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Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and children's author. She first rose to fame in the 1970s with a string of hit records; her 13 Top 40 U.S. hits include "Anticipation" (No. 13), "You Belong To Me" (No. 6), "Coming Around Again" (No. 18), and her four Gold certified singles "Jesse" (No. 11), "Mockingbird" (No. 5, a duet with James Taylor), "You're So Vain" (No. 1), and "Nobody Does It Better" (No. 2) from the 1977 James Bond
James Bond
film, The Spy Who Loved Me. After a brief stint with her sister Lucy Simon as duo group the Simon Sisters, she found great success as a solo artist with her 1971 self-titled debut album Carly Simon, which won her the Grammy Award for Best New Artist, and spawned her first Top 10 single "That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be". She achieved international fame with her third album No Secrets which sat firmly at No. 1 on the Billboard 200
Billboard 200
for five weeks and spawned the worldwide hit "You're So Vain", for which she received three Grammy nominations, including Record of the Year and Song of the Year. With her 1988 hit "Let the River Run," from the film Working Girl, she became the first artist to win a Grammy Award, an Academy Award, and a Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for a song composed and written, as well as performed, entirely by a single artist.[12] Over the course of her career, Simon amassed 24 Billboard Hot 100 charting singles, 28 Billboard Adult Contemporary
Adult Contemporary
charting singles, and won two Grammy Awards. AllMusic
AllMusic
called her "One of the quintessential singer-songwriters of the '70s".[13] She has a contralto vocal range and cited Odetta
Odetta
as a significant influence .[14] She was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame
Songwriters Hall of Fame
in 1994. In 1995 and 1998, respectively, she received the Boston Music Awards Lifetime Achievement and a Berklee College of Music
Berklee College of Music
Honorary Doctor of Music Degree.[15] She was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame for "You're So Vain" in 2004 and awarded the ASCAP
ASCAP
Founders Award in 2012. Simon was formerly married to singer-songwriter James Taylor. They have two children together, Sarah "Sally" Maria Taylor and Benjamin "Ben" Simon Taylor, who are also musicians.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career

2.1 Early career 2.2 Going solo 2.3 Success 2.4 1980s 2.5 1990s 2.6 2000s 2.7 2010–present 2.8 Film and television appearances

3 Personal life 4 Awards and recognition

4.1 Other recognitions

5 Legacy and influence 6 Discography

6.1 Studio albums 6.2 Other albums

7 Videography

7.1 Concert films 7.2 Other appearances

8 Books 9 Certifications 10 References 11 External links

Early life[edit] Carly Simon
Carly Simon
was born in New York City. Her father was Richard L. Simon (co-founder of Simon & Schuster),[16] a classical pianist who often played Chopin and Beethoven at home. Her mother was Andrea Heinemann Simon (née Heinemann),[17] a civil rights activist and singer. Her father was from a German Jewish
Jewish
family, while her maternal grandfather Friedrich was of German descent. Carly's maternal grandmother, Ofelia Oliete known as "Chibie", was a Catholic
Catholic
from Cuba, and was of Pardo heritage, a freed-slave descendant. A 2017 episode of PBS show Finding Your Roots
Finding Your Roots
tested Simon's DNA, which included 10% African and 2% Native American, likely via her maternal grandmother.[18] Her grandmother was sent to England and raised by nuns until the age of sixteen.[19][20] In 2015, Simon stated that when she was seven years old, a family friend in his teens did sexual things to her.[21] She stated, "It was heinous", adding, "It changed my view about sex for a long time."[21] Simon began stuttering severely when she was eight years old. A psychiatrist tried unsuccessfully to cure her stuttering. Instead, Simon turned to singing and songwriting. "I felt so strangulated talking that I did the natural thing, which is to write songs, because I could sing without stammering, as all stammerers can."[22] Simon was raised in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx, New York City[23] and has two older sisters, Joanna (b. 1940) and Lucy (b. 1943), and a younger brother, Peter (b. 1947). They were raised as nominal Catholics, according to a book of photography Peter published in the late 1990s.[24] She attended Riverdale Country School. She also briefly attended Sarah Lawrence College
Sarah Lawrence College
before dropping out to pursue music. Career[edit] Early career[edit] Simon's career began with a short-lived music group with her sister Lucy as the Simon Sisters. They had a minor hit in 1964 called "Winkin', Blinkin' and Nod",[25] the lead single from their debut album Meet The Simon Sisters. Their second album, Cuddlebug, followed later that year. The duo made one more album together, 1969's The Simon Sisters Sing the Lobster Quadrille and Other Songs for Children, before Lucy left to get married and start a family. Later, Carly collaborated with eclectic New York rockers Elephant's Memory for about six months. She also appeared in the 1971 Miloš Forman
Miloš Forman
film Taking Off, playing an auditioning singer, and sang "Long Term Physical Effects", which was included in the 1971 soundtrack for the film.[26] Going solo[edit] Simon was signed by Jac Holzman
Jac Holzman
to Elektra Records
Elektra Records
in 1970.[27] She released her self-titled debut album, Carly Simon, in March 1971. The album contained her breakthrough top-ten hit "That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be". The album peaked at No. 30 and the single peaked at No. 10 on the Billboard charts. Her second album, Anticipation, came November of that same year.[28] Like its predecessor, the album peaked at No. 30, and its lead single, also titled "Anticipation", became a significant hit, reaching No. 3 at Easy Listening radio and No. 13 on Billboard's Pop singles chart. It is perhaps even more famous for its use in a variety of international commercials to market the thick ketchup of the H. J. Heinz Company.[29] The single was written in 15 minutes while Simon waited for Cat Stevens
Cat Stevens
to pick her up for a date.[30] The pair had become romantically involved shortly after Simon had opened for Stevens at L.A.'s Troubadour around the time her debut album was released. The next single release, "Legend in Your Own Time", made a more modest impact on the charts, peaking at No. 50 on the Pop singles and No. 11 on the Easy Listening.[31] Success[edit] In 1972–73 Simon scored the biggest success of her career with "You're So Vain". It hit No. 1 on the U.S. Pop and Adult Contemporary charts, and sold over a million copies in the United States alone. It was one of the decade's biggest hits and propelled Simon's breakthrough album No Secrets to No. 1 on the U.S. album charts, where it stayed for five consecutive weeks. The album achieved Gold status that year, but by the album's 25th anniversary in 1997, the album had been certified Platinum.[32] "You're So Vain" received Grammy Award nominations for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female.[33][34] Additionally, in 2008, it was listed at No. 72 on the Billboard Hot 100's list of the top 100 songs from the chart's first 50 years, August 1958 through July 2008. On August 23, 2014, the U.K. Official Charts Company
Official Charts Company
crowned it the ultimate song of the 1970s.[35] The subject of the "You're So Vain" song itself became one of the biggest mysteries in popular music, with the famous lyric "You're so vain/I bet you think this song is about you." For more than 40 years, Simon has not publicly revealed the name of the subject.[36] She hinted that it could be a composite of several people, with most press speculation considering Mick Jagger, who sings backup vocals on the recording,[37] and Warren Beatty. Simon hinted the identity to a variety of talk shows and publications over the years and, on August 5, 2003, auctioned off the information to the winner of a charity function for US$50,000, with the condition that the winner, television executive Dick Ebersol, not reveal it.[38] Finally, in November 2015, Simon, promoting her about-to-be-published memoir, said, "I have confirmed that the second verse is Warren" and added that while "Warren thinks the whole thing is about him," he is the subject only of that verse, with the remainder of the song referring to two other, still unnamed men.[39] Later in 1973, the follow-up single, "The Right Thing to Do", was another sizable hit, reaching No. 4 Adult Contemporary
Adult Contemporary
and No. 17 Pop. That same year Simon performed on Lee Clayton's album Lee Clayton and co-sang on the song "New York Suite 409" and on Livingston Taylor's album Over the Rainbow
Over the Rainbow
and sang with both Livingston and his famous brother, James Taylor
James Taylor
(who was, by then, her husband) on the songs "Loving Be My New Horizon" and "Pretty Woman". In 1974, Simon followed the smash No Secrets album with Hotcakes, which became an instant hit, reaching No. 3 on Billboard's Album Chart and was certified Gold. Hotcakes included two top ten singles, "Mockingbird", a duet with James Taylor
James Taylor
that peaked at No. 5 on Billboard's Pop Singles chart, and "Haven't Got Time for the Pain", which hit No. 2 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary
Adult Contemporary
chart.[40] The same year, Simon provided vocals on Tom Rush's album Ladies Love Outlaws and co-sang with Rush on "No Regrets" and as backup on "Claim on Me". In 1975, Elektra released her first greatest-hits album, The Best of Carly Simon, which became Simon's all-time best selling disc and eventually reached Triple-Platinum status in the United States.[32] Simon's record sales declined considerably with 1975's Playing Possum and 1976's Another Passenger. Playing Possum
Playing Possum
was a Top Ten album, and garnered a successful Top 40 single "Attitude Dancing" and two other charting singles,[41] but its racy album cover, which depicts Simon wearing only a black negligee and knee-high black boots, generated controversy.[42] In 1991, Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone
ranked it No. 20 on their list of the 100 greatest album covers.[43] Another Passenger
Another Passenger
produced only one charting single on the Pop singles chart, "It Keeps You Runnin'", with the Doobie Brothers, which peaked just outside the Top 40, at No. 46,[44] and the second single, "Half A Chance", only charted on the Adult Contemporary
Adult Contemporary
chart. Despite the lukewarm commercial reception, the album was, and remains, one of Simon's best reviewed works, with Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone
calling it "Carly Simon's best record".[45] The album became a favorite among many of Simon's fans.[46] 1976 also saw Simon contributing backup vocals on the song "Peter" on Peter Ivers's album Peter Ivers. She also made her only appearance on Saturday Night Live. It was a pre-taped performance—a rare occurrence on that show—because Simon suffered terrible bouts of stage fright. In the appearance, she sang two songs: "Half A Chance" and her signature song, "You're So Vain".[47] In 1977, Simon had a surprise international hit with the million-selling gold single "Nobody Does It Better", the theme to the James Bond
James Bond
film The Spy Who Loved Me. Simon's second-biggest U.S. hit, after "You're So Vain", was 1977's biggest Adult Contemporary
Adult Contemporary
hit, where it held at No. 1 for seven straight weeks. The single peaked one step behind Debby Boone's mega-hit "You Light Up My Life" on Billboard's Pop Singles chart from October 22 to November 5, 1977 and received Grammy nominations for Song of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female. In 2012, Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone
ranked it the 3rd greatest James Bond
James Bond
theme song.[48] Billboard ranked it No. 2 on their list that same year. Also in 1977, Simon co-produced Libby Titus's album Libby Titus and sang backup on two songs: "Can This Be Our Love Affair?" and "Darkness 'Til Dawn", the later which comes from Simon's Another Passenger.

