You're So Vain

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Simon Finally Reveals Subject of 2nd Verse of 'You're So Vain'

Wait, the song is about more than one guy?!

(Newser) - Carly Simon has finally revealed the subject of "You're So Vain" ... sort of. "I have confirmed that the second verse is Warren [Beatty]," Simon, now 70, tells People in an interview to promote the memoir she's releasing later this month. When asked whether Beatty knows... More »

10 Songs That Are Secretly About Other Celebs

But sorry, still no word on 'You're So Vain' subject

(Newser) - Ever wondered who Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain” is really about? Join the club . Fortunately, there are at least nine other songs “secretly” written about someone famous whose identity has since been uncovered. From The Frisky :
  • Amy Winehouse: “Me and Mr. Jones” is supposedly about
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Carly Simon: 'You're So Vain' Subject Still a Mystery

Singer laughs off reports that enigmatic song is about David Geffen

(Newser) - Return "subject of 'You're So Vain'" to your "unsolved mysteries" file—Carly Simon says that contrary to widespread reports last week, the song isn't about producer David Geffen. "What a riot! Nothing to do with David Geffen!" the singer-songwriter tells the Hollywood Reporter . "What a... More »

Carly Simon's 'You're So Vain' Is About...

Singer may have finally ended decades-long mystery

(Newser) - For 38 years, jilted lovers everywhere have been singing along to “You’re So Vain” and wondering exactly who is so vain—and they may finally have an answer. Speculation has long centered on Carly Simon’s famous exes, including Warren Beatty, Kris Kristofferson, Mick Jagger, Cat Stevens, or... More »

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