James Taylor, Carole King plan tour together

AP News
Posted: Nov 12, 2009 10:02 AM

James Taylor and Carole King are going back to their roots.

The two singer-songwriters say they will go on a long concert tour together next year, recalling the first time they played at the Troubadour Club in Los Angeles in 1970.

That gig was a milestone, marking King's debut as a solo artist. Taylor had just recorded "Carolina In My Mind" and "Something in the Way She Moves." Both continued on to award-winning careers.

They reunited two years ago with the band they used in 1970 for a celebration of the club's 50th anniversary. They enjoyed it so much they wanted to take it on the road.

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The tour begins in Australia in March and hits Los Angeles in May. They've only announced seven dates, but promise more will come.