A Natural Woman: The Ode Collection (1968-1976)

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Carole King had already written an enormous amount of pop classics by the time she began her solo career in earnest in the late '60s. With her second album, Tapestry, King became one of the most popular and artistically successful singer/songwriters of the early '70s. King never matched the consistent brilliance of Tapestry, yet managed to record many fine songs during the rest of the decade. A Natural Woman collects all of her finest moments over the course of two discs. Tapestry is included in its entirety, along with the highlights from her other albums, making A Natural Woman the one essential King album -- apart from ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Carole King had already written an enormous amount of pop classics by the time she began her solo career in earnest in the late '60s. With her second album, Tapestry, King became one of the most popular and artistically successful singer/songwriters of the early '70s. King never matched the consistent brilliance of Tapestry, yet managed to record many fine songs during the rest of the decade. A Natural Woman collects all of her finest moments over the course of two discs. Tapestry is included in its entirety, along with the highlights from her other albums, making A Natural Woman the one essential King album -- apart from Tapestry itself, of course.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/6/2004
  • Label: Sony Japan
  • EAN: 4562109405958
  • Catalog Number: 265/6
  • Sales rank: 251,532

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Hi-De-Ho (That Old Sweet Roll) - The City (3:23)
  2. 2 Wasn't Born to Follow - The City (3:44)
  3. 3 Up on the Roof (3:36)
  4. 4 Child of Mine (4:02)
  5. 5 I Feel the Earth Move (2:58)
  6. 6 So Far Away (3:56)
  7. 7 It's Too Late (3:53)
  8. 8 Home Again (2:29)
  9. 9 Beautiful (3:05)
  10. 10 Way over Yonder (4:44)
  11. 11 You've Got a Friend (4:09)
  12. 12 Where You Lead (3:18)
  13. 13 Will You Love Me Tomorrow? (4:11)
  14. 14 Smackwater Jack (3:41)
  15. 15 Tapestry (3:13)
  16. 16 (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman (3:49)
  17. 17 Music (3:51)
  18. 18 Brother, Brother (2:59)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Sweet Seasons (3:14)
  2. 2 Pocket Money (2:44)
  3. 3 It's Going to Take Some Time (3:35)
  4. 4 Bitter with the Sweet (2:47)
  5. 5 Goodbye Don't Mean I'm Gone (3:35)
  6. 6 At This Time in My Life (2:49)
  7. 7 Been to Canaan (3:38)
  8. 8 Ties That Bind (2:09)
  9. 9 Corazón (3:56)
  10. 10 Believe in Humanity (4:35)
  11. 11 Jazzman (3:45)
  12. 12 Wrap Around Joy (2:58)
  13. 13 Nightingale (3:38)
  14. 14 Really Rosie (1:50)
  15. 15 Alligators All Around (1:55)
  16. 16 There's a Space Between Us (3:22)
  17. 17 Only Love Is Real (3:31)
  18. 18 You've Got a Friend (6:23)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Carole King Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Organ, Piano, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals, Clavinet, fender rhodes
James Taylor Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Curtis Amy Baritone Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Buddy Collette Woodwind
Harry "Sweets" Edison Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Plas Johnson Woodwind
Tom Scott Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
City Track Performer
Louise Goffin Background Vocals
Ralph MacDonald Percussion
Red Rhodes Steel Guitar
David T. Walker Guitar
Jim Gordon Drums
Bobbye Hall Bongos, Conga, Tambourine
Delores Hall Background Vocals
Terry King Cello
Nathaniel Rosen Cello
Al Aarons Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Mike Altschul Saxophone, Woodwind
George Bohannon Trombone, Euphonium
Oscar Brashear Flugelhorn
Robert Bryant Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Denyse Buffum Viola
Thomas Buffum Violin
Tessie Calderone Conga
David Campbell Conductor, Viola
Merry Clayton Background Vocals
Marci Dicterow Violin
Chuck Findley Trumpet, Flugelhorn
John Fischbach Moog Synthesizer
Ronald Folsom Violin
Gene Goe Horn
Sherry Goffin Background Vocals
William Green Woodwind
Abigale Haness Background Vocals
Dennis Karmazyn Cello
Eddie Kendricks Background Vocals
Danny Kortchmar Acoustic Guitar, Conga, Electric Guitar
Russ Kunkel Percussion, Drums
Charles Larkey Bass, Electric Bass
Kathleen Lenski Violin
Robert Lipsett Violin
Charles Loper Trombone
Gordon Marron Strings Violin
Harvey Mason Sr. Percussion, Drums, Vibes
Ollie Mitchell Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Carole Mukogawa Viola
Dean Parks Guitar
Judith Perett Cello
Jay Rosen Violin
Sheldon Sanov Violin
Julia Tillman Waters Background Vocals
Ralph Schuckett Organ, Electric Piano
Haim Shtrum Violin
Lya Stern Violin
Polly Sweeney Violin
Miwako Watanabe Violin
Ernie Watts Flute, Saxophone, Woodwind
Ken Yerke Violin
Alan DeVeritch Viola
Dick Hyde Trombone
Joel O'Brien Percussion, Drums, Vibes
Eliot Chapo Violin
Barry Socher Violin
Susan Ranney Bass
Perry Steinberg Bass
Leland Sklar Bass
Fred Jackson Jr. Horn
Jeffrey Solow Cello
Glenn Dicterow Violin
Paul Polivnick Viola
Godfried Hoogeveen Cello
Norman Kurban Conductor
Technical Credits
Carole King Composer
Wilson Pickett Composer
James Taylor Contributor
Bill Staines Composer
Lou Adler Producer
David Campbell Arranger
Hank Cicalo Engineer
John Fischbach Producer
David Palmer Composer
Ed Holstein Composer
Stephen K. Peeples Liner Notes
Eric Weinbang Engineer
Dave Palmer Composer
Norman Kurban Arranger
Pretorius Composer
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