Latest Carly Simon Stories

2006-01-24 19:20:00

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- The Challenger explosion left an indelible impression on Renee Sotile, who, like so many starry-eyed students in 1986, had been captivated by a teacher who was part of the ill-fated crew heading to space. What stuck with Sotile, then a teenager in Rochester, N.Y., wasn't Christa McAuliffe's very public death in a corkscrew-shaped column of smoke that told a live television audience that she and the six other astronauts had been killed. Instead, it was memories of...

2005-10-28 20:21:32

By Jill Kipnis LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - Carly Simon's first concert tour in a decade will be more than just standard fare. Even though the 10-date tour, which begins November 19 at the Orpheum in Boston, will include many selections from her recent standards album, "Moonlight Serenade" (Columbia), the outing also will include some of her greatest hits and sets with her children, Ben and Sally Taylor. Her son also will open each show. "This tour is going to be Carly with her band in...

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  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'