Carole King First Woman to Get US Song Honor

Library of Congress salutes her lifetime of work with Gershwin prize

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 13, 2012 4:41 PM CST

(Newser) – Carole King makes a little history next spring when she collects the 2013 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the US Library of Congress. King is the first woman to win the honor, which salutes a body of songwriting, reports the LA Times. King, 70,...   Read full story »


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