The album, released in 1971, won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Performance, among other things. King received the Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.
“Tapestry” also topped the Billboard album charts in the United States, reaching diamond status in 1995.
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The album was certified 13 times Multiplatinum.
When King received the Library of Congress’s Gershwin Prize for Folk Songs in 2013, then-President Barack paid tribute to Obama.
“Tapestry has a whole new legion of fans, including me,” said Obama. “It cemented Carole’s status as one of the most influential singer / songwriters America has ever seen.”