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Carole King’s ‘Tapestry’ Is Captured by Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 Series

Carole King’s ‘Tapestry’ Is Captured by Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 Series

As Carole King’s magnum opus Tapestry turns 50, scholar Loren Glass gives King and her work a deserved place in Bloomsbury’s prestigious 33 1/3 series.

‘Blue’, ‘Tapestry’, and Oil: Or, Oil Capitalism in Two Key Singer-Songwriter Albums

‘Blue’, ‘Tapestry’, and Oil: Or, Oil Capitalism in Two Key Singer-Songwriter Albums

Joni Mitchell’s Blue and Carole King’s Tapestry were fueled by petroculture, which powered the rise of feminism in music. How? Read on.

Highlights from the 2019 Global Citizen Festival

Highlights from the 2019 Global Citizen Festival

The 2019 Global Citizen Festival featured Queen + Adam Lambert, Alicia Keys, Pharrell Williams, and more for an event that drew thousands of attendees who won tickets through social activism.

Chasing the Jester’s Ghosts: “American Pie”

Chasing the Jester’s Ghosts: “American Pie”

In light of the March 2017 announcement of "American Pie" being preserved in the Library of Congress, let's not forget other songs of the '70s that matter just as much.
Not Everything’s Been Said: Remembering the City Featuring Carole King

Not Everything’s Been Said: Remembering the City Featuring Carole King

It's hard to predict why some records fail and others succeed. One of the lyricists behind a beautiful failure, the City's Now That Everything's Been Said (which in many ways serves as Carole King's debut album), David Palmer, remembers the road to the City and back.

Catching Up with Former American Idols: Season Seven

Maurice Sendak: A Fable-Maker for Our Times

It’s Deja Vu: ‘Network’ Still Has a Finger on the Pulse of Culture, 36 Years Later

Counterbalance No. 66: Carole King’s ‘Tapestry’

James Taylor and Carole King: 24 May 2010 – Chicago

Verse-Chorus-Verse: Carole King – “Home Again”

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