In February, 1971, Carole King released “Tapestry.” Her stripped-down honesty still speaks to generations, and is more needed than ever.
When Carly Simon released her first album, she added something rich and uniquely different to the canon of female singer/songwriters.
“Layla” — the work of Eric Clapton with Derek and the Dominos — is a staple now. But 50 years ago, it didn’t make much of a splash.
For his first post-Beatles outing, George Harrison released a deeply rich triple album. It left an indelible mark on the music world.