Carolina In My Mind

Did you know that there are two versions of this iconic song? The original 1968 recording features Paul McCartney on bass and George Harrison singing background vocals. In 1976, Taylor rerecorded the song (the version we’ve all heard for years) for his Greatest Hits. Hear the original take and a live 2008 performance of the song below.

Don’t miss Nic Brown’s essay, “Carolina in my mind” in the July 2012 issue.

Music From The Issue

From beach music and soul to the melodies of folk music and jazz, we pulled together the music that fills the pages of the July 2012 issue. So grab your copy, hit play, and fall in love with Our State.

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