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Who did carly simon write you're so vain about?


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Carly Simon has said in the past that the song refers to three men, but only one of whom she has named publicly is actor Warren Beatty.

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Carly Simon said that the 2nd verse of "You're So Vain" is about Warren Beatty. This verse begins with the lyrics, "You had me several years ago when I was still quite naïve," and ends with, "You gave away the things you loved, and one of them was me." The rest of the song is about unnamed people.

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