Also at age 17 Carole met Gerry Goffin, got pregnant and then married. Initially after quitting college to raise their daughter Louise they worked day jobs and started writing songs at night, Gerry wrote lyrics, Carole the music. The two of them would form one of the most formidable writing duos of the 1960’s and part of the legend of the Brill Building in New York City.
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Carole King's musical opened on Broadway on January 12, 2014, “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” and has won a Grammy and two Tony Awards. She has lived on her ranch in Idaho since the 1980’s and remains a staunch supporter of environmental and wilderness preservation issues.
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