Kim Carnes was a songwriter and performer from an early age. After writing songs for many years, Carnes signed her first publishing deal in 1962 with producer …
Years active: 1962–present
Born: July 20, 1945 (age 76)
What did Bette Davis think of Kim Carnes?
Davis embraced the song. She wrote a letter to Carnes as well as the song’s writers — Donna Weiss and Jackie Shannon — thanking them mentioning her. Davis said “Bette Davis Eyes” made her seem cool to her grandchildren. It’s fascinating that Davis’ grandchildren were unimpressed by her string of classic films.19 Nov 2020