On this day, June 19, 1971, the number one album was Carol King's "Tapestry".
This was an important album for me, after much persuading I talked my parents into ordering if for me from their Columbia Record club. I was 12, and in Jr High school. I absorbed that album - every note and nuance. Later that year they had an assembly at school focused on music. They asked a few kids to spin a song and talk about it. I chose "I Feel The Earth Move" from this album. I don't remember what I said, I think I talked about the transitions between the verse and the chorus, and about the solos. I also remember the girl that followed me played the Allman Brothers, and gave a critique that made me jealous.
In the nineties my wife came up with Carol King's "Really Rosie" album, and played it for the kids for years - they all grew up listening to Carol King. "Hey dad - this sounds like the Really Rosie lady!"
If I'm not mistaken, this was the flip-slide of the number one single on this day also: