Carole King’s legendary ‘Tapestry’ turns 50

The album, launched in 1971, won Grammy Awards for album of the year and finest pop singing efficiency, amongst many other recommendations. King got the Recording Academy’s Life time Accomplishment Award in 2013.

“Tapestry” likewise topped the Signboard albums chart in the U.S. and struck diamond status in 1995.

The album was licensed 13 times multiplatinum.

When King got the Library of Congress Gershwin Reward for Pop Music in 2013, then-President Barack Obama paid homage.

“‘Tapestry’ struck a chord with a whole new legion of fans, including me,” Obama stated. “It cemented Carole’s status as one of the most influential singer/songwriters that America has ever seen.”

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.