Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and children's author. She rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records; her 13 Top 40 hits include "You're So Vain", "Nobody Does It Better", and "Coming Around Again". Her 1988 song "Let the River Run" was the first to win a Grammy Award, an Academy Award, and a Golden Globe Award for a song written and performed by a single artist. She was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1994.
The former wife of another notable singer-songwriter, James Taylor, she has two children, Sarah "Sally" Maria Taylor and Ben Taylor, who are also musicians.
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... first featured in the 1988 film Working Girl, with music and lyrics by Carly Simon ... Carly Simon has stated that she found inspiration for the lyrics by first reading the original script, and then the poems of Walt Whitman ... "Let the River Run" was re-released on Carly Simon's album Never Been Gone on October 27, 2009 ...
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... Even Jackson's duet with Carly Simon, a digitally remastered interpolation of 'You're So Vain' named 'Son of a Gun', proves a smart choice." The New York Times music ... and unchallenging collection of songs." He also commented on her duet with Carly Simon saying "The album's biggest misstep is "Son of a Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You)", featuring Carly Simon ...
... Carly Simon Live From Martha's Vineyard is a 1987 HBO concert special recorded live on the shores of Martha's Vineyard ... It featured Simon and a live band performing the majority of her Coming Around Again album as well as her classic hits such as "Anticipation", "You're So Vain", and "Nobody Does It Better" ... Upon its first screening and release, the concert was entitled "Carly Simon - Coming Around Again" ...
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