1978 publicity photo.

Simon's career took another upward swing in 1978 with the hit album Boys in the Trees. The album produced two Top 40 singles; the jazzy and sensual "You Belong to Me", which hit the Top 10 on both the Pop and Adult Contemporary
Adult Contemporary
charts, and Devoted to You, a duet with James Taylor. Boys in the Trees was a major success, and returned Simon to Platinum album status in the U.S. "You Belong to Me" later earned Simon yet another Grammy nomination for Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female. She was featured on the front covers of People and Rolling Stone magazines that spring. Also in 1978, Simon and Taylor sang backing vocals on two songs for Taylor's sister Kate's album Kate Taylor: "Happy Birthday Sweet Darling" and "Jason & Ida". They sang backup on three songs on John Hall's debut solo album John Hall, "The Fault", "Good Enough" and "Voyagers". They also sing backup on one song, "Power", from Hall's next album, also titled Power (1979). On November 2, 1978, Simon guested on the song "I Live in the Woods" at a live, four-hour concert by Burt Bacharach
Burt Bacharach
and the Houston Symphony Orchestra at Jones Hall in Houston, Texas. All the songs at that concert became Bacharach's album Woman, which was released in 1979.[49] That year, shortly after the Three Mile Island
Three Mile Island
nuclear accident, from September 19 to 22, a series of concerts were held at New York City's Madison Square Garden
Madison Square Garden
and sponsored by Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE), a group of musicians against nuclear power, co-founded by John Hall. Always politically active, Simon and James Taylor
James Taylor
were part of the concerts which later became a documentary and concert film, No Nukes
No Nukes
(1980),[50] as well as a live album of the same name (1979).[51] In 1979, Simon released her last album for Elektra, entitled Spy. The albums sales were a disappointment, peaking at only No. 45 on the Pop albums chart, although a harder-edged single from the album, "Vengeance", became a modest hit and received airplay on U.S. album rock stations, and peaked at No. 48 on the Pop singles chart.[52] "Vengeance" earned Simon a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female in early 1980—the first year to feature the new category.[53] The album also features a track entitled "Never Been Gone", which became a fan favorite, as well as one of her personal favorites.[54] In 2009, she released an album entitled after the track.[55] From 1972 to 1979, Simon sang backup vocals on the following James Taylor songs and albums (not counting compilations): "One Man Parade" from 1972's One Man Dog, "Rock 'n' Roll Is Music Now", "Let It All Fall Down", "Me and My Guitar", "Daddy's Baby" and "Ain't No Song" from 1974's Walking Man, "How Sweet It Is" from 1975's Gorilla, "Shower the People", "A Junkie's Lament", "Slow Burning Love" and "Family Man" from 1976's In the Pocket, and "B.S.U.R." from 1979's Flag. She also co-wrote with Taylor the song "Terra Nova" on his 1977 album JT.[56] 1980s[edit] In 1980, Simon signed with Elektra's sibling label Warner Bros. Records and released her ninth studio album, Come Upstairs. During a show in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to promote the album, Simon collapsed onstage of exhaustion.[57] She subsequently performed considerably less throughout the 1980s. From that album, Simon scored another million-selling U.S. Gold single with the hit, "Jesse", which peaked at No. 11 and remained on the charts for nearly six months.[52] After the major chart success of "Jesse", Simon's singles became generally less successful in the mid 1980s, although most of them did well on Adult Contemporary
Adult Contemporary
radio formats. Simon also contributed the song "Be With Me" to the 1980 album In Harmony: A Sesame Street Record,[58] which was produced by her sister Lucy and Lucy's husband, David Levine. Simon can also be heard on the song "In Harmony", along with other members of the Simon/Taylor families. Carly and Lucy contributed a "Simon Sisters" song—which was called "Maryanne"—to the 1982 follow-up album In Harmony 2,[59] which was also produced by Lucy and her husband. Both albums won Grammy Awards for Best Album for Children.[60][61]

1980s publicity photo.

