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To: laweeks

Now that we’ve put that behind us, who was “... so vain ...”?


4 posted on 02/06/2013 7:22:36 AM PST by meatloaf (Support Senate S 1863 & House Bill 1380 to eliminate oil slavery.)
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To: meatloaf
Now that we’ve put that behind us, who was “... so vain ...”?

Carly's record producer.

6 posted on 02/06/2013 7:28:59 AM PST by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: meatloaf

I heard it was Mick Jagger.


8 posted on 02/06/2013 7:30:56 AM PST by Mercat (Never laugh at live dragons)
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Now that we’ve put that behind us, who was “... so vain ...”?

Supposedly, it was Shirley McClain's brother, whatzhizname.

17 posted on 02/06/2013 7:40:55 AM PST by laweeks
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To: meatloaf
Now that we’ve put that behind us, who was “... so vain ...”?

Dunno, but he probably thinks the song is about him.

34 posted on 02/06/2013 8:06:27 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers ("I'm not anti-anything, I just wanna be free." - Mike Muir)
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To: meatloaf

RE: Now that we’ve put that behind us, who was “... so vain ...”?

We now know who Carly Simon was referring to.

From Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You’re_So_Vain

A representative for Simon confirmed that the name whispered during the song is “David”.

Multiple media outlets quickly reported that the subject was actually Simon’s former boss at Elektra, David Geffen, and that the song had been inspired by her jealousy of the attention Geffen had lavished on label-mate Joni Mitchell.

The following day, Jim Hart, Simon’s ex-husband and close friend, denied that the song was about Geffen.

Simon’s publicist confirmed that the song was not about Geffen, but that there was indeed “a David who is connected to the song in some way, shape, or form,” and Simon noted that when she first wrote the song in 1971, she hadn’t even met David Geffen yet.

Vanity Fair noted that in addition to “David”, “Warren” and an unintelligible name are whispered during the recording, revealing it was at least partially influenced by him all along.

Having said that, can someone trace who the mysterious ELEANOR RIGBY was?

Journalists have been pestering Paul and Ringo ( the last two living Beatles ), but they refused to give them an answer.


42 posted on 02/06/2013 8:22:23 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: meatloaf

And given your screen name, what was that one thing he wouldn’t do?


57 posted on 02/06/2013 9:40:24 AM PST by Mercat (Never laugh at live dragons)
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