A career that began in the 1960's when she along with her then husband, wrote more than two dozen chart hits for various artists Carole King's success as a performer in her own write did not come until the 1970's. Her breakthrough album "Tapestry" topped the U.S. album charts for 15 weeks in 1971 and remained on the charts for more than 6 years. Billboard music researcher names Carole King the most successful female songwriter of 1955-1996 because she wrote or co-wrote 118 pop hits on the Billboard hot 100. King also wrote 61 hits that charted in the U.K. making her the most successful female songwriter in the U.K. singles charts. Carole King has made 25 solo albums, the most successful being "Tapestry" which held the record for the most weeks at #1 by a female artist for more than 20 years. The "Tapestry" album is listed at #36 on Rolling Stone's 500 greatest albums of all time. King was not only a singer-songwriter, but also had her own Broadway show.The musical is called "Beautiful" The Carole King Musical, it is about her life when she was younger. Learn more about Carole King as she will be featured as artist of the month on KWMC's The Mighty 1490 Little Red Rooster Show, all known information and facts are by Ernest Mesta, Wendy Johnson and produced by Javier Martinez.