Smooth Radio Features Story Behind Hit Song "You've Got A Friend"
June 6, 2018
Smooth Radio 97-108 featured the story behind the writing of "You've Got A Friend", a signature song for both Carole King and James Taylor.
'You've Got A Friend' was written by Carole King during the January 1971 recording sessions for her upcoming album Tapestry, and James Taylor's album Mud Slide Slim and Blue Horizon.
"The song was as close to pure inspiration as I've ever experienced" said Carole. "The song wrote itself. It was written by something outside myself, through me."
Fun facts about the lyrics to its meaning to the many artists who have covered the song are included in the full story at Smooth Radio.