Some of us know her beginnings and most of us just know her music. You might not know that she was the inspiration for the classic 'Oh, Carol' written by Neil Sedaka when they were in high school together. But everybody recognizes dozens of Sixties pop hits she created herself along with first husband Gerry Goffin. They include 'Up On the Roof, 'Take Good Care of My Baby,' 'Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?' and 'The Loco-Motion' to name just a few.
No matter how old you are, everyone loves tickets to a Carole King concert. Carole King's music is some of the most listened to in America. She is an amazing artist to see live. Her emotion and wit are what attract concert goers to her shows. No one can deny her talent for writing timeless lyrics and beautiful stories. Her style of soft folk/rock has been very influential on many artists, even today.
Born Carol Klein on February 9, 1942, Carole King grew up in Brooklyn, New York. The first musical instrument she played was piano and she moved quickly into singing. Carole King broke ground on musical career not singing but selling songs on Tin Pan Alley. When the art of song writing became something that was expected of the actual artist playing the material, she quickly began her own band in 1968. Carole King's album 'Tapestry' hit the top the charts when released in 1971 and continued to be popular all throughout the 70s. It has remained in the top 100 albums of all time ever since. In 1995, her fellow artists honored her with a cover album entitled 'Tapestry Revisited.'
If you get tickets to Carole in concert, you will witness lyrical poetry conveyed in her many timeless songs. Through her lyrics King speaks to you body and soul. Your answer can be your applause and cheers. When an artist's work bridges generations like Carole King's does, they become legend. You must go and see Carole King live in concert. She will soothe your soul.
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