Skip directly to content

Carly Simon

Geneva's picture

Carly Simon : Biography

on November 14, 2010 - 12:00am

Carly Simon was born into a successful publishing family in New York City.  She first performed and recorded with her sister Lucy as The Simon Sisters. When Lucy married, they stopped performing together, and Carly began writing her own songs.  When her debut album, Carly Simon, was released in 1971, the era of new singer-songwriters was unfolding. Her well-bred voice and sophistication were the perfect combination to convey the subtle sense of “relationships” inherent in her writing.

Holzman chose “That’s The Way I’ve Always Heard It Should Be” as the first single, which become a