is the debut album by and was released in 1970. already had a successful career as a songwriter, and been a part of , a short-lived group she formed after moving to Los Angeles in 1968. Tracks on the album include which was a number 4 hit for in 1962, and , which has been recorded by , among others. The album did not receive much attention upon its release, though it entered the chart following the success of 's next album, , in 1971.
Tapestry is the second album by American singer-songwriter Carole King, released in 1971 on Ode Records and produced by Lou Adler. It is one of the best-selling albums of all time, with over 25 million copies sold worldwide. In the United States, it has been certified Diamond with more than 10 million copies sold. It received four Grammy Awards in 1972, including Album of the Year. The lead single from the album — "It's Too Late"/"I Feel the Earth Move" — spent five weeks at number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Easy Listening charts. In 2003, Tapestry was ranked number 36 on Rolling Stone list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.
Carole King brought the fledgling singer/songwriter phenomenon to the masses with Tapestry, one of the most successful albums in pop music history. A remarkably expressive and intimate record, it's a work of consummate craftsmanship…
Japanese-only collection from the singer/songwriter who helped to change the course of Pop music with her songwriting skills during the '60s and her own solo recordings in the '70s. 21 tracks including , , , , and many more.
is a 2001 studio album by . Distributed by , it was her first release on her label. As of 2015, it is her most recent album of new material. During the release for the album, appeared in a series of television advertisements for , in which she performs a medley of and the lead single from the album, .
is a live album by released in 2005. It consists of live recordings of most of the songs from . Her daughters and and background singer and guitarist joined her on several songs. This album debuted at #17 in the US, becoming 's highest-charting album since 1977. This was largely due to television advertisements and being available in Starbucks retailers. For the week of July 18, 2005 it was the #1 album on Amazon.com. It was the #2 album of July 2005 on Amazon.com. In its first week, sold 44,000 copies in the United States. It has since sold over 330,000 copies in the United States. In August 2006, the album re-entered the at #151, as it was once again available in all Starbucks locations in the US.
was 's first concert performance in front of an audience. Performed on June 18, 1971, it was released years later, in 1996, as an album. This album has seventeen live songs. Some songs included: , , , , , , , , , , and ". , a friend of 's, accompanied her on , , and . Before she started singing, an old saying went into her mind, "How did the man get to Carnegie Hall?" Out loud she said the answer "Practice man, practice!" Then she performed.
is the third album by American singer-songwriter . It is a continuation of the style laid down in . The album was released in December 1971 and quickly rose to the top of the charts. It features songs such as (US #12 by ), a #9 hit for , and . experienced immediate success and was certified Gold on December 9, 1971, days after release. It was certified Platinum on July 17, 1995. entered the top ten at #8, becoming the first of many weeks both and would occupy the top ten simultaneously. The album hit #1 on New Year's Day 1972 and stayed there for three consecutive weeks. plays the piano and celeste on many tracks.
is an album by American singer-songwriter , released in 1973. At the time of its release, it only reached #6 on the Billboard album chart, but has remained highly regarded by her fans over the ensuing decades. Presented as a sort of song cycle, the album opens and closes with two versions of the title song and the songs on each side segue directly into one another. The Spanish language track (the Spanish word for "heart," also used as a term of endearment, as in this song's lyrics) was a moderate hit single from the album, as was The flip side of the latter single, (not the hit), charted separately from its A-side.