Torch (1981) was an album of melancholy jazz standards, but suffered from disappointing sales, peaking at No. 50 on the charts. The album was well received critically,[62][63] and featured one original song by Simon, "From The Heart",[64] as well as a cover of Stephen Sondheim's "Not a Day Goes By" from his musical Merrily We Roll Along. Also in 1981, Carly Simon
Carly Simon
was the second female solo artist to be featured on MTV's first day of the air in her video for "Vengeance" ( Pat Benatar
Pat Benatar
was the first female solo artist to appear on MTV, and Juice Newton
Juice Newton
was the third). In 1982, she sang the Nile Rodgers
Nile Rodgers
& Bernard Edwards-produced single "Why", which was the soundtrack to the film Soup for One. It was a top-ten hit in the U.K. and successful throughout Europe.[65] Although "Why" stalled at No. 74 in the U.S., the song became a mellow classic in the aftermath of its being picked up to be covered and sampled by different artists from around 1989 onwards. She had another U.K. success with the single "Kissing with Confidence", a song from the 1983 album Dancing For Mental Health by Will Powers (a pseudonym for photographer Lynn Goldsmith). Simon was the uncredited singer of the song co-written and mixed by Todd Rundgren.[66] In 1983, she made her last album for Warner, Hello Big Man, but this also suffered from disappointing sales; it did, however, receive positive critical recognition.[67][68] The lead single from the album, "You Know What to Do", peaked at No. 83 on the Pop singles chart,[52] and Simon filmed a music video for it at her home on Martha's Vineyard, MA.[69] That same year, Simon performed on two albums, The Perfect Stranger by Jesse Colin Young
Jesse Colin Young
(singing on the track "Fight For It" with Young) and Wonderland by Nils Lofgren
Nils Lofgren
(singing on the track "Lonesome Ranger" with Lofgren). By this time, her contract with Warner Bros. had ended. In 1985, she signed with Epic Records
Epic Records
and made one album for them, Spoiled Girl. The album yielded two singles, "Tired of Being Blonde" and "My New Boyfriend", with only the former charting. The album was commercially unsuccessful and her contract with Epic was cancelled. In 1986, Simon signed with Arista Records
Arista Records
and soon rebounded from her career slump. Her first album for Arista, Coming Around Again (1987), gave Simon another international hit with the title track (which was featured in the film Heartburn), returning her to the Billboard Pop Top 20 and the U.K. Top 10 (It also garnered her a Grammy nomination for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance). The Coming Around Again album also featured the Top 10 Adult Contemporary hits "Give Me All Night", "The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of", "All I Want Is You" (which featured Roberta Flack
Roberta Flack
on backing vocals), and a cover of "As Time Goes By" (featuring Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
on harmonica).[70] The album itself was her first Gold release in nine years, and went Platinum in 1988. In October 2017, Hot Shot Records released a 2 disc 30th Anniversary deluxe edition of the album.[71] These and older songs were featured in a picturesque HBO
HBO
concert special entitled Live from Martha's Vineyard, where Simon and her band performed live on a pier. Most of these songs were compiled for her 1988 album, Greatest Hits Live. The album continued her mounting comeback, quickly going Gold, and was later certified Platinum by the RIAA in 1996. From Live a recording of Simon's evergreen "You're So Vain" was released as a single in the UK.

Simon, with her Oscar in hand, at the 61st Academy Awards
Academy Awards
(March 1989).

Throughout the 1980s, Simon successfully contributed to several film and television scores,[72] including the songs:

"Why" for the film Soup For One (1982) "Something More" for the film Love Child (1982) "Someone Waits for You" for the film Swing Shift (1984) "All the Love in the World" for the film Torchlight (1985) "It's Hard To Be Tender" for the television miniseries Sins (1986) "If It Wasn't Love" for the film Nothing in Common
Nothing in Common
(1986) – a song never released in any of her albums "Two Looking at One" for the film The Karate Kid, Part II
The Karate Kid, Part II
(1986) "Coming Around Again"/"Itsy Bitsy Spider" for the film Heartburn (1986) "Let the River Run" for the film Working Girl
Working Girl
(1988) (for which she won the Academy Award for Best Original Song (1988); the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song (1988); and the Grammy Award
Grammy Award
for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media (1990).

