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  1. Ghostlight Releases Beautiful, the Bridges of Madison County Album CommentariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 |

    Ghostlight Records has announced the launch of the new series "Ghostlight Shines On..." presenting exclusive audio commentary on some of its major recordings from Broadway and beyond. The series currently features commentary for two hit albums the label released in 2014: the Broadway smash Beautiful - The Carole King Musical and the beloved score for The Bridges of Madison County , which won 2014 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Orchestrations.


  2. Grainne Duffy and band - The Edinburgh Blues ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 |

    ... Grinne cites the likes of The Rolling Stones, Rory Gallagher, The Pretenders, Aretha Franklin, Bonnie Raitt and Carole King's album 'Tapestry' as musical influences, resulting in her own unique style that blends a soulful voice with accomplished ...


  3. McIntosh Joins Brayben In Beautiful: the Carole King Musical As Full Casting AnnouncedRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 |

    ... at the Aldwych Theatre on 10 February 2015 with the show currently booking to 13 June 2015. Beautiful - The Carole King Musical is the untold story of her journey from school girl to superstar; from her relationship with husband and song-writing ...


  4. Inside the Beltway: John Bolton identifies army of national security candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Washington Times

    ... in Tinseltown this week at a pair of fundraisers attended by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and folk singer Carole King . Oh, and he made cameo appearances at two more fundraisers in San Francisco on Tuesday, to be followed by appearances in ...


  5. Watch A 'Gilmore Girls'/'Twin Peaks' Intro Credits Mash-Up, Because Small Town LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Switched

    ... Peaks." Yay for TV series about small towns! We must say, Twin Peaks does look a little more inviting with the Carole King tune in the background. Maybe we'll even find a bespectacled troubadour playing guitar on a street corner. Yeah, yeah, all ...


  6. Great American Songbook, Carole King Tribute, Open Mic and the Bus...Read the original story

    Monday Oct 6 |

    ... and Lance Diamond are just a few of the artists who have utilized his considerable musical talents. Next up is A CAROLE KING TRIBUTE , featuring three instrumentalist/singers, Cathy Carfagna, Leah Zicari and Buffalo Music Hall of Fame inductee ...


  7. Cyndi Lauper to Elton John: Pop-Rock Stars Who Crossed Over to the Great White WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Playbill

    In recent years, it has become increasingly popular for pop-rock stars to make a splash as composers on Broadway. I'm not talking about jukebox musicals that mine artists' existing catalogues, like Beautiful: The Carole King Musical , Mamma Mia ! or Jersey Boys .


  8. Nine QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Tucson Weekly

    ... old school Brazilian funk and soul, samba and my fave, bossa nova. Also Latino jazz and rock en espaol. Carole King's "Tapestry." Technically it belonged to my older sister, Carmen, but I think I listened to it far more than her. So I claimed it. ...


  9. Watch: Beautiful's Jessie Mueller Performs Gilmore Girls ThemeRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 |

    In honor of The WB's long-running dramedy GILMORE GIRLS series debut on Netflix today, Tony-winning BEAUTIFUL star JESSIE Mueller performed the show's theme song "Where You Lead", accompanied by Dillon Kondor. Watch her sing the song for BuzzFeed here ! "Where You Lead" was written in 1970 by Carole King and Toni Stern.


  10. Kelly: A chip off the old block: A son of a D.C. R&B legend entertains fans outside Nats ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The Washington Post

    ... amp and started strumming the guitar slung over his shoulder. Accompanied by backing tracks, Tony sang Carole King's "You've Got a Friend," then segued into the Righteous Brothers ' "Unchained Melody." Tony Covay, ballpark busker, is the 58-year-old ...


  11. Rita Wilson Has Personality, but It Doesn't Mean She Should SingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The New York Observer

    ... convertibles with the tops down. Think of a sunburned Farrah Fawcett. The songs: She grew up on a diet of Carole King, Bonnie Raitt and Joni Mitchell instead of Mabel Mercer, and she imitates them all. But aside from a trio medley of their own ...


