CAROLE KING BIOGRAPHY

1961       1962       1963       1964       1966       1967       1968       1969      

1960

Guest artist: arranged "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" by The Shirelles

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1961

Feb. 5: First #1 song Will You Love Me Tomorrow."

Carole was 17 years old. It was the first song by an both an all-girl and an all-black girl group to top the Billboard Hot 100.

"Take Good Care of My Baby" and "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" were BMI All-Time Hit Songs

GUEST ARTIST

YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
1961 Bert Dache Not Just Tomorrow, But Always arranger
1961 Chuck Jackson I Don't Want to Cry/Just Once arranger
1961 Tony Orlando Halfway to Paradise/Lonely Tomorrows arranger
1961 Tony Orlando Happy Times Are Here to Stay arranger
1961 Tony Orlando Bless You/Am I the Guy arranger
1961 Tony Orlando Talkin' About You/My Baby's a Stranger arranger

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1962

Jan.: "Crying in the Rain," "Go Away Little Girl," "Her Royal Majesty," and "Loco-Motion" were BMI Citation Achievement Award Winners

GUEST ARTIST

YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
1962 Chuck Jackson The Prophet arranger
1962 Kenny Karen A Face in the Crowd arranger
1962 Tony Orlando Chills arranger, conductor

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1963

"Don't Say Nothin' Bad (About My Baby)," "Hey Girl," "I Can't Stay Mad at You," "One Fine Day" and "Up on the Roof" were BMI All-Time Hit Songs

GUEST ARTIST

YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
1963 The Cookies Girls Grow Up Faster Than Boys/Chains arranger
1963 Big Dee Irwin You're My Inspiration arranger
1963 Big Dee Irwin Happy Being Fat/Soul Waltzin' arranger
1963 Big Dee Irwin & Little Eva I Wish You a Merry Christmas/Christmas Song arranger
1963 The Palisades Heaven Is Being with You/Make the Night a Little Longer arranger

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1964

GUEST ARTIST

YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
1964 Henry Alston Hey Everybody/So Many Lonely People arranger
1964 Big Maybelle I Don't Want to Cry arranger
1964 The Cookies I Never Dreamed/The Old Crowd arranger
1964 Earl-Jean I'm Into Something Good/We Love and Learn arranger
1964 Earl-Jean Randy/They're Jealous of Me arranger
1964 The Honey Bees One Wonderful Night/She Don't Deserve You arranger
1964 Chuck Jackson The Prophet arranger
1964 Little Eva Makin' with the Magilla/Conga: With a Little Bit of Rock & Roll arranger
1964 Darlene McCrea Don't Worry Baby arranger
1964 The Tokens You're My Girl arranger

 

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1966

GUEST ARTIST

Vocal on Bert Dache's recording of "Anchors Aweigh Girl."

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1967

GUEST ARTIST

Produced The Monkees "Sometime In the Morning."

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1968

BMI Achievement Award "A Natural Woman" among most performed R&B songs

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1969

First album with Lou Adler. Now That Everything's Been Said by The City.

 

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CAROLE KING BIOGRAPHY

1971       1972       1973       1974       1975       1976       1977       1978      

1970

Signed as a solo artist with Ode Records

Dec. 1 concert in Los Angeles at UCLA Royce Hall

GUEST ARTIST

YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
1970 B. B. King Indianola Mississippi Seeds piano
1970 Odetta Odetta Sings piano
1970 John Stewart Willard piano
1970 James Taylor Sweet Baby James piano

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1971

June 18 Carole performed at Carnegie Hall

July Carole toured the U.K. with James Taylor
August Carole headlined four sold out concerts at the Greek Theatre in LA.

"Go Away Little Girl" became the first song on the Billboard Hot 100 to go to No. 1 by two different artists, Steve Lawrence in 1963 and Donny Osmond in 1971.

June 7: Tapestry certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)

July 21: "It's Too Late" certified a million selling single (gold) by the RIAA

Dec. 9: Music certified gold by the RIAA

Dec. 25: Billboard Trendsetter Award for "bringing personal statement songs into a pre-eminent position within the mainstream markets"

Dec.: Billboard Talent in Action Awards:
    #  1 Female Vocalist Albums
    #  9 Top Singles Artist
    #13 Top Album Artist
    #  2 Top Singles Female Vocalist
    #  4 Top New Singles Artist
    #. 3 Top Easy Listening Artist
    #. 5 Top New Album Artist
    #  3 Top Pop 100 Singles Artist
    # 11 Specific Singles Artist
 

Tapestry was the Best Selling Album National Association of Record Merchandisers

 

SET LIST MAY 1971

THE TROUBADOUR, LOS ANGELES, CA

I Feel the Earth Move
Whispering Wind
Child of Mine
Beautiful
It's Too Late
Smackwater Jack
So Far Away
Will You Love Me Tomorrow / Some Kind of
Wonderful / Up on the Roof
You've Got a Friend
Natural Woman

 

SET LIST JUNE 18, 1971

CARNEGIE HALL, NEW YORK, NY

I Feel the Earth Move
Home Again
After All This Time
Child of Mine
Carry Your Load
No Easy Way Down
Song of Long Ago
Snow Queen
Smackwater Jack
So Far Away
It's Too Late
Eventually
Way Over Yonder
Beautiful
You've Got a Friend
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? / Some Kind of Wonderful / Up on the Roof
Natural Woman

GUEST ARTIST

YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
1971 Jo Mama J Is For Jump vocal
1971 Barry Mann Lay It All Out piano, vocal
1971 James Taylor Mud Slide Slim piano
1971 Kate Taylor Sister Kate arranger, piano, vocal

RADIO & TELEVISION

Oct. 21: RADIORADIO aired a 90-minute concert " Carole King On Stage Tonight."

