101 # 1 song of the day – 6-25-13

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The 101 number one song of the day was written by the most successful female songwriter of all time.  She wrote songs for others because she once said, “She didn’t want to become a star.” (But that would all change with the release of the album that contained today’s featured song.)

She had great success writing for such artists as Bobby Vee (Take Good Care of My Baby) the Drifters (Up on the Roof) Aretha Franklin (A Natural Woman) and “I’m into something Good” by Herman’s Hermits.  This list goes on and on.  But, in 1971, she recorded an album of her own material and stardom was inevitable – whether she liked it or not.  The album would be number one for 15 weeks and it produced a two sided single with both songs at number one on June 23rd of that year.  The LP was entitled Tapestry and the songs were “It’s Too Late and this one (I Feel the earth Move) Carol King