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Carole King

A Chat With ASCAP President Paul Williams, Plus Exclusives from Modern Machines, Eli Mardock, Matthew J. Tow and Creed Bratton

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.01.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Eli Mardock is premiering a new song with us today called "If You're With Me, Then You're Against Me." The haunting and dream-like tune appears on the Nebraskan singer/songwriter's debut full length, Everything Happens For The First Time.

Independent Scientists, American Public, Members of Congress and Celebrities to BLM: Reform Wild Horse Program

Suzanne Roy | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Suzanne Roy

This is a pivotal moment in the fight to save wild horses and burros in the West. Science is now firmly on the side of those who want the wild horses managed in the wild, not removed en masse from their homes on the range.

Carole King and The Sisterhood of Natural Women

Jody Gastfriend | Posted 07.22.2013 | Fifty
Jody Gastfriend

My women friends have sustained me over the years; our sorrows, joys, disappointments and day-to-day challenges so often intertwined. King's music embodies our collective journey.

Legendary Songwriter Honored At Library Of Congress

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.22.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Carole King isn't done with music – not yet anyway. The 71-year-old singer-songwriter known for such hits as "(You Make Me Feel L...

Obama To Honor This Singer-Songwriter

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is putting on a show at the White House next week for singer-songwriter Carole King. She's the first woman ...

LOOK: Music Legends Honored At Berklee Commencement

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.13.2013 | College

The Berklee College of Music celebrated music legends Willie Nelson, Carole King and Annie Lennox during its commencement at the Boston school on Satu...

Usher's Rock And Roll Hall Honors

AP | Posted 05.26.2013 | Entertainment

CLEVELAND — Usher, Carole King, John Fogerty, Spike Lee, Harry Belafonte and others have been added to the list of performers and presenters for...

Carole Kings Musical Heads To Broadway

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 03.15.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- A musical based on the woman behind such pop standards as "It's Too Late," "You've Got a Friend" and "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Wo...

After Searching to Find Herself, Heather Maloney Finally Arrives

Michael Bialas | Posted 02.14.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

One of the joys about covering music in my spare time is hearing a singer-songwriter or band for the first time, not having any preconceived notions o...

Conversations With José James, Otis Taylor, Erin Boheme and Renaiszance's Radha & Ravé Mehta, Plus an Unknown Component Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"My mother is Irish-American and my father is Afro-Panamanian, so it's kind of been the story of my life to be a bridge between different cultures and different styles, and musically, that's between jazz and R&B."

The Soundtrack Of My Life

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 03.20.2013 | Fifty
Lois Alter Mark

Songs bring back memories to me more vividly than photos ever have. In many ways, my iPod is my scrapbook. Pictures may show me I was there, but songs make me remember what it felt like.

Micky Dolenz: The Man, the Myth, the Monkee... and Me

Tony Sachs | Posted 02.17.2013 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Why, why, has Micky Dolenz -- blessed with one of the great voices in pop music history -- recorded so little all these decades? And what had led him to start taking his recording career seriously at this late date?

Jazzin' Around: Conversations With David Sanborn, Lee Ritenour and Kurt Elling

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Aung San Suu Kyi's Advice for Parents

Barbara Becker | Posted 11.24.2012 | Parents
Barbara Becker

"To all the parents in the room -- really, this is important for everyone -- any child who feels they have been truly loved, even by just one person, will develop tremendous confidence."

Allison Williams To Play Carly Simon?

Posted 09.22.2012 | Entertainment

Allison Williams could be going from "Girls" to "Girls Like Us." According to Variety, "Girls Like Us," based on Sheila Weller's book, is picking up s...

Beyonce Added To Alicia Keys' Annual 'Black Ball' Event

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 09.20.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- Call it ladies night: Beyonce and Carole King are joining Oprah Winfrey and Alicia Keys at Keys' annual Black Ball event. Beyonce and Kin...

Soul & Inspiration: A Conversation With Songwriters Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, Plus Milan's Calibro 35

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.07.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Milan's indie funk/jazz/rock band Calibro 35 return with their second album Any Resemblance to Real Persons or Actual Facts is Purely Coincidental.

Why The '60s Really Ended With Carole King's 'Too Late'

Michael Sigman | Posted 07.29.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Driving home to "Lawn Guyland" the day after graduating from Bucknell U. in Lewisburg, PA and blasting progressive rock station WNEW on the radio, I was struck by one of those other-worldly, pull-over-to-the curb musical moments.

The Natural

D. R. Tucker | Posted 06.23.2012 | Books
D. R. Tucker

I am so grateful to Carole King for her new memoir, A Natural Woman. There is no way to do the book justice. It is a book that cannot be analyzed, only experienced.

Carole King's Natural Style (And How To Get It)

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"A Look Back" is a daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is of Carole King during a photo shoot for the cov...

The Day I Met Carole King

Kayla Yandoli | Posted 06.12.2012 | College
Kayla Yandoli

I was on cloud nine (and still am!). I replayed what she told me over and over again: "You think I am, but you are." Carole King told me I am my own inspiration, the greatest advice from the ultimate source.

Carole King's New Memoir: 'A Natural Woman'

Debra Ollivier | Posted 06.10.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

In her new memoir, "A Natural Woman," King tells her story from her modest beginnings in Brooklyn through her remarkable musical triumphs to the present day as a performer and activist.

The Email That Changed My Life In My 40s

Georgia Middleman | Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty
Georgia Middleman

What do you do when your dreams don't work out? You redefine those dreams. You reframe them. Make new ones. Some people say the best years are in the past. I would strongly beg to differ.

The Best Magazine You've Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Dickson Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

From the return of Domino to the newly launching Design Hunting title by New York Magazine, shelter magazines in the U.S. are looking strong. And acro...

Accidental Rock Star: How A Broken Leg Led Me To A Career In Rock And Roll

Gary Burr | Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty
Gary Burr

In 1969 I went to Woodstock. The girls all around me were going crazy for the musicians on stage. If any of those players had come down off the stage and walked through the crowd they would have had girls clinging to them like dryer sheets on a pair of freshly dried socks. I wanted that.