|Artist: Carly Simon|
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A native New Yorker, Carly Simon was introduced to music at an early age. She began her career singing with her sister Lucy as the Simon Sisters. Carly Simon's self-titled debut album, released on Elektra Records in 1971, introduced the world to the confessional singer, songwriter spawning her first hit "That's the Way I Always Heard it Should Be." One year later she earned her first Grammy Award and opened doors for future female singer, songwriters for years to come. Her experiences in life, love and motherhood have resonated with fans, translating into timeless classics. Carly Simon remains one of music's most influential and cherished performers, with an indelible impact on popular music. With a career now spanning four decades, she continues to flourish currently working on new music.
|Reflections Carly Simon's Greatest Hits is the most comprehensive single-CD collection ever released by legendary singer/songwriter Carly Simon.|
With a generous 20 tracks and more than 75 minutes of music, the collection boasts every one of Carly Simon's hits to top the Billboard Adult Contemporary and Hot 100 charts, including "Anticipation," "You're So Vain," "That's the Way I Always Heard it Should Be," and "Haven't Got Time for the Pain." In addition, Carly Simon's most beloved songs from film are part of Reflections Carly Simon's Greatest Hits, including "Nobody Does It Better" from the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me, "Love of My Life" from the film This is My Life and "Let the River Run," the Academy award winning song from the film Working Girl.
Reflections Carly Simon's Greatest Hits is the culmination of her illustrious career. The most comprehensive single-CD collection of Carly Simon hits to ever be released, this album is an absolute must for any true Carly Simon enthusiast.
Album Notes and Credits
Notes & Personnel Info
|Personnel: Carly Simon (vocals, whistling, guitar, acoustic guitar, piano, electric piano, keyboards, synthesizer, drum programming); Carly Simon (whistle, programming); Sally Taylor (vocals); Jimmy Ryan (guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, ukulele, electric bass, background vocals); Hugh McCracken, Dirk Ziff, Stuart Kimball (guitar); Pete Hewlett (acoustic guitar, background vocals); John McCurry, Peter Calo, Mike Egan (acoustic guitar); Chris Rae, Cornell Dupree, Laurence Juber , Robbie Robertson (electric guitar); Sid McGinnis (slide guitar, background vocals); Jay Berliner (Spanish guitar); Mindy Jostyn (violin); Charles McCracken (cello); Bobby Keys (baritone saxophone); Teese Gohl (piano, keyboards, synthesizer); Rob Mounsey (piano, keyboard bass); Don Grolnick, Mick Rossi , Paul Glanz, Paul Griffin (piano); Robbie Kilgore (keyboards, bass synthesizer); Andy Goldmark (keyboards, drum programming); Peter-John Vettese, Bill Payne (keyboards); Will Lee (bass instrument, background vocals); Russ Kunkel (drums, drum programming); Barry DeSouza, Robin Gould, Jimmy Johnson, Jr. , Jim Gordon , Jim Keltner, Mickey Curry, Rick Marotta (drums); Ray Cooper (congas); Jimmy Bralower (percussion, drum programming); Jamey Haddad, Richard Perry, Jimmy Maelen (percussion); Frank Filipetti (drum programming); Gordon Grody, Vicki Brown, Terri Homberg, Frank Simms, Hugh Taylor, Gail Boggs, Kurt Yahjian, James Taylor , Kacey Cisyk, Lani Groves, Liza Strike, Lucy Simon , Alex Taylor, Marc Cohn, Paul Samwell-Smith, Vaneese Thomas, Tasha Thomas, Vivian Cherry, Frank Floyd, Carl Hall (background vocals); Eric Gale (electric guitar); David Sanborn (alto saxophone); Michael Brecker (tenor saxophone); Dr. John (piano, organ); Richard Tee (electric piano); Andy Newmark (drums, congas, percussion); Steve Gadd (drums); Ralph MacDonald (percussion); Roberta Flack (background vocals).|
