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Really Rosie

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Really Rosie

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Carole King
Producers:
Sony Legacy
genre:
Reissues, Soundtracks

We gave it an A

This underappreciated gem originated as the soundtrack to a 1975 Maurice Sendak children’s TV special, but don’t dismiss it as just a bunch of nursery rhymes. Despite Sendak-penned lyrics about the alphabet and the perils of stubbornness, Carole King never underestimates children’s ability to appreciate sophisticated songwriting. On CD for the first time (as part of a batch of King reissues), Really Rosie is a kid’s album even Barney-bashing grown-ups can love. A

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