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Will You Love Me Tomorrow: The Shirelles; Carole King and James Taylor

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the great 50s pop song Will You Love Me Tomorrow. We will review the original by the early girl group The Shirelles, and a cover of that song by Carole King and James Taylor. 2,238 more words

Rock And Roll

Save Me / A Natural Woman - 7" Czechoslovakia - 1973

Audio  –  Video

Title  Save Me / A Natural Woman
Label  Atlantic – Supraphon
Catalogue #  0 43 1416
Format  7″ – 45 RPM
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Aretha Franklin

Is that what it's really about? Steve & Eydie's I Want to Stay Here

This is an occasional series in which, inspired by their being played on Sounds of the Sixties, I pick apart the lyrics of a big Sixties hit record for the real meaning concealed behind the seemingly innocent lyrics. 668 more words

Soundtrack Of A Lifetime

Gerry Goffin, Man Who Wrote “Natural Woman,” Dead At 75

The Carole King collaborator’s death was caused by natural causes and he passed away in his Los Angeles home.
1. Lyricist Gerry Goffin died on Thursday, June 19. 24 more words

Medley: My Girl/Hey Girl -Bobby Vee

Chart Position: 35

  • Hey Girl written by Carole King and Gerry Goffin
  • Hey Girl originally recorded by Freddie Scott (1963)
  • My Girl written by Ronald White and Smokey Robinson…
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Top 40 Records

0771 When My Little Girl Is Smiling - The Drifters (1962)

This song was written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King in 1962. Gerry Goffin and Carole King were an influence on the song-writing partnership of Lennon/McCartney. 55 more words

Beatles

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical - is Beautiful!

‘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

West End