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Midweek Musical Memories - Vain

All Aboard the Meme Express – Wednesday, January 6, 2010

It’s Twelfth Night, January 6th. Because it’s also Wednesday, it’s time for Midweek Musical Memories at the Meme Express.

On January 6, 1973, Carly Simon topped the popular music charts in the U.S. with her hit single, “You’re So Vain.” Celebrity trackers debated the meaning of the song’s lyrics. Was the song about Warren, Beatty, James Taylor, Mick Jagger or another famous friend of Carly Simon?

Here’s “You’re So Vain,” by Carly Simon:



The Meme Express for today is simple:

vain (or vein or vane)

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