Carly Elisabeth Simon (b. 1945) is a U.S. singer-songwriter. Simon was born on 25th June 1945 in New York City. She emerged as one of the leading lights of the early 1970s singer-songwriter boom. Simon's major breakthrough was 1972's No Secrets. The album spawned several successful singles, including Simon's biggest hit, "You're So Vain". Simon continued to produce successful albums through the 1970s and early 1980s, moving into film scores after she was dropped by her record label in 1985.