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PIANO MAN BILLY JOEL TO RECEIVE GERSHWIN PRIZE FOR POPULAR SONG: U.S. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Billy Joel is being honoured by the U.S. Library of Congress with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The singer songwriter, whose hits include Piano Man and Uptown Girl,  will receive the prize in Washington in November. The Gershwin Prize … read more

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HIT-MEISTER GERRY GOFFIN DIES AT 75

He wrote some of the most memorable pop lyrics of all time. Lyricist Gerry Goffin has died at the age of 75 in Los Angeles. With his then-wife Carole King, Goffin penned huge hits that were all over the a.m. radio … read more

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February 8, 1942 – Carole King

Singer, songwriter Carole King was born on this day. Joel Whitburn, a researcher at Billboard Magazine named her the most successful female songwriter of the pop music era (1955-1999).

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Top 10 Songs of Carole King

We’ve rounded up 10 of her massive hits to celebrate her birthday.… read more

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June 29, 1943

Eva Narcissus Boyd, better known as Little Eva, was born on this day. She was discovered while working as a babysitter for songwriters Carole King and Gerry Goffin.

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This Week In Music History

The Beatles arrive in America, Carole King celebrates her birthday and Glenn Miller receives the first gold record This Week In Music History.… read more

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Big News for Robbie Lane!

Robbie’s nightly show is now Robbie Remembers – The 60s at 6, and The 70s at 7 – same great 60s music PLUS another hour of 70s music!… read more

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