Simon is the first artist to win all three major awards (Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy) for a song that is composed and written, as well as performed, entirely by a single artist (the only other such artist being Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen
for "Streets of Philadelphia", from the 1993 film Philadelphia). The Working Girl
Working Girl
soundtrack album was released in August 1989, and featured more music from Simon. That same year, Simon released her first children's book, Amy the Dancing Bear. As a tribute to Christa McAuliffe, who was slated to be the first teacher in space and who died in the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, Simon wrote and recorded a song entitled "You're Where I Go". McAuliffe was a Simon fan and had taken a cassette of her music on board the shuttle. In 1987, Simon also sang the theme for the 1988 Democratic National Convention, "The Turn of the Tide", for a Marlo Thomas television special Free to Be... a Family. The song was later included on the 1988 soundtrack album of the same name on A&M Records.[73] 1990s[edit] In 1990, Simon released two albums: her second standards album, My Romance, and an album of original material Have You Seen Me Lately featuring a title track that was supposed to have been the main theme for Postcards from the Edge; the entire title sequence – including the song – was deleted by producers although a great deal of Simon's underscore compositions and thematic interludes remain in the film, eventually earning her a BAFTA nomination for Best Film Score.[74] In addition to the title track, the album also featured a major (No. 4) Adult Contemporary
Adult Contemporary
chart hit with "Better Not Tell Her"—Simon's biggest hit of the 1990s. Her second children's book, The Boy of the Bells was also published in 1990. In 1991, Simon wrote her third children's book, The Fisherman's Song, which was based on the song of the same name from her 1990 album Have You Seen Me Lately. The same year, she performed a duet with Plácido Domingo
Plácido Domingo
on the song "The Last Night of the World" (from the Miss Saigon
Miss Saigon
musical) on Domingo's album The Broadway I Love. In 1992, Simon wrote the music for the Nora Ephron
Nora Ephron
film This Is My Life, which included the song "Love of My Life", a No. 16 Adult Contemporary hit. In 1993, she contributed the song "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" for the film Sleepless in Seattle and recorded the same song in combo with "Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry" with Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
for his album Duets. By this point, Sinatra was in no shape to record, so the feat was accomplished by producers lifting an isolated prerecorded vocal track from an earlier performance and laying a new background – and Simon – behind it. In 1993, Simon was commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera
Association and the Kennedy Center to record a contemporary opera that would appeal to younger people. The result was Romulus Hunt
Romulus Hunt
(named after its 12-year-old protagonist), released in November of that year.[75] In December 2014, the Nashville Opera Association
Nashville Opera Association
premiered a new performance edition of the opera.[75][76] She also published her fourth children's book, The Nighttime Chauffeur. Simon also contributed to Andreas Vollenweider's album Eolian Minstrel, she co-wrote the song "Private Fires" with Vollenweider and was featured vocalist on the song.[77] In 1994, she covered the song "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" for Ken Burns' film Baseball, as well as a recording of "I've Got a Crush on You" for Larry Adler's covers album The Glory of Gershwin. That same year, Simon recorded and released another album of original songs, Letters Never Sent. The album originated from Simon finding an old box of letters that she'd written, but never mailed, and she set a handful of them to music.[78] "The Night Before Christmas", from the soundtrack to This Is My Life, was also used in the film Mixed Nuts.[79] In April 1995, Simon surprised thousands of commuters at New York's Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central Terminal
with an unannounced performance which was filmed for a Lifetime Television Special, entitled Live at Grand Central. It was also released on home video in December of that year. Also in 1995, she performed on an American concert tour in conjunction with Hall & Oates. On August 30, 1995, Simon made a rare joint appearance with her ex-husband, James Taylor, for a concert on Martha's Vineyard. Dubbed "Livestock '95", it was a benefit for the Martha's Vineyard
Martha's Vineyard
Agricultural Society, with over 10,000 people in attendance.[80] Simon performed a duet with Mindy Jostyn on the song "Time, Be on My Side",[81] which featured on Jostyn's 1995 album Five Miles From Hope about her recent battle with colon cancer. Ten years later, Jostyn died from the disease at the age of 43.[82] 1995 also saw the release of Simon's Clouds in My Coffee, a 3 disc boxed set of highlights from her 30-year career from 1965 to 1995.[83] Simon continued to write and record music for films and wrote the theme songs to several more movies, including "Two Little Sisters" from 1996's Marvin's Room and "In Two Straight Lines" from 1998's Madeline. 1997 saw the release of Simon's third standards album, Film Noir, which was recorded in collaboration with Jimmy Webb
Jimmy Webb
and for which she was nominated for the Grammy Award
Grammy Award
for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance. John Travolta
John Travolta
dueted with Simon on the track Two Sleepy People and film director Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese
wrote the booklets liner notes.[84] She also released her fifth children's book, "Midnight Farm". Simon was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997, and underwent surgery that year, as well as chemotherapy.[85] In 1999 The Very Best of Carly Simon: Nobody Does It Better, a UK-only greatest hits album, was released. Also that year, Simon worked again with the Swiss musician Andreas Vollenweider, and was the featured vocalist for the song "Your Silver Key" on Vollenweider's album Cosmopoly. During the 1990s, the American press reported an incident between Simon and the Pretenders' vocalist Chrissie Hynde, at a Joni Mitchell concert at New York's Fez Club. Some reports stated that a drunk and disorderly Hynde grabbed Simon around the neck and punched her, although Simon attempted to put these rumors to rest on her official website in 2002. Numerous witnesses, however, claim that Simon was, indeed, assaulted by Hynde.[86] 2000s[edit] On May 16, 2000, Simon released the album The Bedroom Tapes, largely written and recorded at home in her bedroom while she was recuperating from her health problems of the previous couple of years. The Bedroom Tapes was Simon's first album of original songs in almost six years; despite this, it did not sell well. The album was widely acclaimed by critics, with AllMusic
AllMusic
writing "She is as a raw as she was on 1975's Playing Possum
Playing Possum
and just as sweet as 1987's Coming Around Again, but Simon is fresh. Although in her mid-fifties, she is still a charmer."[87] Billboard called the album "A feast for fans of intelligent, richly crafted pop music"[88] and People wrote that the album "unfolds like a one-woman show," calling it a "Boffo performance."[89] One of the album's tracks, "Our Affair", was remixed and featured in the Gwyneth Paltrow/ Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck
film Bounce. In 2001, Simon performed on "Son of a Gun" with Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson
on Jackson's album All for You; the song was released as a single and peaked at No. 28 on the Billboard Hot 100. She also contributed back-up vocals on two songs, "Don't Turn Away" and "East of Eden", for Mindy Jostyn's 2001 album Blue Stories. In November 2001, Simon's Oscar-winning song "Let the River Run" was used in a public service ad for the United States Postal Service. Entitled "Pride", it was produced to boost public confidence and postal worker morale in the wake of the September 11, 2001, attacks and the 2001 anthrax attacks.[90] In 2002, Simon recorded a Christmas album, Christmas Is Almost Here, for Rhino Records, while she was in Los Angeles to lend support to her son Ben Taylor and his band.[91] That same year, Simon personally chose all of the songs for a new two-disc anthology album, simply titled Anthology, also for Rhino Records. 2003 saw a re-release of her 2002 Christmas album with two extra tracks and now called Christmas Is Almost Here Again on Rhino Records. The two extra tracks, "White Christmas" (with Burt Bacharach) and "Forgive", were also released as a single.[92] She also performed several concerts during the 2004 holiday season at Harlem's Apollo Theater, along with BeBe Winans, son Ben and daughter Sally, Rob Thomas, Livingston Taylor, Mindy Jostyn and Kate Taylor, along with other members of the Taylor and Simon family. Simon wrote and recorded songs for the Disney Winnie the Pooh films Piglet's Big Movie
Piglet's Big Movie
in 2003 and Pooh's Heffalump Movie
Pooh's Heffalump Movie
in 2005. Several of her songs were also featured in the 2004 film Little Black Book that starred Brittany Murphy
Brittany Murphy
and Holly Hunter. She appears in a cameo role as herself at the end of the film. 2004 also saw the release of her fourth greatest hits album, Reflections: Carly Simon's Greatest Hits, which peaked at No. 22 on the Billboard charts that year (No. 25 in the UK). On March 2, 2007, the album was certified Gold by the RIAA. In 2005, she released her fourth album of standards, titled Moonlight Serenade. A surprise hit, it reached No. 7 on the Billboard Album charts, her highest-charting album since Boys in the Trees, and she was nominated for the Grammy Award
Grammy Award
for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album. To promote Moonlight Serenade, Simon performed two concerts on board the RMS Queen Mary 2
RMS Queen Mary 2
which were recorded and released on DVD in 2005 as A Moonlight Serenade on the Queen Mary 2. Accompanied by her children, Sally and Ben, Simon embarked on a concert tour across the United States—her first tour in 10 years, entitled The Serenade Tour.[93] She also sang a duet, "Angel of the Darkest Night", with Mindy Jostyn on Jostyn's 2005 album Coming Home. The album was released several months after Jostyn's death on March 10, 2005. One of Simon's closest friends, Jostyn was married to Jacob Brackman, Simon's long-time friend and musical collaborator. In 2005, Simon became involved in the legal defense of musician and family friend John Forté with his struggle against a federal incarceration.[94] Simon again teamed up with the Swiss musician Andreas Vollenweider
Andreas Vollenweider
for his 2006 holiday album, Midnight Clear. She performed vocals on the tracks "Midnight Clear", "Suspended Note", "Hymn to the Secret Heart" and "Forgive" (which was a song Simon wrote for her own 2003 holiday album Christmas Is Almost Here
Christmas Is Almost Here
Again). Also in 2006, Simon performed with Livingston Taylor
Livingston Taylor
on his album There You Are Again, singing on the opening track "Best of Friends", which became a Top 40 Adult Contemporary hit.[95] In 2007, Simon released her fifth album of covers, a collection of "soothing songs and lullabies"[96] called Into White for Columbia Records. The collection featured covers of songs by Cat Stevens, the title track, recordings by Judy Garland, the Beatles and the Everly Brothers, as well as two new original songs "Quiet Evening" and "I'll Just Remember You", and a re-recording of Simon's own "Love of My Life". It also featured vocal collaborations with her musician children, Ben and Sally. The album continued Simon's recently rejuvenated high chart profile and became Billboard′s Hot Shot Debut, entering the chart at No. 13. In March 2008, it was announced that Simon had signed to the Starbucks label, Hear Music. She released a new album entitled This Kind of Love with them in the spring of 2008. The album was her first collection of original songs since 2000's The Bedroom Tapes.[97] However, in October 2009, it was reported that Simon was suing Starbucks, saying they did not adequately promote the album—even though it made the US Top 20 (No. 15) and sold nearly 150,000 copies. Simon's lawsuit stated that Starbucks
Starbucks
publicly announced it was backing out of participation in Hear Music
Hear Music
just days before the album came out—a decision that she claimed doomed the record before it was even released.[98] On June 19, 2008, Simon and her son Ben performed "You're So Vain" together on The Howard Stern Show
The Howard Stern Show
on Sirius Satellite radio.[99] In October 2009, Simon released Never Been Gone, an album of acoustic reworkings of some of her classic songs.[100] The album was released via Iris Records. On November 26, 2009, Simon appeared on the Care Bears float of the 83rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, where she sang "Let the River Run".[101] 2010–present[edit] On March 2, 2010, the BBC broadcast Radio Two: An Evening With Carly Simon where Simon performed live for the first time in the UK with her son Ben to a small audience of approximately 100 people. This coincided with the UK release of the Never Been Gone
Never Been Gone
album, which was released for the Mother's Day
Mother's Day
season and peaked at No. 45 (Simon's first studio album to reach the UK Top 100 since 1987's Coming Around Again). Simon also appeared on various UK television shows to promote the album, including The One Show
The One Show
and BBC Breakfast. On July 27, 2013, in Foxborough, Massachusetts, Simon performed "You're So Vain" with Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
on her Red Tour. Swift had previously cited Simon as a musical influence[102] and "You're So Vain" as one of her favorite songs. On November 24, 2015, Simon published Boys in the Trees: A Memoir, an autobiographical book focusing on her childhood and her early life, from age five until thirty-five.[103] The two-disc compilation album Songs From The Trees (A Musical Memoir Collection) was simultaneously released along with the book. It's been recently confirmed by Simon during a book signing that Carly and her son Ben Taylor are working to release EDM remixes of her signature songs. She also said she wants to record an album with her two children.[104] In April 2017 Simon featured on the Gorillaz
Gorillaz
album Humanz
Humanz
on the track "Ticker Tape"[105] In 2018, Carly Simon, at 72, came to term with the Universal Music Publishing Group, signing herself as a singer.[106] Film and television appearances[edit] Besides music, Simon also appeared in films, such as the 1971 Miloš Forman film Taking Off, in which she played an auditioning singer.[107] Other film appearances (as herself) include the 1985 film Perfect,[108] and an uncredited appearance in the 2004 film Little Black Book.[109] On television, she appeared (also as herself) in a 1989 episode of Thirtysomething,[110] and was a guest-caller named Marie on a 1995 episode of Frasier
Frasier
entitled "Roz in the Doghouse".[111] She also appeared in a 2013 episode of Family Guy entitled Total Recall,[112] and on a 2014 episode of Bob's Burgers entitled "Work Hard or Die Trying, Girl". Simon sang the outro song.[113] Personal life[edit]

Simon married fellow folk-rock musician James Taylor. The pair were married from 1972 to 1983.