BBC In Concert playing "I Feel the Earth Move," "Natural Woman," "So Far Away," "It's Too Late," "Smackwater Jack," "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," and "Up On the Roof." Backed by James Taylor (guitar), Charles Larkey (bass), Danny Kortchmar (guitar), Joel O'Brien (drums), Ralph Schukett (piano)

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1972

Nov. 1: Rhymes and Reasons certified gold by the RIAA

Feb. Both of Israel's radio station voted Carole King the top female vocalist of 1971.

First woman to win all four major Grammy Awards:

     Record of the Year for "It's Too Late"

     Album of the Year for Tapestry

     Song of the Year for "You've Got a Friend" 

     Best Female Pop, Rock, & Folk Vocal Performance.

Carole King songs were nominated in three other categories:

     "You've Got a Friend" by James Taylor for Record of the Year
     Quincy Jones' version of "Smackwater Jack" won the Grammy for Best Pop, Rock & Folk Instrumental Performance
     "You've Got a Friend" by Roberta Flack and Donnie Hathaway nominated for Best R&B performance by a Dup or Group, Vocal or Instrumental.

March: NARM named Carole King the Best Selling New Female Artist and Best Selling Female Artist.

GUEST ARTIST

YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
1972 James Taylor One Man Dog vocal
1972 B. J. Thomas Billy Joe Thomas piano

RADIO & TELEVISION

Feb.: Sound Board 72 radio show debut with Jerry Moss and Karen Carpenter

Grammy Awards

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1973

May 26: Carole King performed at Central Park in New York. The concert set an attendance record.

June 28: Fantasy certified gold by the RIAA

SET LIST JULY 15, 1973

MONTREUX JAZZ FFESTIVAL

I Feel the Earth Move
Way Over Yonder
Smackwater Jack
Home Again
Beautiful
Up on the Roof
It's Too Late
Fantasy
You've Been Around Too Long
Being at War With Each Other
That's How Things Go Down
You Light Up My Life
Haywood
Quiet Place
Corazon
Believe in Humanity
You've Got a Friend
So Far Away
Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like a)

GUEST ARTIST

YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
1973 Cheech & Chong Los Cochinos piano
1973 Donovan Essence to Essence piano

RADIO & TELEVISION

July 17: Old Grey Whistle Test

July 29: Geraldo Rivera: Good Night America. Performed "You've Got a Friend," "It's Too Late," "Beautiful," "Sweet Seasons"

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1974

Oct. 16: Wrap Around Joy certified gold by the RIAA

Dec.: Billboard Talent in Action Awards:
    #13 Top Pop Singles Female Vocalist
    #73 Top Pop Album Artist
    #10 Top Pop Album Female Artist
    #34 Top Easy Listening Singles Artist

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1975

Hallmark created musical greeting cards including "You've Got a Friend" and "Some Kind of Wonderful"

 Carole joins James Taylor at Carnegie Hall May 25-27, 1975

"Jazzman" won the Grammy for Best Pop Female Vocal Performance

June 3: second BMI Award to "Loco-Motion" as a most performed song in 1974

GUEST ARTIST

YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
1975 David Crosby/Graham Nash Wind on the Water organ, piano, vocal
1975 Carly Simon Playing Possum vocal

RADIO & TELEVISION

Feb. 19: Really Rosie premiered. It was Carole's first television project.

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1976

First tour in nearly three years with limited dates in the U.S.
Really Rosie won the Grammy for Best Album for Children

Mar. 25: Thoroughbred certified gold by the RIAA

CONCERTS

DATE CITY VENUE
1976-01-23 Normal, IL Illinois State University
1976-01-26 Ann Arbor, MI University of Michigan Hill Auditorium
1976-01-27 Ann Arbor, MI Hill Auditorium
1976-02-04 Ames, IA Hilton Coliseum
1976-02-07 Nashville, TN Vanderbilt University
1976-02-09 San Francisco, CA  
1976-02-29 Boston, MA Boston Music Hall
1976-03-05 New York, NY  
1976-03-07 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
1976-03-12 Pittsburgh, PA Stanley Theatre
 

SET LIST FEBRUARY 26, 1976

BOSTON, MA

Song Of Long Ago
Beautiful
Home Again
Tapestry
Golden Man
So Far Away
Been To Canaan
Alabaster Lady
Listen To The Music Playing
Way Over Yonder
tuning
It's Too Late
I Want To Believe
Sweet Seasons
Space Between Us
Daughter Of Light
Smackwater Jack
Ambrosia
Jazz Man
I'd Like To Know You Better
Boy From The Country
High Out Of Time
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?
Up On The Roof
The Locomotion
Only Love
You've Got A Friend
Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like a)

Lineup:
Carole King - piano, guitar, vocals
Bobbye Hall - percussion
Doyle Hough - guitar, vocals
Russ Kunkel - drums
Clarence McDonald - keyboards
Leland Sklar - bass, vocals
Waddy Wachtel - guitar, vocals

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1977

Sep. 23: Simple Things certified gold by the RIAA

CONCERTS

Aug. 14: Los Angeles, CA. The Greek Theatrer

GUEST ARTIST

Played piano on Navarro's "Listen."

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1978

Apr. 1: Her Greatest Hitscertified gold by the CRIA

Apr. 4: Her Greatest Hitscertified gold by the RIAA

CONCERTS

DATE CITY VENUE
1978-08-19 Sun Valley, ID  
1978-11-18 New York, NY Palladium

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1979

GUEST ARTIST YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE 1979 Louise Goffin Kid Blue vocal 1979 Jerry Jeff Walker Too Old to Change vocal

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CAROLE KING BIOGRAPHY

1982      1983      1984       1985       1986      1987       1988       1989      

 

1980

Carole King and Maurice Sendak developed the stage play Really Rosie a New Musical.

