Welcome Home by Carole King was originally released in 1978. This was an emotional time for Carole King as her husband Rick Evers, who co-wrote some of the lyrics on the album, died, shortly after this album was recorded.
Carole King is the most successful female songwriter of the 20th century, having written or co-written 118 pop hits on the Billboard Hot 100 between 1955 and 1999. She also wrote 61 hits that charted in the UK, making her the most successful female songwriter on the UK singles charts between 1952 and 2005.
Carole King has won four Grammy Awards and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for her songwriting. She is the recipient of the 2013 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the first woman to be honored this way.
Welcome Home was released in 1978. This was an emotional time for Carole as her husband Rick Evers, who co-wrote some of the lyrics on the album, died, shortly after this album was recorded.
"Morning Sun" made an appearance in the adult contemporary chart. "Venusian Diamond" is a magnificent Beatle-esque song.
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