Carly Simon - ‘You’re So Vain’
Forty years after the song’s release, people are still speculating about the mysterious subject of Simon’s bitter song. Popular theories include her former husband James Taylor and former beaus Warren Beatty and Mick Jagger, the latter of whom contributed uncredited backup vocals.
Sample Lyric: "Well, you said that we made such a pretty pair, and that you would never leave / But you gave away the things you loved and one of them was me" —Jeff Royer
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