Carole King

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The sheer joy of Jamie Lee Curtis cheering Michelle Yeoh sets a new bar for female best-friendship | Zoe Williams
A viral image of the actor celebrating at the Golden Globes shows a thrilling act of sisterly solidarity, says the Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

12, Jan, 2023 @5:49 PM

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Beautiful: The Carole King Musical review – hits, heartache and rollerskates
Molly-Grace Cutler is in fine voice in this jukebox musical but the story shortchanges the singer-songwriter’s achievements

Chris Wiegand

03, Mar, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Joni Mitchell’s Blue: my favourite song – by James Taylor, Carole King, Graham Nash, David Crosby and more
As the legendary album turns 50, the musicians it inspired – and those who inspired it – tell us which track means the most to them and why

Interviews by Dave Simpson

22, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Beyond Tapestry: five more Carole King albums to investigate
From a long-lost folk rock project to a late career R&B-inflected rebirth, here’s our pick of the veteran artist’s overlooked gems

Alexis Petridis

12, Feb, 2021 @9:41 AM

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Carole King on songwriting in the age of Trump: 'I am the honest opposition'
The songwriter has been drawn out of semi-retirement, rewriting her song One to try to persuade voters to ‘take us away from the terrible direction America is going in’

Alexis Petridis

29, Oct, 2018 @4:00 PM

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'She doesn't just move you, she shakes you': all-star tributes to Aretha Franklin
Candi Staton, Martha Reeves, George Benson and others tell the Guardian about the voice that defined an era

Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Laura Snapes , Dave Simpson and Jake Nevins

17, Aug, 2018 @10:48 AM

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Beautiful review – Carole King musical a hit thanks to star's earth-moving performance
Esther Hannaford brings gravitas and heart in an inspiring production that shows just what the jukebox musical can accomplish

Cassie Tongue

25, Sep, 2017 @5:29 AM

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Carole King releases new version of One Small Voice in protest against Trump
King, who joined a women’s march through a snowstorm last weekend, says ‘millions of small voices is how we change the world’

Guardian music

27, Jan, 2017 @9:11 AM

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How London has a friend in Carole King | Letters
Letters: Carole King concert | Rise in hate crime | Somme commemorations | Time to resign | What did I miss?


05, Jul, 2016 @6:03 PM

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Carole King at BST review – beautiful Tapestry performance finds a 50,000-strong backing choir
In her first UK gig in 27 years, the woman who launched the singer-songwriter movement evokes multi-generational adoration at BST festival

Caroline Sullivan

04, Jul, 2016 @9:06 AM

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Carole King's Tapestry feels like a comfort blanket, until you hear the anxiety within it
Carole King performs Tapestry in full on stage for the first time this weekend. What is it about this 45-year old album that inspires such devotion?

Bob Stanley

01, Jul, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Carole King in Hyde Park will be like Taylor Swift for an older generation
The songs Carole King wrote and sung more than 40 years ago had the same liberating effect that Taylor Swift’s do now

Laura Barton

08, Mar, 2016 @10:29 AM

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