Gerry Goffin, a songwriter who co-wrote a veritable cornucopia of pop music classics, died Thursday (June 19) at his home in Los Angeles, according to CBS Los Angeles. He was 75.
This morning the 68th Annual Tony Awards nominations were announced and some well-known stories were among the leaders. Broadway musicals about the life of Carole King and Janis Joplin, plus the new show featuring Frozen’s Idina Menzel and the Hedwig and the Angry Inch revival were all among the nominees.
Carole King paid her first visit to see the Broadway musical about her life and performed a tune with the cast!
Steven Tyler, P!nk, Lady Gaga, Sara Bareilles, Zac Brown, Miranda Lambert, Miguel and Alicia Keys were among the many artists who paid tribute last night to one of the greatest songwriters of popular music.
Newly announced performers include: Sara Bareilles, P!nk, will.i.am, Miguel, Alicia Keys, Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles, Train, Martina McBride, Jakob Dylan, Darlene Love, Amy Grant, Gloria Estefan, and many more.
One of the most talented and successful female songwriters in history’s life story is now becoming a Broadway show and, very appropriately, a musical.
Carole King will join the ranks of Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney and Barbra Streisand to be celebrated in January as the 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year.
Today’s ‘Tickets @ 2′ hit is “So Far Away” by Carole King.
To say there was massive interest in the concert thrown to benefit The One Fund Boston, which raises funds for the victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings, would be an understatement. When the show went […]
TONIGHT: Aerosmith, J. Geils Band, Carole King, James Taylor, Jimmy Buffett Play Boston Strong Concert
Tonight, a number of classic rock legends (and a few other artists) will perform at an all-star concert to benefit the victims of the Boston bombing. As previously reported, Aerosmith, Jimmy Buffett, Extreme, Godsmack, the J. […]