1972 – James Taylor, Carole King and Barbra Streisand perform a benefit concert for Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern.
1971 – Carole King releases her album Tapestry bringing the contemporary singer/songwriter character to the mainstream radio.
1942 – Songwriter/performer Carole King (Carole Klein) is born on This Day In Rock in Brooklyn, N.Y. Her biggest hit, which stays at No. 1 for five weeks in 1971, is the two-sided single “It’s Too Late/I Feel the Earth Move”. Carole King is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. During the 1960s, she and […]