GUEST ARTIST

Vocal on Barry Mann's self-titled album

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1982

Oct. 21: RADIORADIO Carole King concert 90 minutes

On Stage Tonight radio show

Late Night with David Letterman performing "Locomotion" and "One Fine Day."

Carole King--One to One video

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1983

Carole gave her first commencement address to the Wood River High School in Halley, ID.
Dec.Guest appearance at the Christmas show of Ernest Hemingway Elementary School, Ketchum, ID.

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1984

TELEVISION & RADIO

Jan. 9: Faerie Tale Theatre: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

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1985

Carole composed her first motion picture score for Murphy's Romance. She also had a cameo role in the film.

Contributed songs for the film Care Bears' Battle the Forces of Darkness.

Sep. 22: Performed "Sweet Seasons" at the first Farm-Aid Benefit concert

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1986

TELEVISION & RADIO

American Music Awards Women in Rock

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1987

Songwriters Hall of Fame induction. Performed ten songs including "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," and "Natural Woman"

GUEST ARTIST

Vocal on Irene Cara's Carasmatic album.

TELEVISION & RADIO

One to One television special

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1988

National Academy of Songwriters Lifetime Achievement Award with Gerry Goffin

TELEVISION & RADIO

Feb. 11: Late Night with David Letterman during the sixth anniversary special February 11, 1988.

Dec. 24: Participated in a fundraiser for Straight, a drug rehab program on that aired on Home Shopping Network.

Carole King was profiled by the A&E television channel

Played the lead in A Minor Incident off-Broadway

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1989

CONCERTS

July 25: Toronto, Canada at Kingswood

GUEST ARTIST

Vocal on Paul Shaffer's Coast to Coast album.

TELEVISION & RADIO

July 21: Late Night with David Letterman Tonight Show performed "City Streets."

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CAROLE KING BIOGRAPHY

1991       1992      1993       1994      1995       1997       1998       1999      

1990

Jan. 17: First woman to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. King and Goffin inducted as songwriters.

CONCERTS

Mar. 3: Maui, HI at Royal Lahaina Tennis Stadium

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1991

CONCERTS

London, England

SET LIST 1991

Home Again
Hard Rock Cafe
Smackwater Jack
Tapestry
So Far Away
City Streets
Jazzman
Someone Who Believes In You
Will You Love Me Tomorrow
Way Over Yonder
I Feel the Earth Move
Natural Woman
You've Got a Friend
Locomotion

TELEVISION & RADIO

Jan. 4: Evolution's End?

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1992

CONCERTS

May 2: PalmBeach, FL at Sunfest

 

TELEVISION & RADIO

Dec. 27: Child of Mine: Songs to Our Children

Now and Forever video

 

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1993

"Now and Forever" won the Grammy for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television

Mar. 1: Tapestry certified platinum by the RIAA

Mar. 1: Tapestry certified 2x platinum by the RIAA

CONCERTS

DATE CITY VENUE
1993-09-12 Rochester, NY  
1993-09-14 Schenectady, NY  
1993-09-15 Hartford, CT  

SET LIST 1993

Hard Rock Cafe
Up on the Roof
Smackwater Jack
If It's Over
So Far Away
Color of Your Dreams
Beautiful
Do You Feel Love
Natural Woman
Lay Down My Life
Hold Out
Will You Love Me Tomorrow
Unresolved Sexual Tension
Medley: Take Good Care of My Baby / One Fine Day /Go Away Little Girl / Don't Bring Me Down / Hi-De-Ho
Jazzman
It's Too Late
Way Over Yonder
Chains
I Feel the Earth Move
Home Again
You've Got a Friend
Locomotion

GUEST ARTIST

Vocal on Ben Sidran's Life's a Lesson album.

TELEVISION & RADIO

Apr. 19: Late Night with David Letterman performed "Hold Out for Love."

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1994

TELEVISION & RADIO

Feb. 7: American Music Awards

Mar. 16: Carole King In Concert videocassette

Sep. 27: Late Show with David Letterman performed "I Feel the Earth Move / Locomotion"

Portrayed Mrs. Johnstone in Blood Brothers on Broadway

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1995

July 17: Tapestry certified 10x platinum

July 17: Music certified platinum by the RIAA

GUEST ARTIST

YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
1995 Paul Simon Work in Progress Vol. 1 D, piano, vocal
1995 Sugar Beats Everybody Is a Star vocal

TELEVISION & RADIO

Tapestry Revisited: a Tribute to Carole King 
Rock & Roll

Concert for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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1997

CONCERTS

Sep. 13: Ashford, CT at Hole in the Wall Gang benefit

GUEST ARTIST

YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
1997 Celine Dion Let's Talk About Love piano
1997 Soraya Torre de Marfil piano, vocal

TELEVISION & RADIO

Nov. 12: Rosie O'Donnell Show

Grace of the Heart

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1998

Feb. 9: Grammy Hall of Fame for Tapestry

Dec. 7: Concert Montreal, Canada at the Molson Centre

CONCERTS

Feb. 20: Santa Monica, CA at the Nicolette Larsen memorial

GUEST ARTIST

YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
1998 Divas A Natural Woman vocal
1998 Billy Mann Earthbound piano, vocal
1998 Bette Midler Bathhouse Betty arranger, piano
1998 Jules Shear Between Us vocal
1998 Various Artists You've Got Mail Soundtrack  
1998 Various Largo--Advance Music vocal

TELEVISION & RADIO

Apr. 14: Divas Live: An Honors Concert for VH1 Save the Music

Dec. 17: Rosie O'Donnell Show

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1999

Grammy Hall of Fame inducted "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" by The Shirelles

CONCERTS

Oct. 14: New York, NY at the Theater at Madison Square Garden

GUEST ARTIST

Keyboards and vocal on Amanda Marshall's Tuesday's Child.

