February 2016

American Masters presents the documentary "Carole King: Natural Woman" premiered nationwide Friday, February 19 on PBS (check local schedule) as part of the 30th Anniversary season of THIRTEEN's American Masters series.  This year also marks the 45th anniversary of King’s landmark solo album Tapestry, which was released February 10, 1971, and spawned the hits “It’s Too Late,” “I Feel the Earth Move,” “You’ve Got a Friend” and “So Far Away.”

Carole King's landmark solo album Tapestry, was released 45 years ago on February 10, 1971 on Ode Records.  The album, produced by Lou Adler, included songs which were all written or co-written by Carole.  Several of the songs on the album had already been hits for other artists such as Aretha Franklin's "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" and The Shirelles "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" both of which were co-written with Gerry Goffin.  Also listed as a co-writer on "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" is Jerry Wexler.  Another song, "Smackwater Jack" was

Rolling Stone has featured an online story about the upcoming PBS documentary American Masters - 'Carole King: Natural Woman' with an exclusive clip from film.  The clip includes brief footage of Carole, Lou Adler, James Taylor and Hank Cicalo as they recall the making of