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Do you know ... what key we’re in?

So many popular songs sit happily in one key. There’s nothing wrong with that, of course: a skilful composer can get enough variety in the three to four minute span of a song to keep the listener’s interest without resorting to adventurous key changes. 1,595 more words

Popular Music

(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman - Caesar's Atlantic City - 2015

Title  (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
Composer  Gerry Goffin, Carole King, Jerry Wexler
Live at  Caesar’s Atlantic City, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Year  2015 (June 20)
Country  USA

Aretha Franklin

(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman / Baby, Baby, Baby - 7" - 1967

Audio  –  Video

Title  (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman / Baby, Baby, Baby
Label  Atlantic
Catalogue #  45-2441
Format  7″ – 45 RPM… 58 more words

Aretha Franklin

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