‘Tapestry’ Turns 50 Today

Released 50 years ago today, February 10, Carole King’s Tapestry became one of the biggest-selling and most influential music albums of all time. To mark the occasion, a stellar lineup – including Carly Simon, Annie Lennox, Dar Williams and Jill Sobule – have contributed to a tribute concert, streaming free at 8 pm ET over the YouTube channel of Poughkeepsie, NY’s historic Bardavon theater.

Here’s the complete track-by-track lineup of songs and artists:

Annie Lennox, Tapestry tribute
(Annie Lennox. Source: Bardavon Presents Facebook page)
  • It’s Too Late – Jonatha Brooke
  • Beautiful – Patti Rothberg
  • “Way Over Yonder” –The Texas Guitar Women (Marcia Ball, Sarah Brown, Cindy Cashdollar, Shelley King, Lisa Pankratz, Carolyn Wonderland)
  • Smackwater Jack – Lara Hope and the The Ark-Tones
Carly Simon, Tapestry tribute
(Carly Simon. Source: Bardavon Presents Facebook page)

(Top image source: Bardavon Presents)

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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