Simon married fellow singer-songwriter James Taylor
James Taylor
on November 3, 1972.[114] Simon and Taylor had two children, Sarah "Sally" Maria Taylor (born January 7, 1974) and Benjamin "Ben" Simon Taylor (born January 22, 1977), both of whom are musicians and political activists. They divorced in 1983.[115] In June 2004, Simon said that she no longer speaks to her ex-husband, James Taylor. "I would say our relationship is non-existent. It's not the way I want it."[116] On October 4, 2007, Simon became a grandmother when her daughter, Sally, gave birth to a son, Bodhi Taylor Bragonier.[117] Prior to her marriage to Taylor, Simon was briefly engaged to William Donaldson in the 1960s (who jilted fiancée Sarah Miles
Sarah Miles
for her).[118] Donaldson described her as "the answer to any sane man's prayers; funny, quick, erotic, extravagantly talented."[119] She also was engaged to musician Russ Kunkel, from 1985 to 1986.[120] Simon married James Hart, a writer, poet and businessman, on December 23, 1987. The couple divorced in 2007.[121][122] Simon underwent a mastectomy, chemotherapy and reconstructive surgery for breast cancer during 1997 and 1998. There had been a lump in her breast for several years before then, but her doctors had advised her against surgery. Simon later recounted: "Then one doctor said, 'You know what, I'd rather see it in a jar than in your breast.'" She also said that she felt "a little angry with myself" over the fact that she did not insist on taking it out sooner.[123] Simon's surgery came at the same time as the death of her longtime friend Linda McCartney, who had also struggled with breast cancer. Simon described McCartney's death as having emotionally "crushed" her.[124] In an interview published on May 1, 2008, with the Bay Area Reporter, an LGBT
LGBT
news service, Simon was asked about the possibility of a performance in the True Colors Tour. She responded, "The part that I could be involved in is the gay and lesbian part. The part that would be hard for me is to commit to a tour, because I'm not very comfortable being onstage. But the part that would be easiest for me would be singing on behalf of all of us. I don't consider myself to be not gay... I've enlarged all of my possibilities. I have a lot of extremely personal stories to tell about that, but we won't go into that right now. Let's just say that it just depends upon who I'm with."[125] Simon has been close friends with James Taylor's younger brother Livingston Taylor
Livingston Taylor
for over forty years. Livingston said, "I love Carly and Carly loves me. She's a ferocious advocate and supporter of my music." They have worked as a musical duo for some songs such as "Best of Friends", released in Livingston's 2006 album There You Are Again, and others earlier in their careers.[126] In May 2010, Simon revealed she had been one of the several celebrities who fell victim to financial advisor Kenneth I. Starr, whose Ponzi scheme
Ponzi scheme
lured her into "investing" millions of dollars with him, which she lost.[127][128] In 2008, Simon was reported dating Dr. Richard Koehler,[129] a surgeon specializing in minimally invasive laparoscopy.[130] Koehler, who is ten years younger than Simon, was said to have dated her as early as 2006.[131] In 2015 the two were reported living together in Martha's Vineyard.[132][133] Awards and recognition[edit] Academy Awards

Year Nominated work From Award Result

1989 "Let the River Run" Working Girl Best Original Song Won

"Nobody Does It Better" was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1978. This nomination is credited to composer Marvin Hamlisch, and songwriter Carole Bayer Sager.

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Nominated work Award Result

1990 Working Girl Best Film Music Nominated

1991 Postcards from the Edge Nominated

Boston Music Awards

Year Work Award Result

1995 – Lifetime Achievement Honored

2002 "Our Affair" Female Vocalist of the Year Won

Song of the Year Nominated

CableACE Awards

Year Work Award Result

1988 Live from Martha's Vineyard Performance in a Music Special Nominated

1995 Live at Grand Central Nominated

"Touched by the Sun" Original Song Won

Golden Globe Awards

Year Nominated work From Award Result

1989 "Let the River Run" Working Girl Best Original Song Won

"Nobody Does It Better" was nominated for the Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Original Song in 1978. This nomination is credited to composer Marvin Hamlisch, and songwriter Carole Bayer Sager.

Grammy Awards

Year Recipient Award Result

1972 "That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be" Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female Nominated

Carly Simon Best New Artist Won

1973 "Anticipation" Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female Nominated

1974 "You're So Vain" Record of the Year Nominated

Song of the Year Nominated

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female Nominated

No Secrets Best Engineered Recording[134] Nominated

1978 "Nobody Does It Better" Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female Nominated

1979 "You Belong to Me" Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female Nominated

1980 "Vengeance" Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female Nominated

1987 "Itsy Bitsy Spider" Best Recording for Children[135] Nominated

1988 Coming Around Again Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female Nominated

1990 "Let the River Run" Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television Won

1998 Film Noir Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance Nominated

2004 "You're So Vain" Grammy Hall of Fame Inducted

2006 Moonlight Serenade Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album Nominated

Playing Possum
Playing Possum
was nominated for the 1976 Grammy Award
Grammy Award
for Best Album Package. This nomination is credited to the art director Gene Christensen.[136] The photographer was Norman Seeff.[137] "Nobody Does It Better" was also nominated for the Grammy Award
Grammy Award
for Song of the Year. This nomination is credited to composer Marvin Hamlisch, and songwriter Carole Bayer Sager. Boys in the Trees won the 1979 Grammy Award
Grammy Award
for Best Album Package. This award went to the art directors Johnny Lee and Tony Lane. The photo featured on the front cover of the album was expertly airbrushed to paint a Danskin top on what was a topless photo of Simon.[138] In 1981 and 1983, respectively, the albums In Harmony: A Sesame Street Record and its sequel, In Harmony 2, won the Grammy's for Best Album for Children. Simon was one of the various artists featured on each album, the Grammy's were awarded to the producers, David Levine and Lucy Simon.

Other recognitions[edit]

1991 – Playing Possum
Playing Possum
ranked #20 on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Album Covers of All-Time list.[43] 1994 – Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.[139] 1998 – Received the Berklee College of Music
Berklee College of Music
Honorary Doctor of Music Degree.[140] 1999 – Ranked #28 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women in Rock & Roll.[141] 2004 – AFI's 100 Years...100 Songs. "Nobody Does It Better" ranked at #67, and "Let the River Run" ranked at #91.[142] 2008 – Billboard Hot 100
Billboard Hot 100
50th Anniversary Charts: The All-Time Top 100 Songs. "You're So Vain" ranked at #72.[143] 2012 – Honored with the ASCAP
ASCAP
Founders Award.[144] 2012 – "Nobody Does It Better" ranked #3 on Rolling Stone's list, and #2 on Billboard's list, of the Top 10 James Bond
James Bond
Theme Songs.[48][145] 2013 – Billboard Hot 100
Billboard Hot 100
55th Anniversary Charts: The All-Time Top 100 Songs. "You're So Vain" ranked at #82.[146] 2014 – U.K. Official Charts Company
Official Charts Company
crowned "You're So Vain" the ultimate song of the 1970s.[147]

