Day 258. “Tapestry” by Carol King

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Dad, Mom & Baby me. Circa 1987.

Day 258. “Tapestry” by Carol King

This album sounds pretty familiar. I must have heard it when I was little.

This is a pretty powerful album for the ladies! It was groundbreaking (1971) that a female singer/songwriter could hold the number one spot for 15 weeks. Carol held that record for 20 years. She also made the statement that women could use their voices in a much more creative and emotional way despite being held to such high vocal standards.

Read: https://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2016/jul/01/carole-king-tapestry-album-live-devotion

The power of music. I believe I have an idea of where I’m going to take this blog next year.

Tomorrow: “The Velvet Underground & Nico” by The Velvet Underground & Nico

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