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‘Beautiful The Carole King Musical’ is currently playing at The Aldwych Theatre, London.
Directed by Marc Bruni and with a book by Douglas McGrath, this is the ultimate ‘Jukebox Musical’ because it uses Carole King’s story, while weaving in performances of her hits, with the result that you feel like you have seen a great concert, while also getting under the skin of one of pop music’s most beloved icons. 474 more words
Sept. 12, 2016 will mark the 50th anniversary of when The Monkees television show premiered on NBC.
I can’t help but wonder if the song “Shades of Gray”–which was written in 1965 by songwriters (and real-life spouses) Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and was recorded in 1967 by the band The Monkees for their second album… 37 more words
Carole King AND Barry Mann share a birthday?! There must be some sort of harmonic convergence towards pop perfection on this date. Mann and his wife/collaborator Cynthia Weil, also worked in that famous house of hits, The Brill Building and contributed their fair share of classics. 21 more words