Carole King's Tapestry

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Pub Date 11 Mar 2021 | Archive Date 11 Apr 2021

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Publishing to coincide with 50th anniversary since the release of Carole King's iconic album Tapestry, Loren Glass' book by the same name explores how the album embodys second-wave feminism and is an expression of the freedom and independence women of King’s generation sought as the turbulent sixties came to a close. Aligning King’s own development from girl to woman with the larger shift in the music industry from teen-oriented singles by girl groups to albums by adult-oriented singer-songwriters, this volume situates Tapestry both within King’s original vision as the third in a trilogy (preceded by Now That Everything’s Been Said and Writer) and as a watershed in musical and cultural history, challenging the male dominance of the music and entertainment industries and laying the groundwork for stars as Taylor Swift, Adele, Amy Winehouse and Lady Gaga, all of whom have expressed admiration for King or covered her songs. 

Publishing to coincide with 50th anniversary since the release of Carole King's iconic album Tapestry, Loren Glass' book by the same name explores how the album embodys second-wave feminism and is an...


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