Oldies Classic

Carole King Proves With ”It’s Too Late” There Will Never Be another Her

This was “Album of the Year” when I graduated High School in 1971. I’ll be 70 before I know it, yet this song STILL takes me back to a very bittersweet time in my life! An incredibly special “Best Friend’ (whom I’m still “Best Friends” with to this day, albeit separated by 3000+ miles), cruising in my ’71 Mazda RX-2 and paying just 25 cent a gallon for gas, a girl I was MADLY in love with, (who died all too young from a brain tumor), all the while living in a very tumultuous and emotionally destructive home environment that was ‘fueled’ nightly by all too much alcohol. To quote from Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities”, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” Memories that cause me to smile through my tears…

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