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Carole King, along with hubby Gerry Goffin, were part of the Brill Building hit writing factory. Here are a few of her early solo singles. More at the Discogs link.
 

It Might As Well Rain Until September / Nobody's Perfect
Goffin-King (2:19) / Goffin-King (2:18)
Dimension 2000, 8/62 BB

 
School Bells Are Ringing / I Didn't Have Any Summer Romance
Goffin-King (2:12) / Goffin-King (2:44)
Dimension 1004, 11/62

 
He's A Bad Boy / We Grew Up Together
Goffin-King (2:23) / Goffin-King (2:30)
Dimension 1009, 4/63 BB

 
A Road To Nowhere / Some Of Your Lovin'
Goffin-King (3:10) / Goffin-King (?)
Tomorrow 45-7502, 3/66

 
In 1968, Carole formed a short-lived band with her buddy, Kootch.
 

Snow Queen³ / Paradise Alley
Goffin-King (3:39) / King-Palmer (3:05)
Ode 113, 10/68

 

Now That Everything's Been Said
Immediate Z12-44012
1/69
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Side One
Snow Queen Goffin-King 4:10
I Was Not Born To Follow Goffin-King 3:42
Now That Everything's Been Said King-Stern 2:19
Paradise Alley King-Palmer 3:01
A Man Without A Dream Goffin-King 3:46
Victim Of Circumstance King-Palmer 2:31
Side Two
Why Are You Leaving? King-Stern 3:55
Lady Goffin-King 2:57
My Sweet Home Allison 3:09
I Don't Believe It King 2:38
Hi-De-Ho (That Old Sweet Roll) Goffin-King 3:22
All My Time Goffin-King 3:16
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Carole King-keyboards, vocals
Danny Kortchmar-guitar
Charlie Larkey-bass
with:
Jim Gordon-drums
Produced by: Lou Adler

 

That Old Sweet Roll (Hi-De-Ho) / Why Are You Leaving?
Goffin-King (3:22) / King-Stern (3:35)
Ode 119, 5/69

Hmmm, title flipped for single

Writer
Ode SP-77006
5/70 BB
Back Cover

Side One
Spaceship Races Goffin-King 3:07
No Easy Way Down Goffin-King 4:34
Child Of Mine Goffin-King 4:02
Goin' Back Goffin-King 3:17
To Love Goffin-King 3:36
What Have You Got To Lose Stern 3:31
Side Two
Eventually Goffin-King 4:58
Raspberry Jam Stern 4:34
Can't You Be Real Goffin-King 2:58
I Can't Hear You No More Goffin-King 2:43
Sweet Sweetheart Goffin-King 2:44
Up On The Roof Goffin-King 3:37
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Carole King-synthesizer, guitar, piano, vocals
Danny "Kootch" Kortchmar-guitar, vocals
Charles Larkey-bass
with:
Ralph Schuckett-organ, keyboards
John Fischbach-synthesizer, moog synthesizer
Joel O'Brien-percussion, drums, vibraphone
James Taylor-guitar, vocals
Dolores Hall-vocals
Abigale Haness-vocals
Julia Tillman Waters-vocals
Produced by: John Fischbach

Note: Album charted due to the popularity of Tapestry
 

Up On The Roof / Eventually
Goffin-King (3:37) / Goffin-King (4:58)
Ode 66006, 8/70

 

Tapestry
Ode SP-77009
2/10/71  1  RS500
Back Cover

 
Inside Cover

Side One
I Feel The Earth Move King 2:57
So Far Away King 3:55
It's Too Late King-Stern 3:51
Home Again King 2:27
Beautiful King 3:05
Way Over Yonder King 4:42
Side Two
You've Got A Friend King 5:07
Where You Lead King-Stern 3:18
Will You Love Me Tomorrow Goffin-King 4:10
Smackwater Jack Goffin-King 3:39
Tapestry King 3:11
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman Goffin-King-Wexler 3:47
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Carole King-synthesizer, guitar, piano, vocals
Danny "Kootch" Kortchmar-guitar, vocals
Charles Larkey-bass
with:
Joel O'Brian-drums
Ralph Schuckett-piano
Perry Steinberg-bass, violin, string bass
Russ Kunkel-drums
James Taylor-guitar, vocals
Joni Mitchell-vocals
Merry Clayton-vocals
Julia Tillman Waters-vocals
Curtis Amy-bass, flute, sax
Terry King-cello
David Campbell-cello, viola
Barry Socher-violin, viola
Produced by: Lou Adler

Note: Carole's cats name is Telemachus
 

It's Too Late / I Feel The Earth Move
King-Stern (3:53) / King (2:58)
Ode 66015, 4/71  1 

 
So Far Away / Smackwater Jack
King (3:55) / Goffin-King (3:41)
Ode 66019, 8/71 BB

 

 


Covers

Note: Besides the numerous 60s Pop Hits written with then-husband, Gerry Goffin, (Locomotion, One Fine Day, Up On The Roof):

Chains The Beatles (Introducing) 2/64
Creepin' Midnight Sea Train (Sea Train) 1/71
Don't Bring Me Down The Animals (Animalization) 8/66
Goin' Back The Byrds (Notorious Byrd Brothers) 1/68
Hi-De-Ho (That Old Sweet Roll) Blood, Sweat & Tears (3) 2/70
I Can't Make It Alone Vanilla Fudge (Rock & Roll) 10/69
I Happen To Love You The Electric Prunes (Underground) 8/67
Oh No, Not My Baby Manfred Mann (My Little Red Book Of Winners) 9/65
No Easy Way Down The Hour Glass (The Hour Glass) 10/67
Smack Water Jack Buffy Sainte-Marie (She Used To Wanna Be A Ballerina) 4/71
So Goes Love The Turtles (Golden Hits) 11/67
So Much In Love The Hour Glass (The Hour Glass) 10/67
  Blood, Sweat & Tears (Child Is Father To The Man) 2/68
Take A Giant Step The Monkees (The Monkees)* 9/66
  Taj Mahal (Giant Step/De Ole Folks At Home) ?/69
This Side Of Goodbye Eric Burdon & The Animals (Eric Is Here) 3/67
Up On The Roof Laura Nyro (Christmas And The Beads Of Sweat) 11/70
Wasn't Born To Follow The Byrds (Notorious Byrd Brothers) 1/68
Will You Love Me Tomorrow Linda Ronstadt (Silk Purse) 3/70

* and a whole lot of other Monkees' songs
 


Links!  

Official Carole King web site

 


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