Is this song about you? 78



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“You’re So Vain”, written by Carly Simon, depicts the profile of a self-absorbed lover whose identity has long been a matter of speculation.

Released in 1972 this song ranked at #92 on Billboard’s Greatest Songs of All-Time and was voted #216 in RIAA’s Songs of the Century.

The song remains Simon’s biggest hit and is considered her signature song.

Have a listen to Carly Simon’s ‘You’re so Vain’ and let us know if you have any memories attached to this song!

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  1. Yes – about the time it came out I split with someone who I thought was the love of my life and every time I hear it I am reminded of him. Haven’t seen him since!

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