My Classic Album with Mike Norris


Episode 12: 'Tapestry' with Esther O'Connor

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Carole King's most celebrated collection of songs is the focus of this month's 'My Classic Album' as chosen by Esther O'Connor from Scottish Country stars Ashton Lane!'

Mike and Esther chat about the impact 'Tapestry' had on its release; not only on Carole King's career but on generations of female singer songwriters.

How did the likes of Joni Mitchell and James Taylor contribute to 'Tapestry' as well as the growth of King as an artist?

What event inspired Carole King to write 'You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman'?

Which song on the album was rewritten and rerecorded for the TV series 'Gilmore Girls'?

PLUS Mike shares his thoughts on 'Lindsey Buckingham/Christine McVie', the new collaborative album from the Fleetwood Mac duo!

All this and more on the latest episode of 'My Classic Album'.

Hear Esther’s band Ashton Lane over at

Mike Norris