American Originals: Carole King

American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. In this episode we feature the work of Carole King. She began her career in the early years of Rock and Roll as a songwriter. As part of the Goffin/King songwriting team, she co-wrote many hit songs throughout the 60's.  In the 70's she launched a solo performing career, winning her much critical and commercial success.  In this episode, we will explore the mulit-faceted career of Carole King.  Featuring her songs performed by The Shirelles, Aretha Franklin, The Beatles, James Taylor, The Monkees and more.