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The Best Carly Simon Albums of All Time

Updated June 13, 2018 1.1k votes 216 voters 5.2k views27 items

List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Carly Simons is known to many as one of the best singer/songwriters of all time. Here, you'll find a definitive list of the best Carly Simon albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Carly Simon discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Carly Simon albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Carly Simon singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Carly Simon album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Carly Simon album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Carly Simon album of all time?" or "What are the top Carly Simon albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The American singer and songwriter's career spans decades, in which she released a long list of great albums. Many of her albums have been certified gold and platinum by the RIAA and BPI, not to mention her numerous hit singles. The list below includes every studio album from Boys in the Trees to Playing Possum.

This list of popular Carly Simon albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your own opinion by voting up what you think are the best albums, while voting down any albums you feel should be lower on the list.

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  • 1
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    17

    ArtistCarly Simon

    ProducerRichard Perry

    TracksNight Owl, We Have No Secrets, The Carter Family

    Length (mins)00:36:33

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Pop music, Folk rock, Soft rock, Vocal music

  • 2

    ArtistCarly Simon

    ProducerTed Templeman

    TracksFairweather Father, In Times When My Head, Riverboat Gambler

    Genres (Music)Rock music

  • 3
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    33

    ArtistCarly Simon

    ProducerPaul Samwell-Smith

    TracksLegend in Your Own Time, Share the End, Summer's Coming Around Again

    Length (mins)00:37:33

    Genres (Music)Rock music

  • 4
    40
    17

    ArtistCarly Simon

    ProducerRichard Perry

    TracksSafe and Sound, Older Sister, Forever My Love

    Genres (Music)Rock music

  • 5

    ArtistCarly Simon

    ProducerArif Mardin

    TracksBoys in the Trees, Devoted to You, You're the One

    Length (mins)00:36:06

    Genres (Music)Rock music

  • 6

    ArtistCarly Simon

    ProducerFrank Filipetti, Rob Mounsey, Clive Davis, Richard Perry, John Boylan

    TracksThe Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of, Two Hot Girls (On a Hot Summer Night), Itsy Bitsy Spider

    Length (mins)00:47:51

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Adult contemporary music

  • 7

    ArtistCarly Simon

    ProducerEddie Kramer

    TracksFisherman's Song, The Love's Still Growing, Happy Birthday

    Genres (Music)Rock music

  • 8

    ArtistCarly Simon

    ProducerRichard Perry

    TracksWaterfall, Are You Ticklish, Attitude Dancing

    Genres (Music)Rock music

  • 9
    30
    15

    ArtistCarly Simon

    ProducerDon Was, Phil Ramone, Arthur Baker, Paul Samwell-Smith, Russ Kunkel

    TracksAnyone but Me, Come Back Home, Spoiled Girl

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Pop music, New Wave

  • 10

    ArtistCarly Simon

    ProducerFrank Filipetti

    TracksScar, Cross the River, Whatever Became of Her

    Length (mins)00:57:14

    Genres (Music)Rock music

  • 11

    ArtistCarly Simon

    TracksYou Know What to Do, Is This Love, Floundering

    Genres (Music)Rock music

  • 12
    24
    10

    ArtistCarly Simon

    ProducerMarty Paich, Frank Filipetti

    TracksWhen Your Lover Has Gone, Danny Boy, What Has She Got

    Length (mins)00:37:47

    Genres (Music)Traditional pop music, Jazz standard

  • 13

    ArtistCarly Simon

    TracksTake Me as I Am, Dessert, James

    Genres (Music)Rock music

  • 14
    30
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    Spy

    1979

    ArtistCarly Simon

    ProducerArif Mardin

    TracksWe're So Close, Spy, Memorial Day

    Genres (Music)Rock music

  • 15

    ArtistCarly Simon

    ProducerFrank Filipetti

    TracksThe Reason, Letters Never Sent, I'd Rather It Was You

    Length (mins)00:52:33

    Genres (Music)Rock music, Adult contemporary music

  • 16
    24
    12

    Torch

    1981

    ArtistCarly Simon

    TracksPretty Strange, I'll Be Around, Blue of Blue

    Genres (Music)Traditional pop music

  • 17

    ArtistCarly Simon

    TracksThe More I See You, I'm Through With Love, Besame Mucho

    Genres (Music)Traditional pop music

  • 18

    ArtistCarly Simon

    TracksDidn't I?, Waiting at the Gate, Happy Birthday

    Length (mins)00:50:30

    Genres (Music)Rock music

  • 19

    ArtistCarly Simon

    ProducerDon Was

    TracksWhite Christmas, O Come, All Ye Faithful

    Genres (Music)Christmas music

  • 20

    ArtistCarly Simon

    TracksThey Just Want You to Be Here, Island, So Many People to Love

    Genres (Music)Pop music

  • 21
  • 22
    17
    18

    ArtistCarly Simon

    ProducerArif Mardin

    TracksEv'ry Time We Say Goodbye, Film Noir, Last Night When We Were Young

    Length (mins)00:42:51

    Genres (Music)Traditional pop music

  • 23
    10
    14

    ArtistCarly Simon

    TracksLove of My Life, Devoted to You / All I Have to Do Is Dream, I Gave My Love a Cherry (The Riddle Song)

    Genres (Music)Traditional pop music

  • 24

    ArtistCarly Simon

    TracksIt's My Downfall, It Almost Happens on It's Own (We'll Never Leave), Valentine Aria

    Genres (Music)Opera

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