All I needed to do was sing with conviction, speaking my truth from the heart, honestly and straightforwardly, and to offer my words, ideas and music to the audience as if it were one collective friend that I'd known for a very long time.
I went to London and performed in Eric Clapton's concert at the Royal Albert Hall. I'll work with him any time he asks me.
I've had a remarkable life. I seem to be in such good places at the right time. You know, if you were to ask me to sum my life up in one word, gratitude.
My one area of vulnerability was I didn't know how to have a healthy relationship with a man.
My name at birth was Carol Joan Klein. It would take me five decades to appreciate my surname and the history that came with it. Along the way, I would add an 'e' to Carol and acquire several more surnames.
When I was younger, I was kind of fearless. I think it takes more courage to do things when you know more. I was completely naive, and I was like, 'Why can't I do anything I want to do?'
There is a downside to having one of the biggest-selling albums ever.
Sensitive, humbug. Everybody thinks I'm sensitive. Wait until they hear my new album.
In my career I have never felt that my being a woman was an obstacle or an advantage. I guess I've been oblivious.