In 1975, the cover of Playing Possum, was considered to be the most explicitly sexual photo ever used for any woman's album. It caused such a stir, that some retailers refused to even sell it.
None of the songs on this album have been performed by Carly Simon to capture on film and share here.
Special thanks to: Jake Brackman, Rodney Richmond, Donna Crowell and Helen Wynn
Release Date: April 1975
Label: Elektra Records
Album Billboard Peak: #10
Single (Attitude Dancing) Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #21 - Adult Contemporary: #18
Single (Waterfall) Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #78 - Adult Contemporary: #21
Single (More and More) Billboard Hot 100 Peak: #94
Produced by: Richard Perry
Recording Engineers: Bill Schnee (all tracks except)
Norm Kinney: Look Me In The Eyes
Andrew Berliner: More and More
Primary Recording Location: Sound Labs, Inc.
Add'l Recording Locations: Sunset Sound Recorders, Crystal Sound, A&M Studios, Burbank Studios
Assistant Engineers: Reed Stanley, Larry Emerine
2nd Lieutenant: Charles Beasely
Remix Engineers: Bill Schnee, Norm Kinney
Disc Cutting Engineer: Doug Sax, The Mastering Lab
Personal Management: Arlyne Rothberg, Inc.
Photography: Norman Seeff
Art Direction: Glen Christensen
James Taylor appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
Ringo Starr appears courtesy of EMI Records and Apple Records
Carole King appears courtesy of Ode Records
Lon and Derrek Van Eaton appears courtesy of A&M Records
Dr. John appears courtesy of Atlantic Records
Andrew Gold appears courtesy of Asylum Records
James Newton appears courtesy of Buddah Records
Billy Mernit appears courtesy of Columbia Records
Rita Coolidge appears courtesy of A&M Records
Jeff Baxter appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records