Carole King is one of the best selling pop artists of all time. Her landmark record, Tapestry (1971 Ode, 2007 Epic Legacy), is one of he best selling albums of all time and helped launch the 1970s pop singer/songwriter movement. The album won four Grammys - Record of the Year for the single of “It’s Too Late,” Album of the Year for Tapestry, Song of the Year for “You’ve Got a Friend,” and Best Female Pop Vocal - Album for Tapestry. The album stayed on the charts for seven years and sold over ten million copies. She never had another blockbuster, but racked up four more gold and platinum albums before semi-retiring from performing in 1980.