For his twenty fifth album, Elvis Costello has recruited ex-collaborators The Imposters and Burt Bacharach, he has added Carole King for the female touch. Sounds like the return of Ocean 11!

Elvis Costello's 'Look Now' is his twenty fifth album recorded with The Imposters, co-produced with Sebastian Krys, featuring songs by Carole King and Burt Bacharach and released on October 12, 2018 by Concord Records(Source Elvis Costello & the Imposters - Look Now | Official Site)Consequence of Sound ...Costello’s first record of new music in five years is an intricately detailed and…

On TV today, Carole King with David Letterman (1982)

August 26, 1982 - you do not want to miss Carole King chatting and performing "Locomotion/One Fine Day," "Read Between the Lines" and "It's a War" backed by Robert McEntee (g), Richard Hardy (s) and Hiram Bullock (p) at "Late Night With David Letterman" on NBC

Ode / A&M publish Carole King’s ‘debut album : ‘Writer’ (1970)

Carole King's 'Writer' is her debut album co-written with Gerry Goffin and released in May 1970 by Ode / A&M . Track Listing : 1.Spaceship Races (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) - 03:09 . 2.No Easy Way Down (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) - 04:36 . 3.Child Of Mine (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) - 04:05 . 4.Goin' Back (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) - 03:20 . 5.To Love (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) - 03:39 .…

On TV today, Carole King with David Letterman (1984)

February 15, 1984 - you do not want to miss Carole King chatting and performing "Speeding Time" and "Keep Your Hands Off My Baby" - this one with her daughter Sherry Goffin - at "Late Night With David Letterman" on NBC

Ode publish Carole King’s second album : ‘Tapestry’ featuring ‘It’s Too Late’ and ‘I Feel the Earth Move’ (1971)

Carole King's 'Tapestry' is her second studio album featuring 'It's Too Late' & 'I Feel the Earth Move,' produced by Lou Adler and released on February 10, 1971 by Ode Records. Track Listing : 1.I Feel The Earth Move (Carole King) - 03:00 . 2.So Far Away (Carole King) - 03:55 . 3.It'S Too Late (Toni Stern, Carole King) - 03:54 . 4.Home Again (Carole King) - 02:29 . 5.Beautiful (Carole King) -…

Happy Birthday Carole King

February 9, 19** - Carole King, American singer & songwriter is @)_!. Happy Birthday MissCarole King's 'Writer' is her debut album co-written with Gerry Goffin and released in May 1970 by Ode / A&M . >> you do not want to miss "The Kennedy Center Honors" program on CBS with Janelle Monáe, James Taylor, Sara Bareilles and Aretha Franklin paying tribute to Carole King. >>…

Aretha, James et al honour Carole King (2015)

December 29, 2012 - you do not want to miss "The Kennedy Center Honors" program on CBS with Janelle Monáe, James Taylor, Sara Bareilles and Aretha Franklin paying tribute to Carole King. More Info

This week In One-Off Collaborations 22/52

Corinne Bailey Rae & Herbie Hancock, The Corrs & Brian Wilson, John Legend & Lindsey Stirling, Nick Cave & Kylie Minogue, Sam Moore & Deniece Williams, Rihanna & Justin Timberlake, Carole King & James Taylor, Hugh Jackman & Robbie Williams, Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint, James Hetfield & Alice In Chains, Billy Joel & Joe Elliott, David Crosby, Graham…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 19/52

Snoop Dogg & Charlie Wilson, Rick James & The Temptations, Steve Winwood & Stevie Wonder, Carole King & James Taylor, Fergie & Debbie Harry, Bono & Kylie Minogue, Eric Burdon & War, Madonna & Anthony Kiedis, Sheryl Crow & Lyle Lovett, Ben Harper & Ellen Harper, Van Morrison & Chet Baker, Pat Metheny & Antonio Carlos Jobim

Kanye West releases ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,’ his fifth album featuring ‘Power’ (2010)

Kanye West's 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' is his fifth studio album featuring 'Power' and released on November 22, 2010 by Def Jam / Roc-A-Fella1 . Dark Fantasy (w/ Teyana Taylor) 2 . Power 3 . All Of The Lights (w/ Rihanna, Kid Cudi) 4 . Runaway (w/ Pusha T) 5 . Blame Game (w/ John Legend) 6 . Lost In The World (w/ Bon Iver) 7 . Gorgeous (Freestyle 2012) 8 . Power (Coachella 1080 )…

Atlantic publish Roberta Flack’s third album : ‘Quiet Fire’ (1971)

Roberta Flack's 'Quiet Fire' is her third studio album released in November 1971 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.Go Up Moses (Flack, Jesse Jackson, Joel Dorn) - 05:20 . 2.Bridge Over Troubled Water (Paul Simon) - 07:13 . 3.Sunday And Sister Jones (Gene Mcdaniels) - 04:48 . 4.See You Then (Jimmy Webb) - 03:40 . 5.Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow (Carole King, Gerry Goffin) - 03:59 . 6.To Love…