Legacy and influence[edit] Covers and tributes "You're So Vain" has been covered and sampled by artists as diverse as Liza Minnelli,[148] Faster Pussycat,[149] and Marilyn Manson (featuring Johnny Depp).[150] Foo Fighters
Foo Fighters
covered the song at the "Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!" in 2008.[151] The song "Starfuckers, Inc." by Nine Inch Nails
Nine Inch Nails
references "You're So Vain" by quoting the chorus. Queens of the Stone Age
Queens of the Stone Age
sampled the song as "You're So Vague" on the deluxe edition of their album Rated R.[152] Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson
sampled the song in "Son of a Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You)", with Simon providing featured vocals. Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler
covered "Nobody Does It Better" before receiving the MTV Generation Award on the 2008 MTV
MTV
Movie Awards (the words were modified to reflect Sandler).[153] Celine Dion
Celine Dion
also performed the song as part of her self-titled show in Las Vegas.[154] Radiohead
Radiohead
used to perform the song as part of their set during the mid-90s.[155] Bobby Brown covered the song with Whitney Houston
Houston
on his 1997 album Forever. "Anticipation" was covered by Mandy Moore
Mandy Moore
on her 2003 album Coverage.[156] Fred Astaire
Fred Astaire
covered "Attitude Dancing" on his 1975 album of the same name.[157] Anita Baker
Anita Baker
covered "You Belong to Me" for the 1990 album Rubáiyát: Elektra's 40th Anniversary,[158] and latter included it on her album Rhythm of Love, released in 1994. Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez
also covered the song, on her 2002 album This Is Me... Then.[159] Amy Grant
Amy Grant
covered "The Night Before Christmas" on her 1992 holiday album Home For Christmas.[160] In 2013, Walled City Records in association with Iris Records and Derry City Council released a cover of "Let the River Run" performed by Máiréad Carlin
Máiréad Carlin
and Damian McGinty.[161] Groovie Ghoulies recorded a song simply titled "Carly Simon",[162] which was released on their 1999 album Fun in the Dark.[163] Simon is one of the various artists mentioned in the 1974 Reunion song "Life Is a Rock (But the Radio Rolled Me)."[164] Influence on other artists Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
said of Simon "She has always been known for her songwriting and her honesty. She's known as an emotional person but a strong person. I really really look up to that. I admire her. I think she's always been beautiful and natural and seems to do it all effortlessly. There's nothing more attractive than someone who seems to live effortlessly."[165] Carly Rae Jepsen
Carly Rae Jepsen
was also influenced by Simon, stating "In truth I think I’m inspired by her for many reasons," she explained. "I think her music is amazing. I love the way she writes, which is very — almost to the point. There’s not a lot of — I want to say there’s not a lot of metaphor to it. I think it’s really relatable and honest. And I love her fashion sense."[166] Tori Amos
Tori Amos
cited Simon as an influence, and often covers "Boys in the Trees" in concert. "I used to listen to this song over and over, wishing I’d wrote it," Amos once said of the track.[167] At the 2012 ASCAP
ASCAP
awards, where Simon received the Founders Award, Natalie Maines stated "I grew up listening to Carly Simon, she was a huge influence on me." Maines then performed "That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be", which she said was one of her favorite Carly Simon songs."[168] Discography[edit] Main article: Carly Simon
Carly Simon
discography

Studio albums[edit]

1971: Carly Simon 1971: Anticipation 1972: No Secrets 1974: Hotcakes 1975: Playing Possum 1976: Another Passenger 1978: Boys in the Trees 1979: Spy 1980: Come Upstairs 1981: Torch 1983: Hello Big Man 1985: Spoiled Girl 1987: Coming Around Again 1990: My Romance 1990: Have You Seen Me Lately 1993: Romulus Hunt: A Family Opera 1994: Letters Never Sent 1997: Film Noir 2000: The Bedroom Tapes 2005: Moonlight Serenade 2007: Into White 2008: This Kind of Love 2009: Never Been Gone

Other albums[edit] Christmas albums

2002: Christmas Is Almost Here 2003: Christmas Is Almost Here
Christmas Is Almost Here
Again

Live albums

1988: Greatest Hits Live

Soundtrack albums

1989: Working Girl 1992: This Is My Life 2003: Piglet's Big Movie 2005: The Best of Pooh and Heffalumps, Too

Compilation albums

1975: The Best of Carly Simon 1995: Clouds in My Coffee 1999: The Very Best of Carly Simon: Nobody Does It Better 2002: Anthology 2004: Reflections: Carly Simon's Greatest Hits 2009: Carly Simon
Carly Simon
Collector's Edition 2011: Original Album Series 2014: Playlist: The Very Best of Carly Simon 2015: Songs From The Trees: A Musical Memoir Collection

Videography[edit]

Concert films[edit]

1987: Live from Martha's Vineyard 1990: Carly in Concert – My Romance 1995: Live at Grand Central 2005: A Moonlight Serenade on the Queen Mary 2

Other appearances[edit]

1971: Taking Off (cameo) 1985: Perfect (cameo) 2004: Little Black Book
Little Black Book
(cameo) 2006: Christa McAuliffe: Reach for the Stars, documentary. Songs by Carly Simon
Carly Simon
[1]

Books[edit]

1989: Amy the Dancing Bear 1990: The Boy of the Bells 1991: The Fisherman's Song 1993: The Nighttime Chauffeur 1997: Midnight Farm 2015: Boys in the Trees: A Memoir

Certifications[edit] The years given are the years the albums and singles were released, and not necessarily the years in which they achieved their peak.

U.S. Billboard Top 10 Albums

1972 – No Secrets (No. 1) 1974 – Hotcakes (No. 3) 1975 – Playing Possum
Playing Possum
(No. 10) 1978 – Boys in the Trees (No. 10) 2005 – Moonlight Serenade (No. 7)

U.S. Billboard Top 10 'Pop' Singles

1971 – "That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be" (No. 10) 1972 – "You're So Vain" (No. 1) 1974 – "Mockingbird" (No. 5) 1977 – "Nobody Does It Better" (No. 2) 1978 – "You Belong to Me" (No. 6)

U.S. Billboard Top 10 'Adult Contemporary' Singles

1971 – "That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be" (No. 6) 1971 – "Anticipation" (No. 3) 1972 – "You're So Vain" (No. 1) 1972 – "The Right Thing To Do" (No. 4) 1974 – "Mockingbird" (No. 10) 1974 – "Haven't Got Time for the Pain" (No. 2) 1977 – "Nobody Does It Better" (No. 1) 1978 – "You Belong to Me" (No. 4) 1980 – "Jesse" (No. 8) 1987 – "Coming Around Again" (No. 5) 1987 – "Give Me All Night" (No. 5) 1987 – "The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of" (No. 8) 1987 – "All I Want Is You" (No. 7) 1990 – "Better Not Tell Her" (No. 4) 2005 – "Let It Snow" (No. 6)

Albums and singles certifications[169][170]

Song title Certification

"You're So Vain" Gold

"Mockingbird" Gold

"Nobody Does It Better" Gold

"Jesse" Gold

Album title Certification

Anticipation Gold

No Secrets Platinum

Hotcakes Gold

The Best Of Carly Simon 3x Platinum

Boys In The Trees Platinum

Coming Around Again Platinum

Greatest Hits Live Platinum

Reflections: Carly Simon's Greatest Hits Gold

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Preceded by Lulu The Man with the Golden Gun, 1974 James Bond
James Bond
title artist The Spy Who Loved Me ("Nobody Does It Better"), 1977 Succeeded by Shirley Bassey Moonraker, 1979

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Carly Simon

Discography

Studio albums

Carly Simon Anticipation No Secrets Hotcakes Playing Possum Another Passenger Boys in the Trees Spy Come Upstairs Torch Hello Big Man Spoiled Girl Coming Around Again My Romance Have You Seen Me Lately This Is My Life Romulus Hunt: A Family Opera Letters Never Sent Film Noir The Bedroom Tapes Moonlight Serenade Into White This Kind of Love Never Been Gone

Compilations

The Best of Carly Simon Greatest Hits Live Clouds in My Coffee The Very Best of Carly Simon: Nobody Does It Better Christmas Is Almost Here Anthology Christmas Is Almost Here
Christmas Is Almost Here
Again Reflections: Carly Simon's Greatest Hits Carly Simon
Carly Simon
Collector's Edition Playlist: The Very Best of Carly Simon Songs From The Trees (A Musical Memoir Collection)

Soundtracks

Working Girl This Is My Life Piglet's Big Movie Pooh's Heffalump Movie

Concerts

Live from Martha's Vineyard Carly in Concert – My Romance Live at Grand Central A Moonlight Serenade on the Queen Mary 2

Singles

"That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be" "Anticipation" "Legend in Your Own Time" "You're So Vain" "The Right Thing to Do" "Mockingbird" "Haven't Got Time for the Pain" "Attitude Dancing" "Waterfall" "It Keeps You Runnin'" "Nobody Does It Better" "You Belong to Me" "Devoted to You" "Vengeance" "Jesse" "Why" "Kissing with Confidence" "You Know What to Do" "Tired of Being Blonde" "My New Boyfriend" "Coming Around Again" "Give Me All Night" "The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of" "All I Want Is You" "Let the River Run" "Better Not Tell Her" "Love of My Life" "Son of a Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You)"

Other songs

"We Have No Secrets" "Night Owl" "You Can Close Your Eyes"

The Simon Sisters

Meet The Simon Sisters Cuddlebug The Simon Sisters Sing the Lobster Quadrille and Other Songs for Children Winkin', Blinkin' and Nod: The Kapp Recordings

