Music and Lyrics by Carole King and Toni Stern
Carole King was recording her Music album at A&M Studios at approximately the same time that Karen and I were recording A Song For You.  This led to our hearing “It’s Going To Take Some Time,” which Carole had co-written and was recording at the time.


Colgems – EMI Music, Inc. / Blue Guitar Music (ASCAP)
Produced by Jack Daugherty
Arranged by Richard Carpenter
Lead Vocal: Karen Carpenter
Backing Vocals: Karen and Richard Carpenter
Keyboards: Richard Carpenter
Bass: Joe Osborn
Drums: Hal Blaine
Flutes: Bob Messenger and Tim Weisberg
Flute Solo: Bob Messenger
Engineer: Ray Gerhardt
From the album A Song For You (1972)
Additional recording and remix done in 1989
Engineer: Robert De La Garza





Last Updated June 4, 2008
May 2004  © Richard Carpenter

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