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Carole King

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03:04

Remembering Gerry Goffin

An excerpt from Fresh Air’s 2012 interview with CAROLE KING talking about her songwriting partner and former husband Gerry Goffin. Goffin died yesterday. This interview was originally broadcast on November 4, 2012.

44:01

For Carole King, Songwriting Is A 'Natural' Talent

Carole King wrote songs for others before becoming a performer and writing for herself. In her memoir, A Natural Woman, she details the stories behind some of her most famous songs and her relationships with songwriters like James Taylor, Gerry Goffin and Paul Simon.

45:44

For Carole King, Songwriting Is A 'Natural' Talent.

Carole King wrote songs for others before becoming a performer and writing for herself. In her new memoir, A Natural Woman, she details the stories behind some of her most famous songs and her relationships with songwriters like James Taylor, Gerry Goffin and Paul Simon.

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06:51

Revisting Carole King's 'Tapestry'

When Carole King's album Tapestry came out in 1971, it became one of the best-selling albums of all time and marked her as one of pop's most talented songwriters. King's masterpiece has been reissued as a 2-disc Legacy Edition by Sony. Music historian Milo Miles takes a look at the landmark work.

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