Atlantic publish ‘Bette Midler’ her eponymous second album (1973)

Bette Midler' is her eponymous second studio album produced by Arif Mardin, Barry Manilow and released on November 16, 1973 by Atlantic.1 . I Shall Be Released ("Divine Madness") 2 . I Shall Be Released (Roxy, LA, 1977) 3 . In The Mood 4 . In The Mood 5 . Twisted (w/ Rosie O'Donnell) 6 . Higher And Higher ("Ol Red Hair Is Back") Track Listing : 1.Skylark (Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer) -…

Bryan Ferry releases his first solo album : ‘These Foolish Things’ featuring ‘A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall’ (1973)

Bryan Ferry's 'These Foolish Things' is his first solo album released on October 5, 1973 while he was still Roxy Music by Virgin.1 . A Hard Rain's AG(onna Fall - ) 2 . Falling In Love Again / A Hard Rain's AG(onna Fall - ) 3 . (Short Chat And Clips) 4 . These Foolish Things Track Listing : 1.A Hard Rain'S A-Gonna Fall (Bob Dylan) - 05:19 . 2.River Of Salt (Irving Brown, Bernard Zackery, Jan…

Fourth & Broadway publish Stereo MC’s third album : ‘Connected’ (1992)

Stereo MC's' 'Connected' is their third studio album co-produced with Veronica Davis and Andrea Groves and released on October 5, 1992 by Fourth & Broadway1 . Connected (1992) 2 . Connected (1992) 3 . Ground Level (Live 2014, A38 Vibes) 4 . Ground Level (Live 2014, A38 Vibes) 5 . Everything (Live 2014, A38 Vibes) 6 . Sketch + Connected (12/05/2022) 7 . Fade Away 8 . Fade Away (Live…

Rod Stewart releases his fifth album : ‘Smiler’ featuring a duet with Elton John (1974)

Rod Stewart's 'Smiler' is his fifth solo album featuring a duet with Elton John and released on October 4, 1974 by Mercury Records.1 . Sweet Little Rock And Roller (AVO Session Basel, 15-Nov-2012) 2 . Sweet Little Rock And Roller Track Listing : 1.Sweet Little Rock 'N' Roller (Chuck Berry) - 03:43 . 2.Lochinvar (Pete Sears) - 00:25 . 3.Farewell (Martin Quittenton, Rod Stewart) - 04:34 .…

Warner Bros. publish Bette Midler’s ninth album : ‘Bathhouse Betty’ (1998)

Bette Midler's 'Bathhouse Betty' is her ninth studio album released on September 15, 1998 by Warner Bros.1 . One Monkey Don't Stop No Show 2 . My One True Friend 3 . Laughing Matters (2004) Track Listing : 1.Song Of Bernadette (Leonard Cohen, Bill Elliott, Jennifer Warnes) - 03:46 . 2.I'M Beautiful Dammitt! (Brinsley Evans) - 03:55 . 3.Lullaby In Blue (Adam Cohen, Brock Walsh) - 05:09 . 4.Ukulele…

Macy Gray releases ‘Stripped,’ a live album recorded at a Brooklyn church (2016)

Macy Gray's 'Stripped' is her second live album recorded at a non-active Brooklyn church with a jazz quartet and released on September 9, 2016 by Chesky Records.1 . One On One, November 25Th, 2015 City Winery New York, Full Session 2 . Annabelle Track Listing : 1.Annabelle (Macy Gray, David Sardy, Mayaeni Strauss, Adam Waldman) - 05:10 . 2.Sweet Baby (Macy Gray,Joe Solo) - 05:03 . 3.I Try (Macy…

Concord publish Ray Charles’ posthumous and final album : ‘Genius Loves Company’ recorded with Norah Jones, James Taylor, Diana Krall and more famous guests (2004)

Ray Charles' 'Genius Loves Company' is his final studio album posthumously released on August 31, 2004 by Concord/Hear Music.1 . (w/ Norah Jones, Elton John, Bb King 2 . (w/ Michael Mcdonald, Willie Nelson & Van Morrison Track listing : 1.Here We Go Again (Don Lanier, Red Steagall) - 03:59 . 2.Sweet Potato Pie (James Taylor) - 03:47 . 3.You Don't Know Me (Eddy Arnold, Cindy Walker) - 03:55 .…

Atlantic publish Aretha Franklin’s ‘Spirit in the Dark’ featuring ‘Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)’ (1970)