Family

Richard L. Simon(father) Andrea Simon(mother) Joanna Simon(sister) Lucy Simon(sister) James Taylor(ex-husband) Ben Taylor(son) Sally Taylor(daughter)

Book

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Academy Award for Best Original Song

1934–1940

"The Continental"

Music: Con Conrad Lyrics: Herb Magidson (1934)

"Lullaby of Broadway"

Music: Harry Warren Lyrics: Al Dubin (1935)

"The Way You Look Tonight"

Music: Jerome Kern Lyrics: Dorothy Fields
Dorothy Fields
(1936)

"Sweet Leilani"

Music and lyrics: Harry Owens
Harry Owens
(1937)

"Thanks for the Memory"

Music: Ralph Rainger Lyrics: Leo Robin (1938)

"Over the Rainbow"

Music: Harold Arlen Lyrics: E. Y. Harburg (1939)

"When You Wish Upon a Star"

Music: Leigh Harline Lyrics: Ned Washington (1940)

1941–1950

"The Last Time I Saw Paris"

Music: Jerome Kern Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
Oscar Hammerstein II
(1941)

"White Christmas"

Music and lyrics: Irving Berlin
Irving Berlin
(1942)

"You'll Never Know"

Music: Harry Warren Lyrics: Mack Gordon
Mack Gordon
(1943)

"Swinging on a Star"

Music: Jimmy Van Heusen Lyrics: Johnny Burke (1944)

"It Might as Well Be Spring"

Music: Richard Rodgers Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
Oscar Hammerstein II
(1945)

"On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe"

Music: Harry Warren Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
Johnny Mercer
(1946)

"Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah"

Music: Allie Wrubel Lyrics: Ray Gilbert (1947)

"Buttons and Bows"

Music: Jay Livingston Lyrics: Ray Evans (1948)

"Baby, It's Cold Outside"

Music and lyrics: Frank Loesser
Frank Loesser
(1949)

"Mona Lisa"

Music and lyrics: Ray Evans and Jay Livingston
Jay Livingston
(1950)

1951–1960

"In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening"

Music: Hoagy Carmichael Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
Johnny Mercer
(1951)

"High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin')"

Music: Dimitri Tiomkin Lyrics: Ned Washington (1952)

"Secret Love"

Music: Sammy Fain Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster (1953)

"Three Coins in the Fountain"

Music: Jule Styne Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
Sammy Cahn
(1954)

"Love Is a Many Splendored Thing"

Music: Sammy Fain Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster (1955)

"Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)"

Music and lyrics: Jay Livingston
Jay Livingston
and Ray Evans (1956)

"All the Way"

Music: Jimmy Van Heusen Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
Sammy Cahn
(1957)

"Gigi"

Music: Frederick Loewe Lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner
Alan Jay Lerner
(1958)

"High Hopes"

Music: Jimmy Van Heusen Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
Sammy Cahn
(1959)

"Never on Sunday"

Music and lyrics: Manos Hatzidakis
Manos Hatzidakis
(1960)

1961–1970

"Moon River"

Music: Henry Mancini Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
Johnny Mercer
(1961)

"Days of Wine and Roses"

Music: Henry Mancini Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
Johnny Mercer
(1962)

"Call Me Irresponsible"

Music: Jimmy Van Heusen Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
Sammy Cahn
(1963)

"Chim Chim Cher-ee"

Music and lyrics: Richard M. Sherman
Richard M. Sherman
and Robert B. Sherman
Robert B. Sherman
(1964)

"The Shadow of Your Smile"

Music: Johnny Mandel Lyrics: Paul Francis Webster (1965)

"Born Free"

Music: John Barry Lyrics: Don Black (1966)

" Talk
Talk
to the Animals"

Music and lyrics: Leslie Bricusse (1967)

"The Windmills of Your Mind"

Music: Michel Legrand Lyrics: Alan and Marilyn Bergman (1968)

"Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head"

Music: Burt Bacharach Lyrics: Hal David
Hal David
(1969)

"For All We Know"

Music: Fred Karlin Lyrics: Robb Royer
Robb Royer
and Jimmy Griffin (1970)

1971–1980

"Theme from Shaft"

Music and lyrics: Isaac Hayes
Isaac Hayes
(1971)

"The Morning After"

Music and lyrics: Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn (1972)

"The Way We Were"

Music: Marvin Hamlisch Lyrics: Alan and Marilyn Bergman (1973)

"We May Never Love Like This Again"

Music and lyrics: Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn (1974)

"I'm Easy"

Music and lyrics: Keith Carradine
Keith Carradine
(1975)

"Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born)"

Music: Barbra Streisand Lyrics: Paul Williams (1976)

"You Light Up My Life"

Music and lyrics: Joseph Brooks (1977)

"Last Dance"

Music and lyrics: Paul Jabara
Paul Jabara
(1978)

"It Goes Like It Goes"

Music: David Shire Lyrics: Norman Gimbel (1979)

"Fame"

Music: Michael Gore Lyrics: Dean Pitchford (1980)

1981–1990

"Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)"

Music and lyrics: Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, Christopher Cross and Peter Allen (1981)

"Up Where We Belong"

Music: Jack Nitzsche
Jack Nitzsche
and Buffy Sainte-Marie Lyrics: Will Jennings (1982)

"Flashdance... What a Feeling"

Music: Giorgio Moroder Lyrics: Keith Forsey and Irene Cara (1983)

"I Just Called to Say I Love You"

Music and lyrics: Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
(1984)

"Say You, Say Me"

Music and lyrics: Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie
(1985)

"Take My Breath Away"

Music: Giorgio Moroder Lyrics: Tom Whitlock (1986)

"(I've Had) The Time of My Life"

Music: Franke Previte, John DeNicola and Donald Markowitz Lyrics: Franke Previte (1987)

"Let the River Run"

Music and lyrics: Carly Simon
Carly Simon
(1988)

"Under the Sea"

Music: Alan Menken Lyrics: Howard Ashman (1989)

"Sooner or Later (I Always Get My Man)"

Music and lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
Stephen Sondheim
(1990)

1991–2000

"Beauty and the Beast"

Music: Alan Menken Lyrics: Howard Ashman (1991)

"A Whole New World"

Music: Alan Menken Lyrics: Tim Rice
Tim Rice
(1992)

"Streets of Philadelphia"

Music and lyrics: Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen
(1993)

"Can You Feel the Love Tonight"

Music: Elton John Lyrics: Tim Rice
Tim Rice
(1994)

"Colors of the Wind"

Music: Alan Menken Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz (1995)

"You Must Love Me"

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Tim Rice
Tim Rice
(1996)

"My Heart Will Go On"

Music: James Horner Lyrics: Will Jennings (1997)

"When You Believe"

Music and lyrics: Stephen Schwartz (1998)

"You'll Be in My Heart"

Music and lyrics: Phil Collins
Phil Collins
(1999)

"Things Have Changed"

Music and lyrics: Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
(2000)

2001–2010

"If I Didn't Have You (Disney song)"

Music and lyrics: Randy Newman
Randy Newman
(2001)

"Lose Yourself"

Music: Eminem, Jeff Bass and Luis Resto Lyrics: Eminem
Eminem
(2002)

"Into the West"

Music and lyrics: Fran Walsh, Howard Shore
Howard Shore
and Annie Lennox
Annie Lennox
(2003)

"Al otro lado del río"

Music and lyrics: Jorge Drexler
Jorge Drexler
(2004)

"It's Hard out Here for a Pimp"

Music and lyrics: Juicy J, Frayser Boy and DJ Paul
DJ Paul
(2005)

"I Need to Wake Up"

Music and lyrics: Melissa Etheridge
Melissa Etheridge
(2006)

"Falling Slowly"

Music and lyrics: Glen Hansard
Glen Hansard
and Markéta Irglová
Markéta Irglová
(2007)

"Jai Ho"

Music: A. R. Rahman Lyrics: Gulzar
Gulzar
(2008)

"The Weary Kind"

Music and lyrics: Ryan Bingham
Ryan Bingham
and T Bone Burnett
T Bone Burnett
(2009)

"We Belong Together"

Music and lyrics: Randy Newman
Randy Newman
(2010)