TELEVISION & RADIO

Good Morning America performing "You Can Do Anything."

Arista Records' 25th Anniversary Celebration

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CAROLE KING BIOGRAPHY 2000s

2001       2002       2003       2004       2005       2006       2007       2008       2009      

 

2000

Emmy Award Nomination (Best Song) "Freedom Song"
VH1 selected its 100 Greatest Albums of Rock 'n' Roll. Tapestry was #39.
Joel Whitburn named King the most successful female songwriter of 1955-1999. She wrote 118 pop hits on Billboard's Hot 100, second to Paul McCartney.

GUEST ARTIST

YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
2000 Sweet Honey in the Rock Freedom Song vocal
2000 Tarsha Vega Diamonds and Monsters vocal

TELEVISION & RADIO

Nov. 14: Rosie O'Donnell Show performed "Oh No Not My Baby"

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2001

Formed Rockingale Records

Grammy Hall of Fame inducted "You've Got a Friend" by James Taylor

Sep. 4: Her Greatest Hits: Songs of Long Ago certified platinum by the RIAA

Oct. 21: Washington, DC United We Stand: What More Can I Give?

Dec. 4: Carole was a New York Hero honoree of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for her lifelong contributions to the music industry and good works outside music.

GUEST ARTIST

Piano and vocal on Semisonic's All About Chemistry.

TELEVISION & RADIO

Apr. 30: Music of Discovery

Aug. 27: Hitmakers: The Teens Who Stole Pop Music

Aug. 30: Biography: Words and Music by Leiber & Stoller

Sep.: Gap television commercial

Sep. 25: The Songmakers Collection

Oct. 5: Good Morning America

Oct. 19: Oprah Winfrey Show

Oct. 24:Rosie O'Donnell Show

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2002

Songwriters Hall of Fame Johnny Mercer Award
Grammy Hall of Fame inducted Carole King's recording of "You've Got a Friend" and It's Too Late"

CONCERTS

DATE CITY VENUE
2002-09-00 Ashford, CT Hole in the Wall Gang Camp benefit
2002-11-4 Los Angeles, CA Hole in the Wall Gang benefit

GUEST ARTIST

Vocal on Sherry Goffin Kondor's Mellow My Baby.

TELEVISION & RADIO

May 7: Gilmore Girls

May 7: Tonight Show with Jay Leno

July 30: Biography: Graham Nash a Life in Harmony 

Aug. 2: Today Show "Natural Woman", "It's Too Late," "I Feel the Earth Move," "You Can Do Anything," "Where You Lead"

Sep. 4: Caroline Rhea performed "Safe Again"

Oct. 21: NPR Weekend Edition

Today Show (1 different appearance)

Rock 'n' Moms

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2003

The Grammy Hall of Fame inducted "It's Too Late"

CONCERTS

DATE CITY VENUE
2003-10-09 Greenwich, CT Westport County Playhouse benefit
2003-10-26 Los Angeles, CA "Songwriters Salon" benefit

GUEST ARTIST

Vocal on Deliah's My Child

TELEVISION & RADIO

Apr. 15: NPR Remembering Little Eva

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<2>2004

Feb. 9: Grammy Trustee Award with Gerry Goffin

Mar. 19: The Library of Congress added Tapestry to the National Recording Registry. In only its second year, the Library had selected sound recordings "that are deemed to be culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."

CONCERTS

DATE CITY VENUE
2004-07-15 Chicago, IL Auditorium Theater
2004-07-16 Cleveland, OH Tower City Amphitheater
2004-07-18 Saratoga Springs, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
2004-07-20 Gilford, NH Meadowbrook Musical Arts Center
2004-07-21 Upper Darby, PA Tower Theater
2004-07-22 Hyannis, MA Cape Cod Melody Tent
2004-07-24 Westbury, NY Westbury Music Fair
2004-07-25 Boston, MA Fleet Pavilion
2004-07-27 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
2004-07-30 Atlanta, GA Chastain Park
2004-07-31 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
2004-08-01 Boca Raton, FL Mizner Amphitheatre
2004-08-03 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall
2004-08-04 Vienna, VA Wolf Trap
2004-08-06 Seattle, WA Pier 62-63
2004-08-07 Portland, OR Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
2004-08-19 Los Angeles, CA Greek Theatre
2004-08-20 San Francisco, CA Masonic Auditorium
2004-08-21 Las Vegas, NV Coliseum at Caesars Palace
2004-10-06 West Chester, PA West Chester U, Peace Piano

GUEST ARTIST

YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
2004 Ann Hampton Callaway Slow co-producer, vocal
2004 Willie Nelson & Friends Outlaws and Angels vocal

TELEVISION & RADIO

Feb. 8: Grammy Awards (presenter)

May 31: Willie Nelson & Friends: Outlaws and Angels 

July: Rock the Vote "Every Woman Counts"

July 12: CNN Live with Wolf Blitzer 

Aug. Jimmy Kimmel Live performed "So Far Away"

Nov. 27: Pop Producer

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2005

Mar. 8: Rock & Roll Library for King's contributions to the music industry

Stuart Devoy named Carole King the most successful female songwriter on the UK singles chart 1952-2005.

