The Essential Carole King
As a singer, Carole King won over millions of fans with her honest portrayals of love and life. As a songwriter, she penned dozens of hits for others, many of which became American pop standards. Now for the first time, these two aspects of a long and celebrated career are combined, presenting the best of Carole King as a singer and songwriter.
From her record-breaking iconic Tapestry to more recent works, Disc 1 covers the best of Carole King's own performances: the Grammy-winning songs "It's Too Late" and "You've Got A Friend;" plus collaborations with Celine Dion and Babyface.
Disc 2 highlights the best of Carole's best-known and most beloved compositions, as performed by others: "Up On the Roof" (The Drifters); "Natural Woman" (Aretha Franklin); and "Chains" (The Beatles).
Together, these songs tell the complete story of an extraordinarily gifted and successful artist, who is still actively performing to this day, more than four decades later. From the Label