Carly Simon has another top 50 hit with her cover of It Keeps You Runnin' (with Michael McDonald & The Doobie Bros.) Also joining her on this album are James Taylor, Dr. John and Libby Titus.
Carly appeared on Sesame Street. Also featured in the video are her children, Sally Taylor (left, blonde hair, white shirt) and Ben Taylor (standing on stairs behind her).
Thank you to all the singers and players and special thanks to: Arlyne, Joe S., Lenny W., Van Dyke, David C., Patty K., Betsy A., Leeby, Kent, Dr. Fine, Beth, Francois D., Terry M., and particularly to James T. for his arrangement on Fairweather Father and at the same time for not being one - this album is for you.
Release Date: June 1976
Label: Elektra Records
Album Billboard Peak: #29
Single (It Keeps You Runnin') Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #46 - Adult Contemporary:#27
Produced by: Ted Templeman
Engineered by: Donn Landee
Recorded at Sunset Sound Recorders, Los Angeles
Recorded at Electric Lady Studios ( New York City)
Photography: Mary Ellen Mark
Design: Anne Garner
Art Direction: Glen Christensen
Personal Management: Arlyne Rothberg, Inc.
James Taylor, The Doobie Brothers, Little Feat, Van Dyke Parks appear courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
Dr. John appears courtesy of United Artist Records
Lucy Simon appears courtesy of RCA Records
Laurindo Almeida appears courtesy of Dobre Records
Jim Keltner appears courtesy of Dark Horse Records
Bud Shank appears courtesy of Concord Jazz Records
Libby Titus appears courtesy of Columbia Records
Organ: Bill Payne
Strings & Woodwinds arranged by: David Campbell
© 1976 C'est Music ASCAP