Albums The Best Carole King Albums of All Time  

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

Carole King is widely considered one of the best singer/songwriters of all time. Here, you'll find a complete list of not just the best Carole King albums, but every studio album from her career. This Carole King discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Carole King albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Carole King singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Carole King 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 Carole King album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Carole King album of all time?" or "What are the top Carole King albums?" then this list will answer your questions. First getting started in 1958, Carole King has lead a long and prolific career. She's easily one of the greatest female singers and songwriters of all time, with multiple number-one albums, among other great achievements. The list here includes every studio album from Tapestry to Wrap.

This list of popular Carole King 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 opinion by voting up your favorite albums and voting down any you feel should be lower on the list.

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66 6
Tapestry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time
1971

2
21 3
Music is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time
1971

3
20 3
Rhymes & Reasons is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time

4
21 5
Wrap Around Joy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time

5
18 3
Writer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time
1970

6
19 4
Thoroughbred is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time

7
13 2
Pearls: Songs Of Goffin And Ki... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time

8
15 4
Fantasy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time
1973

9
13 6
Really Rosie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time

10
10 4
City Streets is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time

11
11 5
Love Makes the World is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time

12
5 0
One to One is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time
1982

13
8 4
Simple Things is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time

14
5 2
Speeding Time is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time

15
5 4
Colour of Your Dreams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time

16
5 6
Touch the Sky is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time

17
4 5
Welcome Home is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time

18
2 5
A Holiday Carole is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Carole King Albums of All Time