2011–present

"Man or Muppet"

Music and lyrics: Bret McKenzie
Bret McKenzie
(2011)

"Skyfall"

Music and lyrics: Adele
Adele
Adkins and Paul Epworth (2012)

"Let It Go"

Music and lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
Robert Lopez
(2013)

"Glory"

Music and lyrics: John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn (2014)

"Writing's on the Wall"

Music and lyrics: James Napier and Sam Smith (2015)

"City of Stars"

Music: Justin Hurwitz Lyrics: Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (2016)

"Remember Me"

Music and lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
Robert Lopez
(2017)

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Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Original Song

1960s

"Town Without Pity" Lyrics by Ned Washington, Music by Dimitri Tiomkin (1961) "Circus World" Lyrics by Ned Washington, Music by Dimitri Tiomkin (1964) "Forget Domani" Lyrics by Norman Newell, Music by Riz Ortolani
Riz Ortolani
(1965) "Strangers in the Night" Lyrics by Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder, Music by Bert Kaempfert
Bert Kaempfert
(1966) "If Ever I Would Leave You" Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe (1967) "The Windmills of Your Mind" Lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Music by Michel Legrand (1968) "Jean" Music & Lyrics by Rod McKuen
Rod McKuen
(1969)

1970s

"Whistling Away the Dark" Lyrics by Johnny Mercer, Music by Henry Mancini (1970) "Life Is What You Make It" Lyrics by Johnny Mercer, Music by Marvin Hamlisch (1971) "Ben" Lyrics by Don Black, Music by Walter Scharf (1972) "The Way We Were" Lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Music by Marvin Hamlisch (1973) "I Feel Love" Lyrics by Betty Box, Music by Euel Box (1974) "I'm Easy" Music & Lyrics by Keith Carradine
Keith Carradine
(1975) "Evergreen" Lyrics by Paul Williams, Music by Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand
(1976) "You Light Up My Life" Music & Lyrics by Joseph Brooks (1977) "Last Dance" Music & Lyrics by Paul Jabara
Paul Jabara
(1978) "The Rose" Music & Lyrics by Amanda McBroom
Amanda McBroom
(1979)

1980s

"Fame" Lyrics by Dean Pitchford, Music by Michael Gore (1980) "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" Music & Lyrics by Peter Allen, Burt Bacharach, Christopher Cross, & Carole Bayer Sager (1981) "Up Where We Belong" Lyrics by Wilbur Jennings, Music by Jack Nitzsche & Buffy Sainte-Marie
Buffy Sainte-Marie
(1982) "Flashdance... What a Feeling" Lyrics by Irene Cara, Keith Forsey, Music by Giorgio Moroder
Giorgio Moroder
(1983) "I Just Called to Say I Love You" Music & Lyrics by Stevie Wonder (1984) "Say You, Say Me" Music & Lyrics by Lionel Richie
Lionel Richie
(1985) "Take My Breath Away" Lyrics by Tom Whitlock, Music by Giorgio Moroder (1986) "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" Lyrics by Franke Previte, Music by John DeNicola & Donald Markowitz (1987) "Let the River Run" Music & Lyrics by Carly Simon/"Two Hearts" Lyrics by Phil Collins, Music by Lamont Dozier
Lamont Dozier
(1988) "Under the Sea" Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Music by Alan Menken
Alan Menken
(1989)

1990s

"Blaze of Glory" Music & Lyrics by Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi
(1990) "Beauty and the Beast" Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Music by Alan Menken (1991) "A Whole New World" Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Alan Menken
Alan Menken
(1992) "Streets of Philadelphia" Music & Lyrics by Bruce Springsteen (1993) "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Elton John (1994) "Colors of the Wind" Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Music by Alan Menken (1995) "You Must Love Me" Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber (1996) "My Heart Will Go On" Lyrics by Wilbur Jennings, Music by James Horner (1997) "The Prayer" Music & Lyrics by David Foster, Tony Renis, Carole Bayer Sager, Alberto Testa (1998) "You'll Be in My Heart" Music & Lyrics by Phil Collins
Phil Collins
(1999)

2000s

"Things Have Changed" Music and lyrics by Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
(2000) "Until..." Music and lyrics by Sting (2001) "The Hands That Built America" Music and lyrics by Bono, Adam Clayton, The Edge
The Edge
& Larry Mullen Jr.
Larry Mullen Jr.
(2002) "Into the West" Music and lyrics by Annie Lennox, Howard Shore
Howard Shore
& Frances Walsh (2003) "Old Habits Die Hard" Music and lyrics by Mick Jagger
Mick Jagger
& David A. Stewart (2004) "A Love That Will Never Grow Old" Lyrics by Bernie Taupin, Music by Gustavo Santaolalla
Gustavo Santaolalla
(2005) "The Song of the Heart" Music and lyrics by Prince Rogers Nelson (2006) "Guaranteed" Music and lyrics by Eddie Vedder
Eddie Vedder
(2007) "The Wrestler" Music and lyrics by Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen
(2008) "The Weary Kind" Music and lyrics by Ryan Bingham
Ryan Bingham
& T Bone Burnett (2009)

2010s

"You Haven't Seen the Last of Me" Music & Lyrics by Diane Warren (2010) "Masterpiece" Music & Lyrics by Madonna, Julie Frost and Jimmy Harry (2011) "Skyfall" by Adele
Adele
Adkins and Paul Epworth (2012) "Ordinary Love" by U2 and Danger Mouse (2013) "Glory" by Common and John Legend
John Legend
(2014) "Writing's on the Wall" by Sam Smith and Jimmy Napes (2015) "City of Stars" by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (2016) "This Is Me" by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (2017)

Complete List (1960s) (1970s) (1980s) (1990s) (2000s) (2010s)

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Grammy Award
Grammy Award
for Best New Artist

Bobby Darin
Bobby Darin
(1960) Bob Newhart
Bob Newhart
(1961) Peter Nero
Peter Nero
(1962) Robert Goulet
Robert Goulet
(1963) The Swingle Singers
The Swingle Singers
(1964) The Beatles
The Beatles
(1965) Tom Jones (1966) No award given (1967) Bobbie Gentry
Bobbie Gentry
(1968) José Feliciano
José Feliciano
(1969) Crosby, Stills & Nash (1970) The Carpenters
The Carpenters
(1971) Carly Simon
Carly Simon
(1972) America (1973) Bette Midler
Bette Midler
(1974) Marvin Hamlisch
Marvin Hamlisch
(1975) Natalie Cole
Natalie Cole
(1976) Starland Vocal Band
Starland Vocal Band
(1977) Debby Boone (1978) A Taste of Honey (1979) Rickie Lee Jones
Rickie Lee Jones
(1980) Christopher Cross
Christopher Cross
(1981) Sheena Easton
Sheena Easton
(1982) Men at Work
Men at Work
(1983) Culture Club
Culture Club
(1984) Cyndi Lauper
Cyndi Lauper
(1985) Sade (1986) Bruce Hornsby
Bruce Hornsby
and the Range (1987) Jody Watley
Jody Watley
(1988) Tracy Chapman
Tracy Chapman
(1989) Milli Vanilli
Milli Vanilli
(1990; withdrawn) Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey
(1991) Marc Cohn
Marc Cohn
(1992) Arrested Development (1993) Toni Braxton
Toni Braxton
(1994) Sheryl Crow
Sheryl Crow
(1995) Hootie & the Blowfish (1996) LeAnn Rimes
LeAnn Rimes
(1997) Paula Cole
Paula Cole
(1998) Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill
(1999) Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera
(2000) Shelby Lynne
Shelby Lynne
(2001) Alicia Keys
Alicia Keys
(2002) Norah Jones
Norah Jones
(2003) Evanescence (2004) Maroon 5
Maroon 5
(2005) John Legend
John Legend
(2006) Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood
(2007) Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse
(2008) Adele
Adele
(2009) Zac Brown Band
Zac Brown Band
(2010) Esperanza Spalding
Esperanza Spalding
(2011) Bon Iver
Bon Iver
(2012) Fun (2013) Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (2014) Sam Smith (2015) Meghan Trainor
Meghan Trainor
(2016) Chance the Rapper
Chance the Rapper
(2017) Alessia Cara
Alessia Cara
(2018)

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