Tag: Carole King


This Day In Music, March 29th

On this day in 1980: Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ album spent its 303rd week on the U.S. album chart, beating the record set by Carole King’s 1971 #1 album ‘Tapestry.’ The album remained on the U.S. Billboard charts for 741 discontinuous weeks from 1973 to 1988, longer than any other album in […]


This Day In Music, November 5th

On this day in 1983: Billy Joel went to #1 on the U.K. singles chart with ‘Uptown Girl’, which stayed at the top of the chart for five weeks. It would be Billy Joel’s only #1 hit in the U.K. The song was initially written about his relationship with his then-girlfriend Elle Macpherson, but it […]