Anthology is singer-songwriter Carly Simon's 26th album, and first anthology album, released in November 2002. It is a two-disc set with all the songs personally picked by Simon. Over the course of the two discs, every one her studio albums (up until that point) is represented with at least one song (not including her just-released Christmas album or her 1993 opera, Romulus Hunt: A Family Opera, on which she only actually performs on one track). The booklet features numerous photographs from Simon's archives, as well as extensive liner notes by Jack Mauro, a lifelong fan of Simon's.
Carly Simon was among the pop royalty of the singer/songwriter era of the early '70s. This album collects her most popular songs of the first five years of her solo career. Opening with the powerful "That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be," for which Simon received the 1971 Best New Artist Grammy Award, it includes four tunes from the classic No Secrets album, including the number one hit "You're So Vain."
is singer-songwriter 's ninth album, and eighth studio album, released in 1979. It is also her last album for . The title of the album is a tribute to , whose quote “I am an international spy in the house of love”, is written across the top on the inside jacket. dedicated the album to producer , in which she wrote in the liner notes, "Dedicated to who is himself fantastic."
is singer-songwriter 's eleventh studio album (twelfth overall), released in 1983. It is also her last album for Warner Bros. Records (and for what became the Warner Music Group, having also spent time with Elektra Records), as it was a failure commercially despite some reasonable critical reviews. The album featured and on a number of tracks, including one cover. The title of the album is an allude to the reply that 's mother, , gave to her father, , when they first met. He said "hello little woman", and she replied "hello big man".