|Audio Mixers: Chris Lord-Alge; Ed Cherney ; Frank Filipetti; Lewis Hahn; Scott Litt; Tom Lord-Alge.|
|Audio Remasterers: Dan Hersch; Bill Inglot.|
|Liner Note Author: Stephen Allen Davis.|
|Recording information: A&R Studios, New York, NY; AIR Recording Studios, London, England; Atlantic Studios, New York, NY; BMG Studios, New York, NY; Bumble Hill Studio; Cadiloon Sound, Pawling, NY; Electric Lady Studios, New York, NY; Flying Monkey Studio, New York, NY; Morgan Studios, North London, England; National Edison Recording Studios, New York, NY; Parr Audio, Martha's Vineyard, MA; Power Station, New York, NY; Producers Workshop, Hollywood, CA; Right Track Recording, New York, NY; Room With A View, New York, NY; Sound on Sound Studios, New York, NY; Studio 55, Hollywood, CA; The Hit Factory, New York, NY; Trident Studios, London, England; Unique Recording, New York, NY.|
|Editor: Barry Hammond.|
|Photographers: Ed Caraeff; M.J. Delekta; Greg Gorman; Bob Gothard; Jack Robinson; Peter Simon.|
|You know that tattered old Carly Simon best-of album that's been sitting in your older sister's record collection for decades? It's been firmly supplanted. While the two-disc ANTHOLOGY on Rhino is the most comprehensive Simon collection, for a single-disc retrospective, you can't do better than this. Obviously, the expected staples are all present and accounted for, from the breathlessly innocent "That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be" to the sassy, notoriously inscrutable "You're So Vain." Expanding on the aforementioned 1975 compilation, though, REFLECTIONS goes on to include the slinky Michael McDonald co-write "You Belong to Me," the synth-flecked '80s hit "Coming Around Again," and much more. For a thumbnail sketch of this beloved singer-songwriter's work, REFLECTIONS is the definitive article.|
Producer: Carly Simon; Paul Samwell-Smith; Richard Perry; Arif Mardin; Mike Mainieri; Eddie Kramer; Don Was; Frank Filipetti; George Massenburg; John Boylan; Rob Mounsey; Russ Kunkel; Bill Payne; Eddie Kramer; Paul Samwell-Smith; Richard Perry; Arif Mardin; Mike Ma
Engineer: Eddie Kramer; Chris Lord-Alge; Gary Chester; James P. Nichols; Don Was; Jay Militscher; Frank Filipetti; Eddie Palmer; Bill Miranda; Chris Lannon; Harry Maslin; Jim Parr; Lew Hahn; Mark S. Berry; Mike Bobak; Robin Geoffrey Cable; Scott Litt; Tim Leitner;
Bob Dylan | Bobby Darin | Carole King | Diana Ross | Dusty Springfield | George Gershwin | Petula Clark | Rodgers & Hart | Simon & Garfunkel | The Beatles | The Lovin' Spoonful
Art Garfunkel | Barbra Streisand | Bette Midler | Bonnie Raitt | Carole King | Cat Stevens | Dusty Springfield | Eagles | Evie Sands | Harry Nilsson | Helen Reddy | Jackie DeShannon | Jackson Browne | James Taylor (Soft Rock) | Jennifer Warnes | John Denver | Joni Mitchell | Laura Nyro | Linda Ronstadt | Lori Lieberman | Marie Osmond | Melanie | Minnie Riperton | Neil Diamond | Paul Simon | Phoebe Snow | Simon & Garfunkel | Susan Anton | Valerie Carter | Wendy Waldman (Songwriter)
Associated Artists and Works
|Release Date : 05/04/2004|
|Original Release Date : 2004|
|Catalog ID : 59429|
|Label : BMG Heritage|
|Number of Discs : 1|
|Studio/Live : Studio|
|Mono/Stereo : Stereo|
|SPAR Code : n/a|
|UPC : 00828765942928|