American singer-songwriters Carly Simon and James Taylor recorded a remake of "Mockingbird" in the autumn of 1973, and the track was released as the lead single from Simon's fourth studio album Hotcakes in 1974. It was Taylor's idea to remake "Mockingbird", which he knew from a live performance by Inez and Charlie Foxx at the Apollo Theater in 1965, and which song Taylor and his sister Kate Taylor had often sung for fun as teenagers.
Hotcakes is singer-songwriter Carly Simon's fourth studio album. Released in 1974, it became one of her biggest selling albums. The album featured the major hits "Mockingbird", a duet with her then-husband James Taylor (a cover of a 1963 hit for Inez and Charlie Foxx), and "Haven't Got Time for the Pain". Recorded during her pregnancy with her first child, many of the album's songs reflected Simon's upbeat mood during this period.
Artist: James Taylor. Album: The Best of Carly Simon, 1975. carlysimon Filmed for the MUSE No Nukes concerts in NYC in 1979.
Carly Simon is the debut studio album by singer-songwriter Carly Simon, released in February 1971 by Elektra Records. The album was produced by Eddie Kramer, who had previously worked with Joe Cocker and Jimi Hendrix.
Vocals: Carly Simon and James Taylor Piano & Organ: Dr. John Electric Lead Guitar: Robbie Robertson Drums: Jim Keltner Bass: Klaus Voormann Baritone Sax: Bobby Keys Electric Rhythm Guitar: Jimmy Ryan Tenor Sax: Michael Brecker Percussion: Raplh McDonald.
Carly Simon was among the pop royalty of the singer/songwriter era of the early '70s. This album collects her most popular songs of the first five years of her solo career. Opening with the powerful "That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be," for which Simon received the 1971 Best New Artist Grammy Award, it includes four tunes from the classic No Secrets album, including the number one hit "You're So Vain.
Written-By – I. & C. Fox*
Arranged By [Strings And Woodwinds], Conductor – Paul BuckmasterWritten-By – Simon*
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|ELK 12134||Carly Simon & James Taylor||Carly Simon & James Taylor - Mockingbird (7", Single)||Suzy, Elektra||ELK 12134||Yugoslavia||1974|
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|EKS 633||Carly Simon||Mockingbird (7", Single)||Elektra||EKS 633||South Africa||1974|