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Artist: Carly Simon
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Format: CD
Sku: 60078045
UPC: 075596086523
UPC 14: 00075596086523
Release Date: 4/11/1989
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. After The Storm ~ Carly Simon
2. Love Out In The Street ~ Carly Simon
3. Look Me In The Eyes ~ Carly Simon
4. More And More ~ Carly Simon
5. Slave ~ Carly Simon
6. Attitude Dancing ~ Carly Simon
7. Sons Of Summer ~ Carly Simon
8. Waterfall ~ Carly Simon
9. Are You Ticklish ~ Carly Simon
10. Playing Possum ~ Carly Simon
 

Album Notes and Credits


Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Personnel: Carly Simon (vocals, guitar, acoustic guitar, piano, background vocals); James Taylor (vocals, guitar, acoustic guitar, background vocals); Carolyn Willis, Clydie King, Abigale Haness, Julia Tillman Waters, Rodney Richmond, Ken Moore, Maxine Willard Waters, Rita Coolidge, Vini Poncia, Carole King (vocals, background vocals); Liza Strike (vocals); Lee Ritenour (guitar, electric guitar, mandolin); Dr. John (guitar, piano, keyboards); Andrew Gold (guitar, drums, tambourine); Jeff Baxter, Alvin Robinson (guitar); Lon Van Eaton (sitar, flute, clarinet); Lon & Derrek Van Eaton (sitar, synthesizer); Derrek Van Eaton (fiddle, flute); Tommy Morgan (harmonica); Trevor Lawrence (saxophone, alto saxophone); Billy Mernit (piano); James Newton Howard (electric piano, keyboards, synthesizer, ARP synthesizer); Andy Newmark (drums, percussion); Ivy Cottler, Jim Gordon , Leland Sklar, Ringo Starr, Russ Kunkel, Irving Cottler (drums); Eddie Bango, Eddie Bongo (congas); Richard Perry (tambourine); Alan Estes, Fred Staehle, Emil Richards (percussion); Kenny Moore, Julia Tillman (background vocals).
Muze PNote Audio Remixers: Norm Kinney; Bill Schnee.
Muze PNote Recording information: Sound Labs, Inc.
Muze PNote Photographer: Norman Seeff.
Muze PNote Unknown Contributor Role: Lon Van Eaton.
Muze PNote Arrangers: Paul Riser; Carly Simon.
Muze PNote From the see-through skirt on the cover photo of 1971's ANTICIPATION onwards, Carly Simon has never minded showing off her body. However, the cover shot for 1975's PLAYING POSSUM--a photo to which the only possible response is "yowza"--is so provocative that in many folks' minds, it's eclipsed the album itself. This seems to have happened even to Simon--her three-disc career compilation CLOUDS IN MY COFFEE includes nothing from this hit album.
Muze PNote Simon's last album to be produced by mid-'70s hitmaker Richard Perry, PLAYING POSSUM does show why she chose to go into a new, more sonically adventurous direction with her next album, ANOTHER PASSENGER. It's not that PLAYING POSSUM is dull--the single "Attitude Dancing" is a minor gem, slight but awfully fun, as is "Are You Ticklish?"--just that Simon occasionally sounds as if she feels somewhat hemmed-in by Perry's arrangements. Regardless, this is terrific, underrated '70s pop.

Producer: Richard Perry

Engineer: Schnee; Kinney; Berliner; Andrew Berliner; Norm Kinney; Bill Schnee

Musical Guests
Muze Guest Artist James Taylor
Muze Guest Artist Dr. John
Muze Guest Artist Ringo Starr
Muze Guest Artist Rita Coolidge
Muze Guest Artist Carole King
Muze Guest Artist Andrew Gold

Compilation Appearances

Muze Music Compilations In Harmony
Muze Music Compilations Duets
Muze Music Compilations Sleepless In Seattle
Muze Music Compilations Gorilla
Muze Music Compilations Carolina Day-1970-1980 Livings
Muze Music Compilations 1970's Americas Top 10
Muze Music Compilations All For You (Explicit Version) (Bonus Tracks)
Muze Music Compilations Casey Kasem Presents: America's Top 10 Through The Years: 70s
Muze Music Compilations Singers And Songwriters Christmas Son
Muze Music Compilations Society Of Singers Presents: great Vo
Muze Music Compilations Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason
Muze Music Compilations Timeless-Great Romant0905
Muze Music Compilations Duets & Duets Ii:90th Birthday
Muze Music Compilations Midnight Clear
Muze Music Compilations Every Child Deserves A Lifetime:songs
Muze Music Compilations Billboard 1970'S Top 40 Karaoke Box S
Muze Music Compilations In The Music
Muze Music Compilations Singers Songwriters
Muze Music Compilations Chimes Of Freedom:songs Of Bob Dylan
Muze Music Compilations Singers Songwriters:1974-1975

Associated Artists and Works

Mcgregor, Ewan
Original Soundtrack
Simon, Lucy

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 04/11/1989
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 1975
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 1033
Music Label Name Label : Elektra (Label)
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : AAD
Music UPC UPC : 00075596086523

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