News featuring Carole King

The following news stories mention Carole King. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 10 hours ago.

’15 Feb 26 Thu

Thursday 26th February

  • Louise Goffin: Songs From The Mine

    Goffin understands the importance of keeping everything simple, from the music to the sentiments expressed.

    Louise Goffin's Songs From the Mine is pure pop for now people, as Nick Lowe used to say—done in classic '70s style. There are echoes of Badfinger ("We Belong Together"), George Harrison ("Follow My Heart"), and other acts—but not that of her famous mother, Carole King. One doesn't need to be Sigmund Freud to figure this out. Sometimes a musician's greatest influences are the ones we do not want to sound like. Without the excesses…

    Read the complete article at www.popmatters.com

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Wednesday 25th February

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Monday 23rd February

’14 Nov 26 Wed

Wednesday 26th November

  • Joni Mitchell Reveals She Axed Biopic Starring Taylor Swift: Morning Mix

    Did You Hear? :: Two years ago, former country starlet Taylor Swift was picked to play folk legend Joni Mitchell in the film adaptation of Girls Like Us (a book about the singer, Carole King, and Carly Simon). Well, Mitchell is now coming forth to reveal that she was the reason the movie never came to life! “I squelched that! I […]

    Read the complete article at www.idolator.com

’14 Nov 25 Tue

Tuesday 25th November

  • Joni Mitchell Reveals She Killed Biopic Starring Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift may have scored the fastest-selling album in more than a decade with 1989, but evidently Canadian folk great Joni Mitchell doesn't think too highly of the pop-country crossover star. This much became clear in a new interview in which the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer revealed that she blocked a planned biopic that was set to star Swift as Mitchell. Back in 2012, reports emerged that Swift would be playing the role in an adaptation of Sheila Weller's 2009 book Girls Like Us, which examined the importance of Mitchell, Carole King and Carly Simon. But now speaking...Read More

    Read the complete article at exclaim.ca

  • Joni Mitchell Squashed Biopic Starring Taylor Swift

    Back in 2012, Taylor Swift was attached to star in a movie based on the 2008 book Girls Like Us, a biography that detailed the rise of Joni Mitchell, Carole King, and Carly Simon. Swift would have starred as Mitchell opposite a cast that could have included Mad Men’s Jessica Pare as Simon and The [...]

    Read the complete article at stereogum.feedsportal.com

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Tuesday 4th November

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Sunday 21st September

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Monday 15th September

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Friday 5th September

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