They had particularly good fortune with the black girl group sound; a winning formula in the early 1960s. The Cookies, mid-1960s: Philanthropist and heir to the Littlewoods empire who became a generous patron of the arts. Overall, King would produce some 25 solo albums during her career, and her record sales have been estimated at more than 75 million copies worldwide.
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Carole King proved herself a capable lyricist on Tapestry , crafting a series of new songs for the album, including: But during the late 1970s, King would move to Idaho and later buy a 128-acre ranch there, inspiring her environmental activism, including testimony some years later in Congress for protecting the northern Rocky Mountains ecosystem. Grammy Awards.
Eugenia Gingold and her famous daughter, singer-songwriter Carole King, have spent much of their lives surrounded by applause. And the Independent UK.
The tune had a second life later that year when British producer and pop impresario Mickie Most heard King's demo and licensed the song as a debut for the group Herman's Hermits, fronted by a 16-year-old JFK ringer and former soap-opera actor named Peter Noone. King came in and sat next to me," Burdon told Songfacts in 2010.
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The Goffin-King catalog and musical legacy appears to be alive and well in the 2010s, as any number of their songs — some more than 50 years old — are likely being played somewhere in the world every day.
Then it returned to the chart twice — in 2010 and 2016. If anything, their joint body of work was burnishing itself into rock music history more permanently. It became a favorite of the Beatles, who briefly incorporated it into their early club-date set lists with George Harrison on the lead vocal.
Goffin was eerily in sync with the convulsions kids feel during first love, first sex and first breakup. To date, Carole King has married four times. But she played the piano and it was amazing the songs she gave us.
For the week of July 18, 2005 it was the No. Carole King is an American singer, songwriter, and composer.