Carole King was in a doo-wop group called the Co-Sines when she was a teenager. Jim McCrary hide caption

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Joni Mitchell strums her guitar outside the Revolution club in London, circa 1968.

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Carole King's new album is titled A Holiday Carole. Elissa Kline hide caption

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James Taylor and Carole King first collaborated 40 years ago and are now reunited for a joint tour. James O'Mara hide caption

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