Music Monday: Ketchup, Anticipation and Carly Simon

Posted By on February 27, 2017

heinzketchupThe Heinz Ketchup commercial from when I was a teen popped in to my head the other day … or at least the Carly Simon music part of it did. According the the Youtube clip (below), it aired in 1979 and I realized that not many born after that time would understand the “anticipation” of "waiting for ketchup" as squeezable plastic containers dominate the condiment container market nowadays. CarlySimonAnticipationAnyway, Anticipation (video-live) was a first major hit for Carly Simon way back in 1971. She was one of the female music superstars of my era and continued to be throughout the years … now performing with her two grown children Sally and Ben. Of course it is hard to mention Carly Simon and her kids without also mentioning their dad … James Taylor. Thoughout the decade of the 1970s they were a powerful music couple with hits of their own as well as duets … and I enjoyed all of their music and still do … but  Carly Simon’s Anticipation is definitely one of my favorites.

  Anticipation | Carly Simon – 1971


Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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