Aretha Franklin's 'Spirit in the Dark' is an album released on August 24, 1970 by Atlantic.1 . Don't Play That Song For Me Track Listing : 1.Don'T Play That Song (You Lied) (Ahmet Ertegün, Betty Nelson) - 03:02 . 2.The Thrill Is Gone (From Yesterday'S Kiss) (Rick Darnell, Roy Hawkins) - 04:41 . 3.Pullin' (Carolyn Franklin, Jimmy Radcliffe) - 03:38 . 4.You And Me (Aretha Franklin) - 03:34 .…

Columbia publish Barbra Streisand’s ‘Barbra Joan Streisand’ (1971)

Barbra Streisand's 'Barbra Joan Streisand' is an album released in August 1971 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Beautiful (Carole King) - 02:15 . 2.Love (John Lennon) - 03:06 . 3.Where You Lead (Carole King, Toni Stern) - 02:58 . 4.I Never Meant To Hurt You (Laura Nyro) - 03:51 . 5.Medley: One Less Bell To Answer/A House Is Not A Home (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 06:33 . 6.Space Captain (Matthew…

Tamla publish Smokey Robinson’s ‘Smokey,’ his first solo album (1973)

Smokey Robinson's 'Smokey' is his first solo album after his departure from The Miracles, released on June 19, 1973 by Tamla.Track Listing : 1.Holly (Smokey Robinson) - 04:37 . 2.Medley: Never My Love/Never Can Say Goodbye (Don Addrisi, Dick Addrisi, Clifton Davis) - 03:52 . 3.A Silent Partner In A Three-Way Love Affair (Smokey Robinson, Rose Ella Jones) - 04:37 . 4.Just My Soul Responding…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Jazz at Santa Monica ’72’ with the Count Basie Orchestra (1972)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Jazz at Santa Monica '72' is a live album recorded on June 2, 1972 with the Tommy Flanagan trio and the Count Basie Orchestra and released on August 2, 1972 by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.Introductions By Norman Granz - 01:00 . 2.Basie Power (Ernie Wilkins) - 03:07 . 3.The Spirit Is Willing (Sammy Nestico) - 04:37 . 4.The Meetin' Time (Oliver Nelson) - 04:50 . 5.Blues In Hoss'S…

Atlantic release ‘Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway’ featuring ‘Where Is the Love’ (1972)

'Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway' feat. 'Where Is the Love' is a duet album released on May 6, 1972 by Atlantic.Track Listing : 1.I (Who Have Nothing) (Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Carlo Donida) - 05:00 . 2.You'Ve Got A Friend (Carole King) - 02:34 . 3.Baby I Love You (Jimmy Holiday, Ronnie Shannon) - 03:24 . 4.Be Real Black For Me (Charles Mann, Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack) - 03:30 .…

A&M release The Carpenters’ fifth album : ‘Now & Then’ (1973)

The Carpenters' 'Now & Then' is their fifth album featuring Karen Carpenter as a drummer on almost all tracks and released on May 1, 1973 by A&MTrack Listing : 1.Sing (Joe Raposo) - 03:20 . 2.This Masquerade (Leon Russell) - 04:50 . 3.Heather (Johnny Pearson) - 02:47 . 4.Jambalaya / Dead Man'S Curve / Johnny Angel / The Night Has A Thousand Eyes / Our Day Will Come / One Fine Day ( .…

Mary J. Blige releases her third album ‘Share My World’ featuring ‘Love Is All We Need’ (1997)

Mary J. Blige's 'Share My World' is her third studio album released on April 22, 1997 by Mca. Track Listing : 1.Intro (Poke & Tone, Rich Nice) - 01:21 . 2.I Can Love You (Mary J. Blige, Latonya Blige-Dacosta, Rodney Jerkins, Kimberly Jones, Carlos Brody, Mashiem Myrick) - 04:54 . 3.Love Is All We Need (Blige, James Harris Iii, Terry Lewis, Nasir Jones, Rick James) - 04:16 . 4.Round And Round…

Barbra Streisand records the album ‘Live Concert at the Forum’ during a fundraiser for George McGovern (1972)

Barbra Streisand's 'Live Concert at the Forum' is her second live album recorded on April 15, 1972 during a fundraiser for George McGovern's presidential campaign and released in October 1972 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Sing / Make Your Own Kind Of Music (Joe Raposo, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil) - 04:23 . 2.Starting Here, Starting Now (Richard Maltby, Jr., David Shire) - 02:45 . 3.Don'T Rain On My…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella in London’ at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club (1974)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella in London' is a live album recorded on April 11, 1974 at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club with a quartet and released the same year by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) - 03:15 . 2.They Can'T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 04:12 . 3.Ev'Ry Time We Say Goodbye (Cole Porter) - 02:57 . 4.The Man I Love (G.…

Parlophone publish ‘Please Please Me,’ The Beatles’ debut album featuring ‘Love Me Do’ (1963)

