>and the 70s I’ve been, listening to Julie Andrews marvelously read her new autobiography Home: A Memoir of My Early Years (Hyperion) and reading Sheila Weller’s Girls Like Us: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon–and the Journey of a Generation. Forget the “You’re So Vain” gossip–did you know “Car on a Hill” was about Jackson Browne? And J. T.’s “You Can Close Your Eyes”? Joni.
But, really, it’s been like eating a whole plateful of madeleines. My baby-boomer cohort ( a word Weller uses way, way too often in an otherwise delicious book) will understand.