Monday Music: Carly Simon ‘Let The River Run’

Grammy, Oscar, Golden Globe winner Carly Simon
Pop music legend Carly Simon (photo: Heidi Wild Photography via Facebook)

Happy Monday, folks!

First featured in the 1988 film Working Girl, “Let the River Run” was written and recorded by pop music legend Carly Simon.

The song scored an Academy Award for Best Original Song as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song. The song also earned Simon the Grammy Award for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television.

Let the river run, Let all the dreamers wake the nation
Come, the New Jerusalem
Silver cities rise, The morning lights the streets that lead them
And sirens call them on with a song