Mariah Carey, Neptunes, Lennox in Songwriters Hall of Fame
After a glittering career stuffed with No. 1 hits — not to mention a two-year pandemic delay — Mariah Carey was finally inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday, but not before challenging her new fellow members to do better by women.
Narcissism and your health
ATLANTA - An anthem for narcissism was immortalized in Carly Simon's 1972 hit song, "You're So Vain." Narcissistic personality disorderWe are all narcissistic to some degree -- tests using the Narcissistic Personality Inventory, which scores a person on a scale from 0 to 40, finds most of us rank in the teens. True narcissistic personality disorder, or NPD, affects about 1% of the population. Just to be clear, we're not talking about the clinically diagnosed kind; instead it's what experts call "subclinical" or "normal" narcissism. "I don't think there's a single shrink out there that would say that there's anything protective about depression.
Songs written about famous people
In November 2015, Carly Simon revealed to People magazine that the second verse of her 1972 song "You're So Vain" is about former love Warren Beatty, but stayed mum on the men who inspired the other two verses of the song, long the source of rumors and gossip. Before her Beatty revelation, Simon had steadfastly refused to say who she wrote the No. 1 hit song about. While Beatty had long been one of the most popular guesses, others have speculated the song's verses could be about James Taylor. Hide Caption