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furtivenudist
Wishing And Hoping


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Posted - 29/03/2008 :  02:37:01  Show Profile Send furtivenudist a Private Message
Fascinating, if long, article. Carole King was attracted to abusive men?



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treking
Wasn't Born To Follow



United Kingdom
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Posted - 29/03/2008 :  11:12:40  Show Profile Send treking a Private Message
I could not open this link. Can anyone else?

Trek

Also known as Carole.
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Carole R.
Higher and Higher



United Kingdom
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Posted - 29/03/2008 :  11:24:12  Show Profile Send Carole R. a Private Message
Yes, I opened it.... Its a very long article, so set ten minutes at one side to read it.

It looks mighty interesting though.

Thanks for this, FN.

Have you any 'thoughts' or comments on this article?

Carole R xx

Edited by - Carole R. on 29/03/2008 11:25:01
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David
Wishing And Hoping



USA
698 Posts

Posted - 29/03/2008 :  15:37:13  Show Profile Send David a Private Message
I read it in the magazine, and it was a treat. Love all three of those ladies. Joni's over the top egotistical, and that's a bit of a turn off, but I still love her work.

Astro

Edited by - David on 29/03/2008 15:40:11
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furtivenudist
Wishing And Hoping



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Posted - 30/03/2008 :  02:00:19  Show Profile Send furtivenudist a Private Message
I've always been fascinated by the women of Tin Pan Alley - the songwriting teams in the early pre-Beatle 60s - Carole King, Ellie Greenwich, Cynthia Weil. They were raised to be nice Jewish housewives, but they churned out hits instead.

In the Vanity Fair article, Carole King is the most surprising. Wrote all these great songs, Dusty's favorite composer, had the biggest selling album of all time "Tapestry"... and then proceeded to be abused by a succession of no good husbands. Not just her, but the music suffered. Now we know why she wasn't writing for Dusty or anyone in the 70s or 80s. Sad story in a way.
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