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October 2001

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - CaroleKing.com was notified by Jeff Margolis Productions that Carole King's performance will not, in fact, be included in the ABC televised showing of "United We Stand What More Can I Give?" concert that will air November 1.

LONDON, ENGLAND - Carole King's new album, Love Makes The World, was named "Album of the Week" by the BBC upon its release in the UK on October 15, 2001.

In its first week of reporting to CIN (England's version of Soundscan), Love Makes The World has entered the Top 100 Chart at #86.

The album was released on Rockingale/Koch Records in the UK and also debuted on CIN's Independent Album Chart at #17.

NEW YORK, NY - Carole King appeared on The Rosie O'Donnell Show the morning of October 24, 2001, to perform the title track from her new album, Love Makes The World .

Her New York-based band (except for Rudy Guess) featured her daughter, Sherry Goffin Kondor, Rudy Guess on guitar, Robbie Kondor on piano, Sean Peltin on drums, Wayne Pedzwater on bass, and Danny Wilensky on saxophone.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - Carole's album, Love Makes The World, entered Billboard's Top Independent Albums chart October 21, 2001 and the Top Internet Albums Sales chart at #20. These charts can be found in the October 2001 issue of Billboard Magazine.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - Carole King was featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show Friday, October 19, 2001. The subject of the show is "How Does That Feel?". Carole discussed "how it feels to write beautiful music."

Los Angeles, California - CaroleKing.com officially announced the formation of the CaroleKing.com Street Team. Members who sign up worked with CaroleKing.com to help get the word out to local music stores, radio stations, family and friends about Carole's new album, Love Makes The World.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Recently celebrating its 30-year anniversary, Carole King's four-time Grammy Award Winning Album, Tapestry, jumped from #15 to #7 on Billboard's Top Pop Catalog chart for a current, combined total of 454 chart weeks!

Released on February 10, 1971, Tapestry spent 15 weeks at No. 1 and stayed on the LP charts for nearly six years. Two songs from the album were recently heard on television: "Where You Lead" as the title song of the WB TV's Gilmore girls and "So Far Away" in a Gap commercial.

WASHINGTON D.C. - For the past dozen years, Carole King has been lobbying Congress for the passage of the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (HR 488).

NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Carole King made an appearance on Friday, October 5, 2001, on ABC's Good Morning America with Diane Sawyer and Charles Gibson.

As world events develop, this may be rescheduled. Please check back on this News Page for updates on this appearance and others.