Carole King
Tapestry







Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Barnes & Noble.com (USA) - The Best Music of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Chris Smith (USA) - 101 Albums That Changed Popular Music (2009) No Order
Chuck Eddy (USA) - The Accidental Evolution of Rock'n'Roll (1997) No Order
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of Album Chartmakers by Year (1981) 15
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 71
Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) No Order
Greil Marcus (USA) - STRANDED: "Treasure Island" Albums (1979) No Order
IE (USA) - 50 Great Albums, a Rock Time Capsule (1999) No Order
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 54
Life (USA) - 40 Years of Rock & Roll, the Album of the Year 1952-91 (Updated 1995) No Order
Liza Lentini (USA) - The 100 Greatest Vinyl Records of All Time (2015) No Order
NPR (USA) - The 300 Most Important American Records of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
National Recording Preservation Board (USA) - The National Recording Registry No Order
Out (USA) - The 100 Greatest, Gayest Albums (2008) 75
Paste (USA) - The 70 Best Albums of the 1970s (2012) 37
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1977) 21
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1987) 30
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Popblerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2013) 23
Radio WXPN (USA) - The 100 Most Progressive Albums (1996) 92
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - 50 Essential Female Albums (2002) 19
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 40 Most Groundbreaking Albums of All Time (2014) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 36
Rolling Stone (USA) - The Essential 200 Rock Records (1997) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - Women Who Rock: 50 Greatest Albums (2012) 21
SheWired (USA) - The 100 Greatest Lesbian Albums of All Time (2011) 34
Stereophile (USA) - 40 Years of Stereophile: The 40 (+94) Essential Albums (2002) No Order
The Review, University of Delaware (USA) - 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2001) 70
The Sun (Canada) - The Best Albums from 1971 to 2000 (2001) No Order
Time (USA) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2006) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of R 'N' R (2001) 39
Various writers - Albums: 50 Years of Great Recordings (2005) No Order
Channel 4 (UK) - 125 Nominations for the 100 Greatest Albums (2005) No Order
GQ (UK) - The 100 Coolest Albums in the World Right Now! (2005) 47
Mojo (UK) - 70 of the Greatest Albums of the 70s (2006) No Order
Mojo (UK) - Mojo 1000, the Ultimate CD Buyers Guide (2001) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Records That Changed the World (2007) 74
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - All Times Top 100 Albums (1974) 26
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 82
Paul Morley (UK) - Words and Music, 5 x 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - Top 20 Albums from 1970-1979 (2004) 18
Sean Egan (UK) - 100 Albums That Changed Music (2006) No Order
Stuart Maconie's Critical List on BBC Radio 2 (UK) - One Album Added Each Week No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Albums to Hear Before You Die (2007) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - Guardian Writers' Favourite Albums Ever (2013) 17
The Times (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1993) 42
Uncut (UK) - 200 Greatest Albums of All Time (2016) 51
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 76
Nieuwe Revu (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1994) 86
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 20th Century (1987) 161
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
Berlin Media (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1998) 58
Laut (Germany) - Meilensteine (Milestones) No Order
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 391
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The Best Albums of 5 Decades (1997) 63
Sounds (Germany) - The 50 Best Albums of the 1970s (2009) 31
FNAC (France) - The Ideal Discography: 823 Indispensables Albums (2015) Other
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 50 Years of Rock'n'Roll (2004) No Order
MUZIQ (France) - 200 Records for a Dream Collection (2007) No Order
Philippe Manoeuvre (France) - 100 Necessary Albums (2014) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - 555 Albums from 1954-2014 (2014) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
VOLUME (France) - 200 Records that Changed the World (2008) No Order
Alternative Melbourne (Australia) - The Top 100 Rock/Pop Albums (1996) 48
Cameron Adams (Australia) - 100 Must Have Albums (2013) 11-100
Craig Mathieson & Toby Creswell (Australia) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2013) 32
Juice (Australia) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) 43
Rolling Stone & Borders (Australia) - 100 Must Have CDs (2007) No Order
CDNOW (Japan) - 100 Essential Albums (2001?) 32
List by Japanese Critics - 100 Essential Albums (1998?) No Order
Wu Zhengzhong (China?) - A Selection of 100 Rock Classics (1998) No Order
Yediot Ahonot (Israel) - Top 99 Albums of All Time (1999) 48
Jam (Italy) - 100 Ideal Albums to Understand Rock Music (2000) No Order
Mauro Ronconi (Italy) - The 200 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1998) No Order
Ondarock (Italy) - Rock Milestones (albums added every month) No Order
Popster (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of the 70s (1979) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Mexico) - The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2004) 11
Switch (Mexico) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A-
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 0-5 Stars (USA, 1979 and/or 1983) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 4.5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 5 Stars
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 8
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 4 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) GOLD
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
José Ramón Pardo (Spain) - The 1000 Best Pop-Rock Albums, Ratings 1-5 (1997) 5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7
End of Year Lists
Grammy Awards (USA) - Album of the Year Winner
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 12