Carly Simon Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

13th November 2015

Fact: Singer/songwriter Carly Simon has recorded a holidays tune with her son. I Can't Thank You Enough features the You're So Vain singer duetting with Ben Taylor. The Thanksgiving-themed track is one of two previously unreleased songs on Simon’s upcoming compilation, Songs From the Trees (A Musical Memoir Collection). Ben is Carly's son from her marriage to James Taylor.

21st November 2014

Quote: "I could never spend enough time with Mike. His philosophies of life were truly brilliant, amusing and filled with warmth and an original take on people and love. He gave me the biggest break by asking me to score the movie Heartburn and after that, Working Girl and Postcards From the Edge. He gave all he had." Singer Carly Simon pays tribute to filmmaker Mike Nichols, who died after suffering a cardiac arrest on Wednesday (19Nov14).

20th November 2013

Fact: Singer Carly Simon has sold her two-bedroom apartment in New York City for close to its $2.3 million (£1.5 million) asking price.

30th July 2013

Quote: "It was just so wonderful that I just wanna do it again. She was so great and she really led me through my own song." Carly Simon loved performing her break-up anthem You're So Vain onstage with Taylor Swift in Massachusetts on Saturday night (27Jul13).

19th April 2012

Quote: "He helped me onto a bus once that I couldn't quite get my foot up to it (sic). And he helped me up. I said, 'Thank you so much.' I didn't get a look at his face right away. And it turned out to be Dick Clark. This was in 1995." Carly Simon recalls a chance encounter with the beloved U.S. host, who died on Wednesday (18Apr12).

19th April 2012

Quote: "I'm trying to spend the rest of the year getting completed with the book. I'm not sure how I'll sell it, either as a memoir or an autobiography. I have an agent. It seems like everyone is writing memoirs or everyone in the music business is. Hopefully, by the time mine comes it will have died down." Singer/songwriter Carly Simon is penning her life story.

3rd May 2010

Quote: "I never really thought about it until I was on the Today show recently, and I had a 103-degree temperature. I was completely out of it, but I realised, why don't I have a video for You're So Vain?" Carly Simon decided to make a promo for her classic 1972 track after falling ill with a fever.

11th March 2010

Quote: "I always think I haven't thanked Mick enough for singing on YOU'RE SO VAIN. I don't think it would have been the hit it was without Mick's voice." Carly Simon praises ROLLING STONE rocker SIR Mick Jagger for contributing to her hit song.

2nd November 2009

Quote: "Everyone in the '70s was stoned in order to get onstage, but I was afraid of drugs... Now I've grown to love them." Singer Carly Simon is more open to experimenting with drugs since her days as an up-and-coming singer.

17th January 2007

Quote: "The first four hours after being diagnosed were hell... and then, after that, I just got my armies together, my inner soldiers." Carly Simon on how she battled breast cancer.

19th January 2006

Fact: <p>Revered US newscaster Walter Kronkite has found love at 89 - the retired broadcaster in reportedly dating Carly Simon's sister JOANNA. </p>

27th November 2005

Fact: <p>Carly Simon owns a sheep, a donkey and a horse on her small farm in Martha's Vineyard, Connecticut. </p>

26th November 2005

Fact: <p>Carly Simon chose MOONLIGHT SERENADE as the title of her new standards album because the GLENN MILLER big band instrumental anthem originally featured lyrics written by her uncle. </p>

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