Happy birthday …
Sweet Baby James releases Gorilla on May 1, 1975 …
Carly releases her fourth on January 11, 1974 …
Carly Simon releases her signature album on November 28, 1972. “You’re So Vain” is #72 on Billboard’s Greatest Songs of All Time.
The line-up of artists who appeared on the album is amazing:
Billy Payne ~ Hammond organ
Nicky Hopkins ~ piano
Lowell George ~ slide guitar
Jim Gordon ~ drums
Bobby Keys ~ sax
Mick Jagger ~ vocals
James Taylor ~ vocals
Bonnie Bramlett ~ vocals
Linda McCartney ~ vocals
Paul McCartney ~ vocals
Oh, and speaking from the point of view of a 16 year old at the time, it’s also one of the seminal album covers in rock history.
Carly. Hotcakes. January 11, 1974.