Olivia Rodrigo Honors Carly Simon at Rock Corridor, Sings ‘You’re So Useless’ – Billboard


On Saturday night time (Nov. 5), the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame inducted its 2022 class that included singer-songwriter nice Carly Simon. Following an induction and efficiency from Sara Bareilles, Olivia Rodrigo made an look to ship a theatrical and passionate tackle Simon’s hit “You’re So Useless.”


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Within the video montage honoring Simon (who was unable to attend the ceremony), Taylor Swift even referred to as “Useless” “the most effective track that’s ever been written… that’s one of the simplest ways anybody has addressed a breakup, it’s wonderful.”

Sporting stockings and a grey gown, Rodrigo skipped on stage in the course of the sing-songy refrain, giving a efficiency so convincing it was as if she had written the 50-year-old track herself.

“You’re So Useless” topped the Billboard Sizzling 100 for 3 weeks. It’s Simon’s solely No. 1 on the tally. Bareilles carried out “No person Does It Higher,” which hit No. 2 on the Sizzling 100.

The 2022 ceremony is the primary time within the Corridor’s 37-year historical past that six feminine acts — Benatar, Parton, Simon, Cotten, Robinson and Annie Lennox (as a part of Eurythmics) — had been inducted in a single class. 

The 2022 Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame induction ceremony, which happened this 12 months in Los Angeles, will air Nov. 19 on HBO.

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