  12. Thank Goodness! 'Gilmore Girls' on Netflix Uses...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Billboard

    ... music because of licensing rights. Luckily, a Netflix rep confirmed fans won't have to adjust to a world without Carole King 's "Where You Lead" (or any of the other tunes employed on the show). Listen to the theme song below -- and then call out of ...


  13. The Secret Jewish History of 'Gilmore Girls'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Forward

    ... poodles already! " And those mandatory Friday night dinners at the parents'? Come on, they just scream Shabbat. Carole King isn't the only Jewish thing about "Where You Lead." The lyrics, as King herself points out, come from the Hebrew Bible's Book ...


  14. Jessie Mueller, Rema Webb, Ryan Shaw, Jason Tam, Tamika Lawrence, Jenn Colella Will Be Heard on AnnuRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Playbill

    Casts and musicians from current Broadway shows are in the midst of recording tunes for "Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 16," featuring traditional and original holiday songs to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS . The 2014 recording will feature performers from A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, Aladdin , Beautiful The Carole King Musical, Cabaret, Cinderella , If/Then , Kinky Boots , Les Miserables, The Lion King , Motown : The Musical, The Phantom of the Opera, Wicked and more.


  15. Casts of BEAUTIFUL, IF/THEN, ALADDIN, CABARET and More Begin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 |

    Stars, casts and musicians from the current Broadway line-up are recording now for the 2014 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 16. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller and the cast of "Beautiful - The Carole King Musical" recorded "New Year's Day," a song by Guy Chambers and Louise Goffin , originally written for Carole King 's 2011 Christmas album, "A Holiday Carole."


  16. The Ultimate Playlist for When You Are Running on EmptyRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Switched

    ... talking about. In short: Nothing's gonna bring you down, no matter what's happening around you. 8. Beautiful - Carole King "You got to get up every morning with a smile on your face, and show the world all the love in your heart." Carole King ...


  17. Katie Brayben to Star in West End's Beautiful - the Carole King Musical, FebruaryRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 |

    Katie Brayben will play the title role in the West End production of Beautiful - The Carole King Musicalopening at the Aldwych Theatre in February next year. Alan Morrissey will play King's husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin , with Lorna Want as song-writer Cynthia Weil , Glynis Barber as Genie Klein, King's mother, and Gary Trainor as music publisher and producer Don Kirshner .


  18. The Time I Cold Called Carole King And Helped Her Write A #1 HitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Fast Company

    I was two months into my new job at Screen Gems-EMI Music when I happened across a Rolodex in the president's office that happened to have Carole King 's home phone number on it. It was hard not to notice the orange markings that read EXTREMELY PRIVATE--DO NOT CALL.


  19. Carole King Visited Life Story Musical In DisguiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 |

    Singer/songwriter Carole King was so reluctant to see her life unfold on the Broadway stage in the play Beautiful : THE Carole King MUSICAL, she waited four months to see it after walking out of a preview. The Natural Woman hitmaker admits she didn't want the production to be made in the first place and found it difficult to watch harrowing scenes from her own life, especially revolving around her relationship with husband and songwriting partner Gerry Goffin.


  20. Hangar Theatre Presents Back to the Garden Tribute Show This WeekendRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 |

    Back to the Garden, a musical tribute to folk-rock trailblazers Carole King , Joni Mitchell , and Laura Nyro , delighted audiences last fall and is returning to the Hangar Theatre this weekend, September 19 and 20 at 8pm. Performed by three extraordinary talents-show creator Melissa Hammans and vocalists Maddy Wyatt and Shaleah Adkisson -who are accompanied by a live band, Back to the Garden features some of the most-loved songs by King, Mitchell, and Nyro, including "I feel the Earth Move", "Stony End" and "Big Yellow Taxi".