Legendary music and film producer Lou Adler joined Ky Boyd on the Rialto Cinemas Big Friday Movie Segment on the February 10 broadcast of The Drive with Steve Jaxon & Harry Duke. Lou joined them for a discussion about the release of the concert documentary Carole King Home Again: Live in Central Park
The new film presents musical icon Carole King’s triumphant May 26, 1973 homecoming concert on The Great Lawn of New York City’s Central Park before an estimated audience of 100,000. Directed by George Scott and produced by Lou Adler and John McDermott, the film presents the complete multi-camera 16mm footage filmed and recorded by Adler in 1973 but never before released.
Alongside the complete performance footage is the behind the scenes story of King’s remarkable transformation from an in demand, staff songwriter beloved for such timeless Goffin and King classics as “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” and “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” to an iconic artist in her own right. The May 1973 performance captured King at her critical and commercial peak, basking in the enormous popularity of her definitive album Tapestry and previewing her follow-up album Fantasy.
The film is currently screening at the Rialto Cinemas in Sebastopol.
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