Carole King brought the fledgling singer/songwriter phenomenon to the masses with Tapestry, one of the most successful albums in pop music history. A remarkably expressive and intimate record, it's a work of consummate craftsmanship…
Japanese-only collection from the singer/songwriter who helped to change the course of Pop music with her songwriting skills during the '60s and her own solo recordings in the '70s. 21 tracks including , , , , and many more.
is the third album by American singer-songwriter . It is a continuation of the style laid down in . The album was released in December 1971 and quickly rose to the top of the charts. It features songs such as (US #12 by ), a #9 hit for , and . experienced immediate success and was certified Gold on December 9, 1971, days after release. It was certified Platinum on July 17, 1995. entered the top ten at #8, becoming the first of many weeks both and would occupy the top ten simultaneously. The album hit #1 on New Year's Day 1972 and stayed there for three consecutive weeks. plays the piano and celeste on many tracks.
is an album by American singer-songwriter , released in 1975. This is her final effort issued by , and also the last album produced by who had been her collaborator since . The track was released as a lead single from the album, and became her 4th and final chart-topper on the U.S. Billboard AC chart. , a song featuring and on vocals, was also released as a single. also features harmony vocals by .
is the debut album by and was released in 1970. already had a successful career as a songwriter, and been a part of , a short-lived group she formed after moving to Los Angeles in 1968. Tracks on the album include which was a number 4 hit for in 1962, and , which has been recorded by , among others. The album did not receive much attention upon its release, though it entered the chart following the success of 's next album, , in 1971.
is an album by American singer-songwriter , released in 1973. At the time of its release, it only reached #6 on the Billboard album chart, but has remained highly regarded by her fans over the ensuing decades. Presented as a sort of song cycle, the album opens and closes with two versions of the title song and the songs on each side segue directly into one another. The Spanish language track (the Spanish word for "heart," also used as a term of endearment, as in this song's lyrics) was a moderate hit single from the album, as was The flip side of the latter single, (not the hit), charted separately from its A-side.
This astounding collection of 13 original recordings by featuring many of her most famous songs is finally being released for the very first time! proves once and for all precisely why she is the most successful and revered female singer/songwriter in music history. Includes the original demoed recordings of such future standards as and more. Also features early takes of six tracks that formed the basis for King's worldwide solo breakthrough ; one of the best-selling and most beloved albums of all time. This collection forms the lost missing link in the chain of 's career.