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Carole King artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Studio Sessions

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

April 9, 2012 Hear past interviews from the masters: Jackson Browne, Carole King, James Taylor and Joni Mitchell.

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Carole King's new album is titled A Holiday Carole.

December 23, 2011 On a special Christmas-themed episode, Carole King, Scott Weiland, Jack Johnson and G. Love perform.

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Interviews & Profiles

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

April 10, 2012 Carole King reminisces about getting her start in music and her songwriting process.

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James Taylor and Carole King

July 7, 2010 The two legends recently reunited on a tour named for the club where they first performed together.

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November 3, 2009 Singer-songwriter Carole King hopes to push Congress to pass a bill to help the Northern Rockies.

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July 9, 2005 Scott Simon talks with singer-songwriter Carole King.

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More Stories

Carole King, composing.

August 24, 2000 King didn't sing her own songs until after a divorce, but when she did, she sold millions.

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Live At the Troubadour

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  • Album: Live At the Troubadour
  • Artist: Carole King & James Taylor
  • Label: Concord
  • Released: 2010
 

Legendary Demos

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  • Album: Legendary Demos
  • Artist: Carole King
  • Label: Hear Music (Starbucks)
  • Released: 2012
 

Tapestry

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  • Album: Tapestry
  • Artist: Carole King
  • Label: Sony Japan
 

Tapestry -- Legacy Edition

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  • Album: Tapestry -- Legacy Edition
  • Artist: Carole King
 

The Living Room Tour

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  • Album: The Living Room Tour
  • Artist: Carole King
 

Welcome to My Living Room

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  • Album: Welcome to My Living Room
  • Artist: Carole King
  • Label: Rockingale
  • Released: 2007
 

Love Makes the World

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  • Album: Love Makes the World
  • Artist: Carole King
  • Label: Koch International