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Carly Simon Finally Fingers Inspiration for ’70s Hit Song ‘You’re So Vain’

Carly Simon, the folk-rock singer who scored a No. 1 hit with song “You’re So Vain,” has finally revealed an inspiration behind the biting song, more than 40 years after it topped the charts in 1972. And, it’s probably who you think. But he’s not the only one. Among those named as possible inspirations are Warren Beatty, Mick Jagger, Kris Kristofferson, Cat Stevens, Jack Nicholson and James Taylor, whom she married....
Sweet Baby James Taylor Endorses Hillary Clinton, Lauds President Obama 2

Sweet Baby James Taylor Endorses Hillary Clinton, Lauds President Obama

James Taylor, the iconic folk-rock singer has followed every president since Dwight Eisenhower in the 1950s, and he’s sold on President Obama as the best chief executive in our time. Hillary Clinton, he says, also gets his endorsement. The five-time Grammy Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee has sung about social issues since the start of his career in the 1970s....
OMG! James Taylor Flubs National Anthem at World Series (Watch!) 4

OMG! James Taylor Flubs National Anthem at World Series (Watch!)

James Taylor, a die-hard Red Sox fan and icon of American music, flubbed the opening of the National Anthem at Game 2 of the World Series in Boston. He began singing “America the Beautiful” before quickly switching to “The Star Spangled Banner.” Taylor, 65, is a veteran when it comes to singing before a stadium full of Red Sox fans....
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Beyonce Gives In-Your-Face Answer to Lip-Sync Critics

Beyonce is no “Milli Vanilli.” She sang the “National Anthem” a Capella to kick off her Super Bowl news conference today (Jan. 31) and didn’t miss a note. She also promised to sing live at the Super Bowl. She caused a national uproar and came under a firestorm of criticism. Both Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor, who preceded her, sang live....
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Beyoncé Owes an Apology Over Lip-Syncing, Sen. Schumer Says

Beyoncé isn’t off the hook yet for her now confirmed lip-syncing performance at President Obama’s inauguration. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY, who organized and hosted the event is demanding an apology from the singer. The fact that her performance is causing ripples at the highest levels of Washington officialdom suggests president and first lady Michelle Obama may also have been disappointed....
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Taylor Swift Coke’s Reply to Beyonce; Who’s More Popular?

Taylor Swift is Coca Cola’s answer to Pepsi’s Beyonce. The soft drink brand has reportedly cut a deal with the country queen to rep Diet Coke, in another step to brand her beyond her booming music career. No details are available yet on exactly what Swift will do in the ongoing Cola wars. Pepsi and Coke have battled for decades to grab market share....