on […]

Top Songs – 1971

July 15, 2009 | 1971, Carole King, Commentary, Osmonds, The Who, Three Dog Night

It seems as if nearly everyone has a single year that stands out as the one the produced their favorite songs. Or maybe I should say a year that produced more of their favorite songs than any other. For me that year was 1971. It was the year that I became a teenager and listened […]

Pop Queens of the 70s

May 12, 2009 | Aretha Franklin, Carly Simon, Carole King, Donna Summer, Female, Linda Ronstadt, Stevie Nicks

When thinking about the Queens of Pop music of the seventies the first one that comes to mind is the King, Carole King. Carole King was born Carole Klein in 1942. She along with her then husband, Gerry Goffin, pen some of the greatest pop hits of the early 70s, “Will You Still Love Me, […]