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Chasing the Jester's Ghosts: "American Pie"

In light of the March 2017 announcement of "American Pie" being preserved in the Library of Congress, let's not forget other songs of the '70s that matter just as much.

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20 Questions: Ben Taylor

Born to the musical talents of James Taylor and Carly Simon and nourished by the fertile surrounds of Martha's Vineyard, Ben Taylor talks with PopMatters 20 Questions before touring for his new album, The Legend of Kung Folk Part 1 (The Killing Bite), began.

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Carly Simon: This Kind of Love

Like a carnival mask, this public image really isn’t meant to fool you as much as to set the mood. The overriding vibe can be simply described as the sweetness of love.

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Saudade: A Conversation with Carly Simon

Tall and tan and still very lovely, Carly Simon takes a cue from Antonio Carlos Jobim on her new album. So why does All About Eve make a cameo?

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Girls Like Us by Sheila Weller

Trailblazing women of the '60s: Journalist Sheila Weller traces three enduring songwriters who defined -- and gave voice to -- a generation.

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Carly Simon: Into White

Into White serves the legacy of Carly Simon very well... it is a gift for the soul that holds up well beyond waking up from that afternoon nap.


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