Carole King and James Taylor Stars In Upcoming Documentary
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“Carole King & James Taylor: Just Call Out My Name” an upcoming documentary film that focus on the lifelong friendship and musical collaboration of these two legendary musicians.
The title came from the lyrics of their iconic song “You’ve Got a Friend” which was King’s musical response, “you’ve got a friend right here.” to Taylor’s “I’ve seen lonely times when I could not find a friend.” in his 1970 hit “Fire and Rain”.
The documentary will focus on the duo’s 2007 and 2010 Troubadour reunion tour with behind the scenes and exclusive interviews. Troubadour is a place that is very memorable to the pair, it is where they perform when they were just starting out and played their first live performance together in 1970.
“I love every experience we have had together,”
King says in the film’s official trailer.
The movie was directed by Frank Marshall, who also the directed 2020’s The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart and produced 2019’s The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash.
“I’ve been listening to and playing their music my whole life, so it’s especially meaningful to me and such an honor to be able to put together (a film about) this special reunion concert by these two extraordinarily gifted friends,”
Marshall said about being a fan of both King and Taylor.
The film premieres on January 2 on CNN and will be livestreamed on CNNgo. It will be available on demand from January 3 through January 9 on various cable and satellite providers, CNNgo and CNN mobile apps, and on HBO Max.