Carly Simon - Sondz

Overview

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 U.S. hits include "Anticipation" (No. 13), "Haven't Got Time for the Pain" (No. 14), "You Belong to Me" (No. 6), "Coming Around Again" (No. 18), and her four Gold-certified singles "You're So Vain" (No. 1), "Mockingbird" (No. 5, a duet with James Taylor), "Nobody Does It Better" (No. 2) from the 1977 James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me, and "Jesse" (No. 11). She has authored five children's books, as well as two memoirs.

After a brief stint with her sister Lucy Simon as 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" (No. 10). Her second album,

Facts

Born25/6/1945 (Age: 75), in The Bronx
AreaUnited States
Years active56
StatusActive
Married toJames Taylor (1972-1983)
Sibling(s)Joanna Simon
Child(ren)Sally TaylorBen Taylor
Role(s)Producer
Label(s)ElektraAristaRhinoBMG Direct Marketing, Inc.Warner Bros. RecordsMobile Fidelity Sound LabMirageColumbiaweaPhilips