Carole King brought the fledgling singer/songwriter phenomenon to the masses with Tapestry, one of the most successful albums in pop music history. A remarkably expressive and intimate record, it's a work of consummate craftsmanship…
The 1970s was a golden era for female artists, spawning tracks that to this day are still remembered fondly by both those who lived through the period, along with the generation that followed who now bear witness to the awe-inspiring legacy of artists at their very peak; when pop ruled the airwaves.
"…I tend to agree that there are several cuts where the mids were a bit loud but maybe MFSL was just being faithful to the original master tape. But this sacd version is clearly superior to the 1996 cd version. To sum up, my purchase of this version is really justified." ~sa-cd.net
This disc offers intimate early performances from two artists whose stars were on the rise when the concerts were given: James Taylor, recorded live in 1970, and Carole King, recorded in 1971 (with Taylor appearing as a sideman).
This astounding collection of 13 original recordings by featuring many of her most famous songs is finally being released for the very first time! proves once and for all precisely why she is the most successful and revered female singer/songwriter in music history. Includes the original demoed recordings of such future standards as and more. Also features early takes of six tracks that formed the basis for King's worldwide solo breakthrough ; one of the best-selling and most beloved albums of all time. This collection forms the lost missing link in the chain of 's career.
Japanese-only collection from the singer/songwriter who helped to change the course of Pop music with her songwriting skills during the '60s and her own solo recordings in the '70s. 21 tracks including , , , , and many more.
On January 24, 2014, Carole King was honored as the 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year. At a gala event in Los Angeles, Carole and a cast of superstar guests including Sara Bareilles, Alicia Keys, Gloria Estefan, Lady Gaga, Zac Brown and James Taylor performed some of the quintessential songs from her renowned and celebrated career. Proceeds from the sale of this product will provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures that music professionals have a place to turn in times of financial, medical and personal need.
is a 2001 studio album by . Distributed by , it was her first release on her label. As of 2015, it is her most recent album of new material. During the release for the album, appeared in a series of television advertisements for , in which she performs a medley of and the lead single from the album, .
is a live album by released in 2005. It consists of live recordings of most of the songs from . Her daughters and and background singer and guitarist joined her on several songs. This album debuted at #17 in the US, becoming 's highest-charting album since 1977. This was largely due to television advertisements and being available in Starbucks retailers. For the week of July 18, 2005 it was the #1 album on Amazon.com. It was the #2 album of July 2005 on Amazon.com. In its first week, sold 44,000 copies in the United States. It has since sold over 330,000 copies in the United States. In August 2006, the album re-entered the at #151, as it was once again available in all Starbucks locations in the US.