On the occasion of a new memoir, she joins nprs scott. The famous and famously vain men of carly simons boys in. Try disabling any ad blockers and refreshing this page. Carly simon finally reveals whos so vain in youre so vain carly simon, whose memoir boys in the trees comes out later this month, has spilled the youre so vain beans. Plus, youll get an additional audiobook per month after trial. Provided to youtube by rhinoelektra youre so vain carly simon the best of carly simon. Carly simon talks youre so vain inspirations abc news. Youre so vain is a song written in 1971 by carly simon and released in november 1972. Love the way carly writes,full of good stories,although i would have expected more to be made of the success of youre so vain and her bond theme,which seemed very successful,but is barely touched. When i heard that carly simon had written a memoir, i waited with anticipation until my copy came in at the library. Sheet music with notes, chords and words of youre so vain by carly simon. She was inducted into the songwriters hall of fame in 1994, inducted into the grammy hall of fame for youre so vain in 2004, and awarded the ascap founders award in 2012.
Usage attributionnoncommercialnoderivs topics song. Watch the video for youre so vain from carly simons reflections. The song youre so vain wasnt written about republican nominee donald trump, but singer carly simon thinks it applies to him anyway. Youre so vain, you probably think this song is about you youre so vain, ill bet you think this song is about you dont you. Provided to youtube by rhinoelektra youre so vain carly simon no secrets. Carly simons greatest hits for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. As a lifelong fan of carly simon, i was so looking forward to this book. Singersongwriter carly simons youre so vain is a fun song, and not just because of its catchy musical content.
It is one of the songs that simon is most identified with, and upon its release, reached number 1. With her new memoir out this month, carly simon has revealed to people one of the three men who inspired 1972s youre so vain. Youre so vain toggles back and forth between canny social commentary and aching vulnerabilitylisten to it again and pay close attention to the way simons voice falters the first. Carly simons pal jackie kennedy onassis said jfk made.
Carly simon says youre so vain second verse is about warren. Well, youre where you should be all the time and when youre not, youre with some underworld spy or the wife of a close friend wife of a close friend, and. The instant new york times bestseller named one of the ten best books of 2019 by people magazine a chance encounter at a summer party on marthas vineyard blossomed into an. We begin, cinematically, in 3 west 11th street, where a threeyearold, youngest daughter of three is desperately trying to make an impression on her family. Theres a secret fourth verse to carly simons youre so.
You walked into the party like you were walking onto a yacht your ha. The 2010 version of youre so vain appears on simons new album never been gone. Youre so vain by carly simon official free listening. Simon supposedly resented the attention geffen, now 67, lavished on promoting her folk music rival joni mitchell. Highly sexed, an heiress, clever, determined and possessed of the endless legs and voluminous pout that could turn the head of even the biggest star, carly simon worked her way relentlessly through many of the most famous names of the seventies.
Youre so vain you probably think this song is about. Learjet up to nova scotia to see the total eclipse of the sun well, youre where. Son of a gun you walked into the party like you were walking onto a yacht your hat strategically dipped below one eye your scarf it was apri. Carly elisabeth simon born june 25, 1945 is an american singersongwriter, musician and childrens author. Carly simon finally admits which part of youre so vain. Carly simon says youre so vains second verse is about.
Carly simon confirms that the second verse of youre so vain is about warren beatty. I wonder if it wasnt the reason james asked me to marry him, because i think. Carly simon had just performed youre so vain with me in front of 65,000 fans. Youre so vain by carly simon official published on 20120710t14. About youre so vain youre so vain is a song written in 1971 by carly simon and released in november 1972. You walked into the party like you were walking onto a yacht your hat strategically dipped below one eye your scarf it was apricot you had one eye on the mirror. Carly simon finally reveals whos so vain in youre so vain. She first rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records. Carly simon first burst on to the pop scene in 1971 when her debut elektra single, that s the way i ve always heard it should be, landed in the us top ten. Listen to the song and fill in the gaps in the lyrics by typing in.
Carly simon has confirmed the answer at least in part to one of the most puzzling questions in recent history. Top 10 worldwide hits of each year the 1970s duration. Carly simon and the mystery of youre so vain by claire greising. It only took 43 years, but carly simon has said that her infamous 1972 song youre so vain is, in fact, about warren beatty. She leaned over and whispered to me who the song was written about me, the one person who hadnt asked her. In the recording booth, simon said, electricity vibrated between the pair. The song spawned a guessing game among the public as to who simon was referring to. There was a period when she was seeing both jagger, who sang backing vocals on youre so vain, and taylor. Carly simon admitted it took years for her to finally speak out about her friendship with jackie kennedy onassis during the last decade of onassis life. The attraction came to a climax during the recording of youre so vain, with jagger singing background vocals. Browse carly simons bestselling audiobooks and newest titles. Carly simon, author of boys in the trees the woman behind youre so vain has stories for days about love and music.
The hollywood reporter called this book one of the best memoirs of the year, and people magazine named this book one of the top 10 books. Simons memoir reveals her remarkable life, beginning with her storied childhood as the third daughter of richard l. It is one of the songs that simon is most identified with, and upon its. Youre so vain carly simon modern american songbook. Steve granitzwireimagegetty simons greatest hit, youre so vain, seems. Provided to youtube by recordjet youre so vain originally performed by carly simon karaoke version power hits karaoke sing the hits of carly simon. Check out youre so vain by carly simon on amazon music. Simon, now 70, released a companion album last year of all the songs discussed in the book, and wrote a score for the audiobook. Carly simon and jacqueline kennedy onassis made an unlikely pair carly, a free and.1481 1225 156 1592 587 703 852 957 765 517 638 300 1087 652 741 1156 592 1360 588 1135 146 337 1263 668 1091 581 1478 1393 497 221 59 988 404 757 1235 1237 139 243 1135 1363 148 866 1435 111 1233 775