Carly Simon

Topics: Carly Simon, Itsy Bitsy Spider, James Taylor Pages: 4 (1120 words) Published: August 26, 2013
I was 15 when I heard Carly Simon for the first time, I had listened to music on the radio of course, even been to a couple of concerts. Heck I had went to see Three Dog Night the summer before, but that summer I was staying with my sister here in Sedalia, I thought I was a long way from home being I was all the way from Kansas City, Kansas. Until that summer I had never really stopped and really listened to the words.

I was killing time waiting for my sister to get home from work and set down at her stereo and started going through her record collection, when I came across about 5 or 6 of Carly Simon albums, wondering why she had so many of one artist, decided to listen and proceeded to go through every one of the Carly albums she had. I have been a fan ever since.

Carl Simon was born to an upper class family from New York; her father was a co-founder of the Simon & Schuster publishing company. Was the youngest three children and got her start in a club band with her sister Lucy called the Simon Sisters. In 1964 they released a chart single Wynken, Blinken and Nod (Ruhlam).This lasted just a short while and Carly left the duo to go to the south of France with her boyfriend where she had the first of many nervous breakdowns.Ruhlam, W. (n.d.). www.allmusic.com/carly simon/. Retrieved October #, 2012, from All Msic by Rovi. Simon, C. (n.d.). Carly Simon the Officail Web Page. Retrieved from Carly Simon Official Website - Biography / Awards:. unknown. (n.d.). Billboard:. Retrieved from ttp://www.billboard.com/charts/hot-100#/song/carly-simon/that-s-the-way-i-ve-always-heard-it-should/1451694. (Simon).

In 1971 Carly Simon made her debut album simply called Carly Simon, That’s the Way I Always Heard it Should Be the lead off song on the album, earned her the very first Grammy of which she would go on to receive over 48 nominations and or wins. (Billboard:) This song stayed on the charts for 17 weeks.

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Cited: Ruhlam, W. (n.d.). www.allmusic.com/carly simon/. Retrieved October #, 2012, from All Msic by Rovi.

Release Date: November 28, 1972
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