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AliveBorn: 2/9/1942 in New York City, New York, USA
Full name: Carol Joan Klein
Noted For: pop singer/songwriter, wife (1958-69) and songwriting partner of Gerry Goffin; songwriting hits include "Will You Love Me Tomorrow (recorded by the Shirelles), "Up On the Roof" (recorded by the Drifters, 1963), "Like a Natural Woman (recorded by Aretha Franklin, 1968), and "You've Got a Friend" (recorded by James Taylor, 1971). Self-recorded hits include "So Far Away" (1971) and "Jazzman" (1974). Was the inspiration for Neil Sedaka's "Oh! Carol".