Carole King

This Week in Music History
July 25th, 1970 - The Carpenters start a four week run at No.1 on the singles chart with 'Close To You'. It's the first of three No.1's and 17 other Top 40 hits.
This Day In Music History
May 25th
1969 - Simon & Garfunkel's Bookends hits No. 1 on the American albums chart. This knocks down their soundtrack to The Graduate from the top spot.
This Day In Music History
March 9th
1969 - CBS cancels The Smothers Brothers' Comedy Hour, a variety show notable for its satiric humor and musical appearances by the Beatles, the Doors, and the Who. The program came under fire when guest Joan Baez used her appearance to
This Day In Music History
February 10th
1967 - The Beatles recorded the orchestral build-up for the middle and end of 'A Day in the Life'. At the Beatles' request, the orchestra members arrived in full evening dress along with novelty items. One violinist wore a red clown's nose, while another a fake goril…