CONCERTS

DATE CITY VENUE
2005-07-03 Rama, Canada Casino Rama
2005-07-04 Rama, Canada Casino Rama
2005-07-06 Minneapolis, MN Orpheum Theatre
2005-07-08 Chicago, IL Auditorium Theater
2005-07-09 Rochester, MI Meadow Brook Music Theater
2005-07-11 Hyannis, MA Cape Cod Melody Tent
2005-07-13 New York, NY Radio City Music Hall
2005-07-14 Cohasset, MA South Shore Music Circus
2005-07-16 Vienna, VA Wolf Trap
2005-07-17 Raleigh, NC Walnut Creek
2005-07-19 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
2005-07-20 Atlanta, GA Chastain Park
2005-07-21 Birmingham, AL BJCC Concert Hall
2005-07-23 Indianapolis, IN Murat Theatre
2005-07-24 Memphis, TN Orpheum Theatre
2005-07-26 New Orleans, LA Saenger Theatre
2005-07-28 Austin, TX The Backyard
2005-07-29 Woodlands, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
2005-07-30 Oklahoma City, OK Zoo Amphitheatre
2005-08-03 Morrison, CO Red Rocks
2005-08-05 Phoenix, AZ Celebrity Theatre
2005-08-06 Temecula, CA Pechanga Resort Theatre
2005-08-07 Temecula, CA Pechanga Resort Theatre
2005-08-09 Reno, NV Reno Events Center
2005-08-10 Las Vegas, NV Caesars Palace
2005-08-12 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl
2005-08-13 Saratoga, CA Mountain Winery
2005-08-14 Santa Rosa, CA Wells Fargo Center for the Arts

 

SET LIST JULY 16, 2005 

WOLF TRAP, VIENNA, VA

Song of Long Ago
Welcome to My Living Room
Peace in the Valley
Where You Lead
Say Goodbye Today
Now and Forever
Jazzman
Love's Been a Little Bit Hard on Me
Smackwater Jack
Medley: Take Good Care of My Baby / It Might as Well Rain Until September / Go Away Little Girl / I'm into Something Good One Fine Day / Will You Love Me Tomorrow / Loving You Forever / Up on the Roof / Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like a)
It's Too Late
Hard Rock Cafe
Intermission
(Songwriting Segment)
Chains
Pleasant Valley Sunday
I Feel the Earth Move
So Far Away
You've Got a Friend
The Loco-Motion

SET LIST JULY 14, 2005

COHASSET, MA

Welcome to My Living Room
Peace in the Valley
Love Makes the World
Now and Forever
Where You Lead I Will Follow
Lay Down My Life
Jazzman
Smackwater Jack
Wishful Thinking
Medley: Take Good Care of My Baby / It Might as Well Rain Until September / Go Away Little Girl / I'm Into Something Good / Hey Girl / One Fine Day / Will You Love Me Tomorrow
Loving You Forever
It's Too Late
So Far Away
Sweet Seasons
Chains
Pleasant Valley Sunday
Being at War With Each Other
I Feel the Earth Move
Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like a)
The Loco-Motion

TELEVISION & RADIO

Apr. 19: Gilmore Girls

May 6: Biography: Celine Dion 

June 15: Class of 1990: Celine Dion

June 26: The Wallflowers Custom Concert Featuring Carole King

July 9: NPR Weekend Edition

July 15: Today Show

July 22: NPR The Timeless Reign of Carole King

July 24: CBS Sunday Morning
Today Show (different appearance) performed "I Feel the Earth Move"

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2006

Carole King in Concert certified gold by ARIA

Feb. 6: Performed at MusiCares Person of the Year in Los Angeles for James Taylor

CONCERTS

DATE CITY VENUE
2006-11-17 Melbourne, Australia    
2006-11-19 Perth, Australia Sandalford Wines
2006-11-22 Hobart, Australia Derwent Entertainment Centre
2006-11-24 Brisbane, Australia River Stage
2006-11-25 Hunter Valley, NSW Tempus Two Winder
2006-11-27 Brisbane, Australia    
2006-11-30 Sydney Australia Entertainment Centre
2006-12-02 Auckland, New Zealand    
2006-12-04 Christchurch, New Zealand    
2006-10-00 Ashford, CT Gala for The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

 

GUEST ARTIST

YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
2006 Various Artists A Tribute to Nicolette Larson  
2006 Soundtrack The Lake House vocal
2006 Willie Nelson & Guests Rock the Night Away vocal
2006 Various Artists Musicare Person of the Year Tribute James Taylor

 

TELEVISION & RADIO

May 28: CBS News Sunday Morning

Aug. 21: Sunrise (Australia)

Oct. 29: Great Performances a Tribute to James Taylor

Oct.: Strong Enough to Break

Nov. 21: TV NZ Carole King Interview: Singer Songwriter Extraordinaire

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2007

Mar. 6: NARM & R&R Hall of Fame rated Tapestry as its #7 album of 200 albums every music lover should own.

CONCERTS

DATE CITY VENUE
2007-04-22 Washington, DC George Washington University
2007-09-08 Flushing, NY U.S. Open, "God Bless America", "I Feel the Earth Move," "Girl Power"
2007-09-29 Ketchum, ID Castle Rock Firefighters Benefit
2007-11-05 Osaka, Japan Osaka Jo Hall
2007-11-06 Osaka, Japan Osaka Jo Hall
2007-11-10 Saitama, Japan Saitama Super Arena
2007-11-12 Tokyo, Japan Budokan
2007-11-13 Tokyo, Japan Budokan

GUEST ARTIST

YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
2007 Reba McIntyre Reba Duets vocal
2007 Anne Murray Duets: Friends & Legends vocal

TELEVISION & RADIO

Jan. 4: Celebration Concert Honoring Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Jan. 5: PBS Now

Mar. 3: Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry

July 14: Stop Global Warming Concert (Sirius Radio)

Oct. 13: A Prairie Home Companion

Oct. 23: The Martha Stewart Show

Oct. 26: Today Show

Dec. 21: A Home for the Holidays

Today Show (2 different appearances)
Live in Japan, performed "Love Makes the World" and "Up on the Roof."

