Carole King

Carole King
Carole King
  • Born: February 9, 1942
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Singer-songwriter









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Eric Clapton is my dream guitarist.
I didn't want to be an artist.
I just sort of try to be a good person; try to write music that lifts people and makes me feel good to sing. Music, Chants & Rapps
I listen to both oldies and contemporary stations. I enjoy listening to current stuff because there's an energy to it that's inspiring.
I think Madonna has a great deal of intelligence and capability. I have a lot of respect for her. She's taken her career and maximized it with intelligence and creativity. Respect
I used to hate the sound of my voice.
I went to London and performed in Eric Clapton's concert at the Royal Albert Hall. I'll work with him any time he asks me. Time ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I write heavily under the influence of James Taylor.
I'm a songwriter first.
In my career I have never felt that my being a woman was an obstacle or an advantage. I guess I've been oblivious.
My life has been a tapestry of rich and royal hue, an everlasting vision of the ever changing view. Life
My parents always told me I could be anything I wanted to be.
Sensitive, humbug. Everybody thinks I'm sensitive. Wait until they hear my new album.
Sometimes I get a lyric, and the lyric, you know, comes off the page, and goes into my brain and comes out with a melody. Other times, I may create a melody first.
The downside of videos is that it will put my vision in front of other people, so they might not get the chance to create their own.
There is a downside to having one of the biggest-selling albums ever.