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Song Released: 1972


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    anonymous
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    Jan 8th, 1:11pm report


    Indeed, she once lived in the beautiful northwest Connecticut town of Canaan.



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    anonymous
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    Oct 19th, 10:49pm report


    My understanding is that she had a house in Canaan, CT back in the early 1970’s when she wrote this song.



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    anonymous
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    Jun 19th, 2018 6:46pm report


    Canaan is the promised land as promised by God to Abraham. It was a large and prosperous ancient country (at times independent, at others a tributary to Egypt) located in present-day Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Israel and was also known as Phoenicia.
    Carole King is Jewish and was speaking of the Jewish promised land and paradise.



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    anonymous
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    Jun 22nd, 2017 6:02pm report


    This one's easy. She's singing about her home in Canaan, Connecticut.




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