1976 Carole King – Thoroughbred

Thoroughbred is an album by American singer-songwriter Carole King, released in 1976. This is her final effort issued by Ode Records, and also the last album produced by Lou Adler who had been her collaborator since Tapestry.

The track “Only Love Is Real” was released as a lead single from the album, and became her 4th and final chart-topper on the U.S. Billboard AC chart. “High out of Time”, a song featuring David Crosby and Graham Nash on vocals, was also released as a single. “There’s a Space Between Us” also features harmony vocals by James Taylor.

Tracks

1  So Many Ways (Carole King) 03:11
2  Daughter Of Light (Gerry Goffin; Carole King) 03:11
3  High Out Of Time (Gerry Goffin; Carole King) 03:15
Only Love Is Real (Carole King) 03:29
5  There’s A Space Between Us (Carole King) 03:20
6  I’d Like To Know You Better (Carole King) 02:48
7  We All Have To Be Alone (Gerry Goffin; Carole King) 03:44
8  Ambrosia (Carole King; David Palmer) 03:16
9  Still Here Thinking Of You (Gerry Goffin; Carole King) 03:11
10  It’s Gonna Work Out Fine (Carole King) 03:50

Musicians

BassLeland Sklar
DrumsRuss Kunkel
GuitarDanny Kortchmar
GuitarDanny Kortchmar
KeyboardsCarole King
SaxTom Scott
PercussionRalph MacDonald
VocalsCarole King

Other Musicians

3 High Out Of Time

Background VocalsDavid Crosby
Background VocalsGraham Nash
Background VocalsJames Taylor


4 Only Love Is Real

Background VocalsDavid Crosby
Background VocalsGraham Nash
Background VocalsJohn David Souther


5 There’s A Space Between Us

VocalsJames Taylor


6 I’d Like To Know You Better

Background VocalsDavid Crosby
Background VocalsGraham Nash
Background VocalsJames Taylor


8 Ambrosia

VocalsJohn David Souther


9 Still Here Thinking Of You

GuitarJames Taylor

10 It’s Gonna Work Out Fine

Liner Notes

Producer – Lou Adler
Engineer – Hank Cicalo
Engineer (Assistant) – Milt Calice

Artwork, Photography By – Chuck Beeson

Distributed By – A&M Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Ode Records (2)
Copyright (c) – Colgems Music Corp.
Copyright (c) – Screen Gems-Columbia Music, Inc.
Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman