Carole King brought down the house at this year’s Tony Awards when she performed her classic hit ‘I Feel the Earth Move’ with the cast of the Broadway show ‘Beautiful.’ It was 43 years ago this week that the song hit #1 on Billboard’s Top 100.
The soundtrack of our pop music lives wouldn’t be the same without the voice of Carole King. This week in 1971, her song “I Feel the Earth Move” hit #1 on Billboard’s Top 100.
Other Carole King hits that are part of our collective soundtrack? “Will You Love Me Tomorrow?,” “Beautiful,” “You’ve Got a Friend,” “Some Kind of Wonderful,” “One Fine Day,” “Pleasant Valley Sunday,” and “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman.”
If those songs don’t make you love Carole King, Jessie Mueller’s Tony Award-winning portrayal of her in “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” will make you smile and appreciate the artistry of one of pop music’s most beloved singer-songwriters.
What’s your favorite Carole King song?