1972 Carole King – Rhymes & Reasons

Rhymes & Reasons is a 1972 album by American singer-songwriter Carole King. The album features a single “Been to Canaan”, which topped the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart and peaked at No. 24 on the Pop chart. The album itself also became a hit, reaching No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart.


1  Come Down Easy (Carole King; Toni Stern) 03:06
2  My My She Cries (Carole King; Toni Stern) 02:17
3  Peace In The Valley (Carole King; Toni Stern) 03:19
4  Feeling Sad Tonight (Carole King; Toni Stern) 03:10
5  The First Day In August (Carole King; Charles Larkey) 02:46
6  Bitter With The Sweet (Carole King) 02:29
7  Goodbye Don\’t Mean I\’m Gone (Carole King) 03:36
8  Stand Behind Me (Carole King) 02:29
9  Gotta Get Through Another Day (Carole King) 02:35
10  I Think I Can Hear You (Carole King) 03:26
11  Ferguson Road (Carole King; Gerry Goffin) 02:40
12  Been To Canaan (Carole King) 03:39



BassCharles Larkey
Double BassCharles Larkey
DrumsHarvey Mason Sr
GuitarDanny Kortchmar
GuitarDavid T Walker
Steel GuitarRed Rhodes
Acoustic GuitarCarole King
ClavinetCarole King
PianoCarole King
WurlitzerCarole King
FlugelhornBobby Bryant
FluteErnie Watts
TromboneGeorge Bohanon
TrumpetBobby Bryant
PercussionBobbye Hall
VocalsCarole King


Cello – Nathaniel Rosen, Terry King
Viola – David Campbell
Violin – Barry Socher, Eliot Chapo, Gorden Marron, Marcy Dicterow, Polly Sweeney, Sheldon Sanov

Liner Notes

Producer – Lou Adler
Arranged By (Strings) – Norman Kurban, David Campbell
Engineer – Hank Cicalo
Engineer (Assistant) – Steve Mitchell