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Gerry Goffin and Carole King


1939

Gerry Goffin was born.

1942

Carole King was born.

1961

Goffin & King’s “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow,” recorded by the Shirelles, reaches #1 after being released on Scepter Records.

1961

“Every Breath I Take,” by Gene Pitney, just misses the Top Forty. The song, written by Gary Goffin and Carole King, features a monumental Phil Spector production.

1963

Gerry Goffin and Carole King’s “Go Away Little Girl,” recorded by Steve Lawrence, reaches #1.

1967

Gerry Goffin & Carole King’s “Pleasant Valley Sunday,” recorded by the Monkees, reaches #3.

1990

Gerry Goffin and Carole King inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Gerry Goffin and Carole King