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<2>2008

CONCERTS

DATE CITY VENUE
2008-03-27 Santa Ynez, CA Chumash Casino
2008-07-09 Clearwater, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall
2008-07-10 Hollywood, FL Hard Rock Casino
2008-07-12 Mashantucket, CT Foxwoods Resort & Casino
2008-07-13 Niagara Falls, Canada Fallsview Casino Resort
2008-09-14 San Diego, CA Frosted Pink with a Twist benefit
2008-09-22 Dayton, OH Kettering Medical Center Foundation benefit
2008-11-10 Tokyo, Japan Orchard Hall
2008-11-11 Tokyo, Japan Orchard Hall
2008-11-14 Osaka, Japan Koseinenkin Hall
2008-11-15 Osaka, Japan Koseinenkin Hall
2008-11-17 Nagoya, Japan Century Hall
2008-11-21 Tokyo, Japan International Forum Hall A
2008-11-22 Tokyo, Japan International Forum Hall A
2008-11-24 Kobe, Japan International Hall
GUEST ARTIST
YEAR ARTIST TITLE ROLE
2008 Charles Aznavour Duos vocal

2008

Brian Wilson That Lucky Old Sun

TELEVISION & RADIO

Feb. 9: Grammy Awards

Mar. 8: Tavis Smiley

Mar. 18: The Colbert Report

Apr. 1: Jimmy Kimmel Live

Oct. 18: Battle of the Bands: Carole King vs. Stevie Nicks

Tavis Smiley (3 different appearances)

Grammy Awards

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2009

CONCERTS

DATE CITY VENUE
2009-01-18 Washington, DC National Building Museum, Finance Welcome Brunch
2009-01-19 Washington, DC Union Station, Bi-Partisan Dinner for Vice President-Elect Joe Biden
2009-05-22 Uncasville, CT Foxwoods Casino
2009-07-11 Seattle, WA Camp Korey, a Hole in the Wall Camp benefit
2009-09-24 New York, NY Central Park

GUEST ARTIST

Graham Nash's Reflections.

TELEVISION & RADIO

Jan. 21: Morning Joe

Apr. 8: BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour

Apr. 9: The ONE SHOW

Apr. 10: Later...with Jools Holland 

Apr. 17: The Greats 

Apr. 18: BBC Johnnie Walker Meets Carole King

Mar. 21: Air America

Mar. 22: Lawrence O'Donnell Show

Aug. 10: Way Too Early Show

Sep. 22: Morning Joe 

Nov. 6: NPR The Leonard Lopate Show

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2010

Live at the Troubadour certified gold by RIAA

CONCERTS

DATE CITY VENUE
2010-03-26 Melbourne, Australia Rod Laver Arena
2010-03-27 Melbourne, Australia Rod Laver Arena
2010-03-29 Adelaide, Australia Adelaide Entertainment Centre
2010-03-31 Brisbane, Australia Entertainment Centre
2010-04-01 Brisbane, Australia Entertainment Centre
2010-04-03 Hunter Valley, NSW Hope Estate
2010-04-05 Sydney Australia Entertainment Centre
2010-04-08 Christchurch, New Zealand Westpack Arena
2010-04-11 Auckland, New Zealand Vector Arena
2010-04-14 Tokyo, Japan Budokan
2010-04-15 Tokyo, Japan Budokan
2010-04-17 Yokohama, Japan Pacifico
2010-05-07 Portland, OR Rose Garden Theatre
2010-05-09 Seattle, WA Key Arena
2010-05-13 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
2010-05-14 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
2010-05-15 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
2010-05-18 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl
2010-05-19 Glendale, AZ  
2010-05-21 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
2010-05-22 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
2010-05-24 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
2010-05-25 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
2010-05-27 Auburn Hills, MI The Palace
2010-05-28 Toronto, Canada Air Canada Centre
2010-05-30 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center
2010-06-02 Charlotte, NC Time Warner Arena
2010-06-03 Duluth, GA Gwinnett Center
2010-06-05 Sunrise, FL Bank Atlantic Center
2010-06-06 Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum
2010-06-08 Washington, D.C. Verizon Center
2010-06-10 Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center
2010-06-12 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
2010-06-13 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
2010-06-15 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
2010-06-16 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
2010-06-19 Boston, MA TD Garden
2010-06-20 Boston, MA TD Garden
2010-06-22 Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center
2010-06-23 Washington, D.C. Verizon Center
2010-06-25 Newark, NJ Prudential Center
2010-06-26 Pittsburgh, PA Mellon Arena
2010-06-28 Wilkes-Barre, PA Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
2010-06-30 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
2010-07-03 Lenox, MA Tanglewood
2010-07-04 Lenox, MA Tanglewood
2010-07-05 Lenox, MA Tanglewood
2010-07-07 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
2010-07-09 Chicago, IL United Center
2010-07-10 Louis, MO Scottrade Center
2010-07-12 Sun Valley, ID Center for the Arts
2010-07-14 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
2010-07-15 Salt Lake City, UT Energy Solutions Arena
2010-07-17 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand
2010-07-19 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
2010-07-20 Anaheim, CA Honda Center

 

TELEVISION & RADIO

Jan. 20: Late Show with David Letterman

Jan. 20: Today Show

Feb. 11: Morning Joe

Mar. 15: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Apr. 27: MSNBC Live

May: Ellen DeGeneres Show

June 18: Today Show

July: NPR All Things Considered

Today Show (different appearance)

Carole King/James Taylor: Live at the Troubadour

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2011

CONCERTS

Ashford, CT at the Hole In the Wall Gamg Camp benefit

GUEST ARTIST

Vocal on Nikki Jean's Pennies in a Jar

TELEVISION & RADIO

Jan. 30: Film Troubadours: the Rise of the Singer Songwriter released

Mar. 2: PBS American Masters: Troubadours: the Rise of the Singer-Songwriter

Today Show (3 different appearances)

May 26: Morning Joe

June 8: Today Show

Nov. 30: Christmas In Rockefeller Center

Dec. 6: The ONE Show

Dec. 7: Loose Women

Dec. 20: The Talk

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

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2012

Apr. 9: Published her first memoir A Natural Woman

May 15: BMI Icon

Dec. 3: Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Dec. 4: You've Got a Friend Celebration of Carole King and Her Music benefiting The Painted Turtle. Show produced by Lou Adler.

