Fact: Singer Jason Mraz surprised fans at his concert in Los Angeles on Friday (29Aug14) by inviting his friend Sara Bareilles on stage for a special duet. The pair teamed up to sing Carole King's Beautiful, the title song from the Tony Award-winning Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Mraz told the audience at the historic Pantages Theatre that the duet was an homage to their stage training, and his three-night residency at the iconic musical theatre venue.
Fact: Singer/songwriter Carole King joined the cast of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical for a performance of her song I Feel The Earth Move onstage at the Tony Awards in New York on Sunday night (08Jun14).
Quote: "He's a wonderful interviewer. He makes you want to tell him everything. He makes you understand that he's not there to get dirt - not that I have a lot of dirt." Carole King on her Troubadours: The Rise of the Singer-Songwriter documentary director Morgan Neville.
Fact: Singer/songwriter Carole King's sprawling Idaho ranch was once owned by the state's one-time governor Chase Addison Clark. The King of Sweden and movie icon Clark Gable were among the guests to stay at the historic Robinson Bar Ranch, which now houses King's recording studio.
Fact: Colin Farrell, John Cusack, William Shatner and DANNY DeVITO were among the A-list stars who turned out to watch the return performances of Carole King and James Taylor at Los Angeles' legendary music venue The Troubadour. The singer-songwriters gave six performances over three nights (28-30Nov07) on the stage that propelled their careers in the 1970s.
Quote: "This is like one of those dreams where you go back to school." Singer/songwriter James Taylor on his historic onstage reunion with one-time collaborator Carole King at Los Angeles' fabled Troubadour. The pair took the stage for the first of six shows celebrating the 50th anniversary of the venue on Wednesday night (28Nov07).