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Carole King's Tapestry at 50: An Appreciation

Broadcast: March 19, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.

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This program offers a deep dive celebration of the 1971 Carole King masterpiece. The album was released over a half-century anniversary ago, on February 10, 2021.

Top music writers and scholars give their intimate reflections on the album, and its place in music history.

Featured commentators:
Ann Powers of NPR Music
Holly Gleason - music critic
Beverly Keel - Dean of the Music and Entertainment Department at Middle Tennessee State University
Anthony DeCurtis - Rolling Stone Magazine
Paul Zollo - American Songwriter editor

Carole King is heard also from a 2012 archival interview.