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Carly Simon still knows what to do

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March

In the '70's, nobody did it any better than Carly Simon. In the ‘80s, she started off strong with the hit Jesse and finished strong with soundtrack hits from Heartburn and Working Girl. In between, the river ran a little dry.

In 1983, Simon dipped her toes in video for her single You Know What to Do. Filmed at her Martha’s Vineyard, MA, home, the director tried to get our attention by filming Carly only in her bathing suit and lingerie. The result: mission accomplished.

You Know What To Do stalled at No. 83 on the singles chart and revisionist history shows that the video is probably more creepy than sexy. Undeterred, Simon would bounce back becoming the first recording artist to win the Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy in the same year for Let the River Run from Working Girl.

- Kevin Wuench, guest blogger

[Last modified: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 9:05am]

    

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