The Beatles' 'Please Please Me' is their debut studio album produced by George Martin and released on March 22, 1963 by Parlophone.Track Listing : 1.I Saw Her Standing There (Mccartney–Lennon) - 02:55 . 2.Misery (Mccartney–Lennon) - 01:49 . 3.Anna (Go To Him) (Arthur Alexander) - 02:55 . 4.Chains (Gerry Goffin, Carole King) - 02:23 . 5.Boys (Luther Dixon, Wes Farrell) - 02:24 . 6.Ask Me Why…

James Taylor releases ‘Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon’ featuring ‘You’ve Got a Friend’ (1971)

James Taylor 'Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon' feat. 'You've Got a Friend' is his third studio album released on March 16, 1971 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Love Has Brought Me Around (James Taylor) - 02:41 . 2.You'Ve Got A Friend (Carole King) – 4:28 . 3.Places In My Past (James Taylor) - 02:01 . 4.Riding On A Railroad (James Taylor) - 02:41 . 5.Soldiers (James Taylor) - 01:13 . 6.Mud…

Singing (Ladies Only) James Taylor

To Celebrate James Taylor whose birthday is today . Happy Birthday BTW . . we have selected twelve female singers who cover the most famous songs he wrote alone or with Carol King. They are . Lady Gaga, P!Nk, Carole King, Connie James, India Arie, Emily Elbert, Katie Petersen, Linda Ronstadt, Kaya Bruël, Dixie Chicks, Merry Clayton, Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe Here, they are reunited in…

Happy Birthday James Taylor

March 12, 1948 - James Taylor, American singer & composer, of 'You've Got a Friend' fame is 73. Happy Birthday, SirJames Taylor 'Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon' feat. 'You've Got a Friend' is his third studio album released on March 16, 1971 by Warner Bros. >>James Taylor's 'JT' is his eighth studio album produced by Peter Asher recorded between March 15–April 24, 1977 and released…

James Taylor releases his second album : ‘Sweet Baby James’ on Warner Bros (1970)

James Taylor's 'Sweet Baby James' is his second studio album released in February 1970 by Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Sweet Baby James (James Taylor) - 02:54 . 2.Lo And Behold (James Taylor) - 02:37 . 3.Sunny Skies (James Taylor) - 02:21 . 4.Steamroller (James Taylor) - 02:57 . 5.Country Road (James Taylor) - 03:22 . 6.Oh, Susanna (Stephen Foster) (James Taylor) - 01:58 . 7.Fire And Rain (James…

Stacey Kent records ‘The Boy Next Door’ an album for Candid Records (2003)

Stacey Kent's 'The Boy Next Door' is an album recorded on February 18-22, 2003 and released on August 26, 2003 by Candid Records.Track Listing : 1.The Best Is Yet To Come (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) - 03:24 . 2.The Boy Next Door (Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane) - 03:38 . 3.The Trolley Song (Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane) - 04:00 . 4.Say It Isn'T So (Irving Berlin) - 04:39 . 5.Too Darn Hot (Cole Porter) -…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 06/52

Angélique Kidjo . Buddy Guy, Paul Simon . Chris Thile, Post Malone . Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sharon Stone . Aerosmith, Slash . Carole King, Marianne Faithfull . Bill Frisell, Candy Dulfer . Trijntje Oosterhuis, Dionne Warwick . Chuck Jackson, Norah Jones, Willie Nelson . Wynton Marsalis, Gregory Porter . Laura Mvula, Paul McCartney, Joe Walsh . Diana Krall, Lou Rawls . Stanley TurrentineThey are…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 06/52

James Taylor, Carole King, Ray Charles, Chicago, Donny Hathaway, Roberta Flack, Diana Ross, Seals and Crofts, Bee Gees, The Beach Boys, Sergio Mendes, Brasil 77, Jethro Tull, Al Kooper, John Mayall, Skid Row They are the '70s Throwback' artists selected among the 281 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . James Taylor . Carole King .…

This week In Singing Ladies 06/52

Amy Winehouse, Solange, Norah Jones, Sheryl Crow, Samantha Fish, Sade, Mary Gauthier, Valerie June, Carole King, P!nk, Rhiannon Giddens, Suzanne Vega They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 281 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Amy Winehouse . Love Is . Losing Game Lifted from : Amy Winehouse gives . private concert…

Columbia publish Barbra Streisand’s album : ‘The Way We Were’ featuring ‘All In Love Is Fair’ (1974)

Barbra Streisand's 'The Way We Were' feat. 'All In Love Is Fair' is an album recorded in 1973 and released in January 1974 By Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Being At War With Each Other (Carole King) - 04:01 . 2.Something So Right (Paul Simon) - 04:26 . 3.The Best Thing You'Ve Ever Done (Martin Charnin) - 02:49 . 4.The Way We Were (From The Way We Were) (Marvin Hamlisch, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman)…