CONCERTS

Mar. 10: Las Vegas, NV: Smith Center for the Performing Arts

June 15: Chicago, IL: CURE Benefit

Dec. 4: Hollywood, CA: Dolby Theatre, Painted Turtle Benefit

TELEVISION & RADIO

Jan. 24: Tavis Smiley

Feb. 28: Michael Ball on Gerry Goffin & Carole King

Apr. 11: CBS This Morning

Apr. 11: Piers Morgan Tonight

Apr. 13: Piers Morgan Tonight

May 4: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

May 15: Tavis Smiley

Sep. 2: MDA Show of Strength

Sep. 27: Joy Behar: Say Anything!

Nov. 1: Morning Joe

Nov. 16: Tavis Smiley

Nov. 18: 60 Minutes Australia

From Dust to Dreams: Opening Night at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts

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2013

Apr. 18: Carole inducted Lou Adler into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Feb.: Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

May 11: Carole received an honorary doctorate from Berklee College of Music

May 22: Carole became the first woman to receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song at The White House

CONCERTS

DATE CITY VENUE
2013-02-07 Canberra Royal Theatre
2013-02-09 Margaret River, WA Leeuwin Estate Winery
2013-02-10 Margaret River, WA Leeuwin Estate Winery
2013-02-13 Brisbane Entertainment Centre
2013-02-14 Sydney Entertainment Centre
2013-02-16 Hunter Valley Hope Estate Winery
2013-02-18 Melbourne The Plenary
2013-02-20 Adelaide Festival Theatre

 

SET LIST FEBRUARY 10, 2013 AUSTRALIA

Home Again
Up On the Roof
Way Over Yonder
Where You Lead
Love Makes the World
Hey Girl
Sweet Seasons
City Streets
Boomerang (Love Is Like a)
Jazzman
Safe Again
Song of Long Ago
It's Too Late
Beautiful
Will You Love Me Tomorrow
I Feel the Earth Move
So Far Away
Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like a)
You've Got a Friend

GUEST ARTIST

Vocal on Amy Grant's How Mercy Looks

TELEVISION & RADIO

Mar. 4: NPR Diane Rehm Show

Mar.: Pandora Radio Turning Points

Apr. 18: 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

May 11: CBS This Morning

May 28: First woman to win The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

May 24: Hardball with Chris Matthews

May 30: Boston Strong an Evening of Support and Celebration

Aug. 16: Tickets for the pre-Broadway engagement of Beautiful: the Carole King Musical went on sale in San Francisco. The musical used the music of Goffin and King and its book is bassed on Carole King's life and career. The show chronicled her life from the age of 16 through 29 when Tapestry was released.

Nov. 21: Beautiful: the Carole King Musical began previews at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on Broadway.

Honorary Doctorate from the Berklee College of Music

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2014

Jan. 25: Carole was MusiCares 2014 Person of the Year

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical was nominated for three Drama Desk Awards doe Best Actress, Featured Actress and Sound Design.

CONCERTS

DATE CITY VENUE
2014-04-26 Cleveland, OH Power of Love benefit
2014-07-24 Denver, CO Democratic Party fundraiser
2014-11-00 Boston, MA Museum of Fine Arts, Epilepsy benefit

 

TELEVISION & RADIO

Jan. 12: Beautiful : the Carole King Musical opened  its regular shows on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theater.

Jan. 24: Carole King was MusiCares Person of the Year. Performed "Home Again," "Sweet Seasons/Hey Girl" and "Jazzman."

Jan. 26: Grammy Awards. Duet with Sara Bareilles of "Beautiful" and "Brave."

Apr. 3: Beautiful: the Carole King Musical for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

May 24: You've Got a Friend - The Carole King Story (BBC) 

May 30: Carole performed at the "Boston Strong" benefit to aid victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.

June 8: Tony Awards performed "I Feel the Earth Move". Beautiful: the Carole King Musical was nominated for seven Tonys. It won Best Actress and Sound Design.

Sep. 19: Meredith Vieira Show

Nov. 3: Finding Your Roots

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2015

Feb. 10: Beautiful: the Carole King Musical opened its London previews at the Aldwych Theatre

May: Performed at the Serious Fun Children's Network Gala

Dec. 6: Awarded a Kennedy Center Honor

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical original cast recording won the Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album

Beautiful: the Carole King Musical was nominated for eight Olivier Awards

The U.S. national tour of Beautiful: the Carole King Musical began

Sony announced it had acquired the rights to the song and life story and intended to make a motion picture of Beautiful: the Carole King Musical

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2016

    • Feb. 19: PBS American Masters premiered "Carole King: Natural Woman"

    • July 3: Performed the full Tapestry album at London's Hyde Park

    • July 28: Performed "You've Got a Friend" at the Democratic National Convention

    • Dec. 2: Performed at the Candlelight Concert, Segerstrom Center For the Arts

    • Participated with Broadway stars to record "What the World Needs Now Is Love" to benefit victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting (Broadway For Orlando)

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    2017

    Jan. 26: Released a new version of "One Small Voice." Recorded in Studio B at the former A&M Studios.

    Apr.: Tapestry's 317 consecutive weeks on the Billboard album chart record as the longest charting album by a woman that stood for 46 years was broken by Adele's 21. However, Tapestry would appear on the chart again in 2010 and off and on through 2016.

