So, join the party and “Come on down to the Mermaid Café and I will buy you a bottle of wine; And we’ll laugh and toast to nothing and smash our empty glasses down.”
Here is an acoustic performance of “Carey” from 1983. Simple and uncluttered, just as she might sing if she came here to the Neighborhood House.
One can dream.
To the right: a self-portrait from her “Taming the Tiger” album.