March 2003

WASHINGTON, DC - The Library of Congress' National Recording Preservation Board selected Carole King's landmark 1971 album Tapestry to be added to the National Recording Registry March 19, 2004. The Registry, which was initiated last year, now has a total of 100 recordings and collections of sound recordings that are deemed to be culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.

WASHINGTON DC - Christopher Shays (R-CT) and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), were joined by singer/songwriter/activists Carole King and James Taylor to reintroduce the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act (NREPA) on March 5, 2003. For the first time in its 12-year history, the bill is rolling out with over 100 congressional cosponsors. King has been an advocate for NREPA for the past 12 years.

LOS ANGELES, CA - Back by popular demand, PBS is re-airing Carole King's 1994 concert special as a part of their national fundraising event in March.

"Carole King: A New Colour in the Tapestry" was taped at the Bushnell Theater in Hartford, Connecticut and offers a rare opportunity to see the legendary singer/songwriter in a concert setting, performing some of the most notable songs from her extraordinary career.