    May 13: Performed at the Los Angeles LGBT Center "An Evening With Women" benefit 

    July 11: Carole King: Tapestry Captured Live At Hyde Park London was shown in 600 U.S. movie theaters as a one-night-only event

    Aug. 5: Beautiful: the Carole King Musical ended its run in London

    Sept: Beautiful: the Carole King Musical opened in Australia

    Sep. 1: Tapestry: Live At Hyde Park album released

    Dec 9:Performed at "Eight Decades of Jane [Fonda]" benefit in Atlanta, GA

    U.K. tour of Beautiful: the Carole King Musical began

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    2018

    Nov. 7: Performed "I Feel the Earth Move" on Morning Joe television show

    Elvis Costello included "Burnt Sugar Is So Bitter" on his Look Now album. He and King wrote the song 20 years earlier.

    Revised and released a new version of "One"

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    2019

    Jan. 12: Celebrated the fifth anniversary of Beautiful: the Carole King Musical's Broadway run by performing "Beautiful" and "I Feel the Earth Move"

    June 14: CD and DVD of King's 1973 Montreux Jazz Festival performance released

    July 4: Performed for PBS on "A Capitol Fourth"

    Sep. 24: Performed "It's Too Late" on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

    Sep. 28: Performed "Where You Lead" with Kelly Clarkson at the Global Citizens Festival in Central Park, New York City

    Oct. 20: Performed at the National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund's "Les Girls"

    Oct. 27: Beautiful: the Carole King Musical closed on Broadway after 2418 regular performances and 60 previews. It was the 27th longest running Broadway show.

    Nov. 24: Presented Artist of the Decade to Taylor Swift at the American Music Awards

    Carole King It Might As Well Rain Until September CD released. It included 20 of King's demo tracks.

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    2021      2022

    2020

    Apr. 1: Reworded "So Far Away" for COVID pandemic

    Apr: With Beautiful cast recorded "You've Got a Friend" to support the Actors Fund for COVID relief

    Adapted "Now and Forever" and "Sweet Seasons" to encourage people during the pandemic

    Nov. 26: Performed at the Nurse Heroes Live! Benefit

     

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    2021

    Jan. 18: Performed at Joe Biden's Pre-Inauguration "We the People" Virtual Concert

    Mar. 16-20: SXSW Online Conference

    Oct. 30: Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame induction as a performer.

    Oscar nomination for Best Original Song "Here I Am (Singing My Way Home)"

    Hollywood Music In Media Award nomination for "Here I Am (Singing My Way Home)"

    A Holiday Carole remixed in Dolby Atmos Music

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    2022

    Jan. 2: CNN premiered "Carole King & James Taylor: Call Out My Name" documentary

     

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    1971

    • Never Say Die: 'Tapestry' LP Climbing. Paul Grein. Billboard, June 14, 1975, 10.
    • Billboard 1972 Trendsetter Awards. Billboard, December 25, 1971, TA-20.
    • 'Carole King Music" First Ode 'Q' Disk Via Sansui. Billboard, December 25, 1971, 3.

    1972

    • Lou Adler Works Closely with 4-Artist Ode 'Family'. Billboard, January 1, 1972, 29.
    • Top Tape Cartridges. Billboard, January 8, 1972, 24.
    • A&M Slates 'Q' Discrete and Dolbyized Cassettes. Billboard, January 8, 1972, 18.
    • Sonic Syndicates Free Show. Paul Jaulus. Billboard, January 15, 1972, 20.
    • U.S. Publishing Formula: Find Ancillary 'Specialization' Route. Nat Freedland. Billboard, January 15, 1972, 32.
    • Harrison's 'Lord' Top Israeli Song. Billboard, February 26, 1972, 42.
    • Isaac Hayes and Carole King Named 'King, Queen of Song.' Jet, April 20, 1972, 62.
    • NARM Award Winners. Billboard, March 18, 1972, 12.

    1973

    • Enormous Riches in Music Business. Reuters. The Star-Phoenix, August 2, 1973, 6.
    • Geraldo Rivera: 'Good Night, America." Alex Ben Block. Miami News, July 28, 1973, 16.

    1975

    • 'Beautiful Girl' Garners Top BMI Kudos In L.A. Billboard, June 14, 1975, 3.
    • Never Say Die: 'Tapestry' LP Climbing. Paul Grein. Billboard, June 14, 1975, 10.
    • Carole King's Music Brings 'Rosie' Alive. Palm Beach Post, June 6, 1976.

    1976

    • Correspondents Note Confidence. Associated Press. Kingman (Arizona) Daily Miner, January 29, 1976, 5.

    1983

    • Songwriters Hall of Fame Inducts Nine New Members. Associated Press. Gainesville Sun, March 11, 1987, 19B.

    2005

    • Carole King Back in the Spotlight. CBS Sunday

      2009

      • Grammy-winner Carole King sings at event in Carnation. Chris S. Niwshiwaski. Seattle Times, July 12, 2009.

      2011

      • Live at the Troubadour had sold 606,000 copies in the U.S. according to SoundScan. It peaked at #4 in May and
        spent 37 weeks on the Billboard 200 album chart.

      2012

      • "You've Got a Friend" A Live celebration of Carole King and Her Music. The Painted Turtle thepaintedturtle.org

      2013

      • Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Will Get NYC Reading; Marc Bruni to Direct. Adam Hetrick. Playbill, March 18, 2013.

      QUOTES

      • Carole King, From Doo-Wopper to Chart Topper. NPR Staff, April 10, 2012.
      • 'Tapestry.' Elizabeth Blair. NPR. August 24, 2000.
      • Carole King: A Natural Hitmaker. Steve Chagolian. Variety, December 3, 2012.
      • Once More With Healing. Grant Smithes. Stuff.co.nz. November 15, 2009.