Carly Simon ‎– Spy

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Elektra ‎– 5E-506
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold Sleeve
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A1 Vengeance
Alto Saxophone – David SanbornBacking Vocals – Carly Simon, Tim CurryBass – Tony LevinClavinet – Richard TeeDrums – Rick Marotta, Steve GaddElectric Guitar – David Spinozza, Joe CaroElectric Guitar, Soloist – John Hall*Keyboards [Additional] – Warren BernhardtPiano [Choruses], Clavinet – Don GrolnickPiano [Verses] – Ian McLaughlinTenor Saxophone – Michael BreckerTrumpet – Randy BreckerWords By, Music By – Carly Simon
4:11
A2 Just Like You Do
Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar – David SpinozzaAlto Saxophone, Soloist – David SanbornBacking Vocals – Carly Simon, James Taylor (2), Ullanda McCulloughBass – Will LeeDrums – Rick Marotta, Steve GaddElectric Piano – Richard TeePiano [Acoustic] – Warren BernhardtSynthesizer [Polymoog] – Ken BichelWords By, Music By – Carly Simon
4:11
A3 We're So Close
Acoustic Guitar – David SpinozzaAlto Saxophone, Soloist – David SanbornBass – Will LeeDrums – Steve GaddElectric Piano – Warren BernhardtPercussion – Crusher Bennett*Piano, Backing Vocals – Carly SimonSynthesizer [Polymoog] – Ken BichelWords By, Music By – Carly Simon
5:07
A4 Coming To Get You
Acoustic Guitar – Joe CaroBacking Vocals – Carly SimonBass – Will LeeDrums – Steve GaddElectric Guitar, Soloist – David SpinozzaPiano – Warren BernhardtSynthesizer ["Cat"] – Ken BichelWords By, Music By – Carly Simon
2:46
A5 Never Been Gone
Arranged By [Choir] – Arif MardinBacking Vocals – Carly Simon, James Taylor (2), Lucy SimonElectric Piano – Richard TeeMusic By – Carly SimonPiano [Acoustic] – Warren BernhardtWords By – Jacob Brackman
3:33
B1 Pure Sin
Alto Saxophone – Peter BallinBacking Vocals – Carly Simon, Tim CurryBaritone Saxophone – Lewis Del Gatto*Bass – Tony LevinCowbell – Raphael CruzDrums – Steve GaddElectric Piano – Warren BernhardtGuitar – David Spinozza, Frank Carillo, Joe CaroMusic By – Frank CarilloPiano – Don GrolnickSynthesizer – Cliff Carter*Tenor Saxophone, Soloist – Michael BreckerTrombone – Tom MaloneTrumpet – Randy BreckerWords By – Carly Simon
3:53
B2 Love You By Heart
Backing Vocals – Carly Simon, James Taylor (2)Bass – Tony LevinCongas, Percussion – Crush Bennett*, Raphael CruzElectric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar – David SpinozzaElectric Piano – Warren BernhardtLyrics By – Carly Simon, Jacob Brackman, Libby TitusMusic By – Carly SimonPiano – Billy Mernit
3:58
B3 Spy
Backing Vocals – Carly Simon, James Taylor (2)Bass – Will LeeDrums – Rick Marotta, Steve GaddElectric Guitar – David Spinozza, Joe CaroElectric Piano – Warren BernhardtFlute, Soloist – Hubert LawsPercussion – Raphael CruzWords By, Music By – Arif Mardin, Carly Simon, James Taylor (2)
4:10
B4 Memorial Day
Alto Saxophone, Soloist – David SanbornBass – Will LeeDrums, Soloist – Steve GaddElectric Piano, Piano [Acoustic] – Warren BernhardtGuitar – David Spinozza, Joe CaroPiano [Acoustic on Opening Section], Backing Vocals – Carly SimonVibraphone, Soloist – Mike MainieriWords By, Music By – Carly Simon
8:24

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Recorded and mixed at Atlantic Studios, N.Y.C. from December, 1978 to April, 1979.

Sleeve credits Edward Daniels, Philip Bodner, and James Buffington as string players. Probably their real roles are wind, wind and horn.

Issued with a printed inner lyrics-sleeve.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): 5E-506-A SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): 5E-506-B SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout etched, exc. [SRC logo] stamped): [SRC logo] 5E 506 A7- RE/ SP 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout etched): 5E-506B- RE 2 SP @tGP
  • Pressing Plant ID (On label, in runouts): SP, SRC logo
  • Rights Society (A1 to B4): ASCAP
  • Rights Society (B3): BMI

Other Versions (5 of 29) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
208615 Carly Simon Espia(LP, Album, Promo, Gat) Elektra 208615 Argentina 1979 Sell This Version
X5E-506 Carly Simon Spy(LP, Album, Gat) Elektra X5E-506 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
none Carly Simon Spy(9xFile, FLAC, Album, RE, 24b) Elektra, Rhino Records (2) none 2015
32.036 Carly Simon Spy(LP, Album, Gat) Elektra 32.036 Brazil 1979 Sell This Version
5E-506 Carly Simon Spy(LP, Album, Gat) Elektra 5E-506 US 1979 Sell This Version

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