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Paul Simon, Demi Lovato to Perform on Opening Night of Democratic Convention

PHILADELPHIA — Paul Simon, Demi Lovato and Boyz 2 Men are among the celebrity acts who will perform at the opening night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. 146 more words


Morning Songs

I was having this discussion
In a taxi heading downtown
Rearranging my position
On this friend of mine who had

A little bit of a breakdown… 144 more words

Classic Rock

Run to Brett Dennen

Brett Dennen’s “Sydney (I’ll Come Running)” sounds like something Paul Simon could have written and p along the lines of “Me and Julio down by the Schoolyard.” It has that Simon infectious energy, and Dennen even carries a bit of Simon in his voice, but it’s the upbeat melody and spunk that really links the two songs together giving it that retro feeling. 191 more words

Deconstructing the Sounds of Silence

Last Friday evening I went out for a run on one of my usual routes.  I was running past a local pizza restaurant with outside seating.  723 more words


The UK's Greatest Hits: 51. Graceland - Paul Simon

Graceland  – Paul Simon – 1986

First listen?: Yes

One of those ‘classic’ albums that made me want to restart this blog series, Graceland is one of those ‘Albums to hear before you die’ that I just never got around to. 259 more words


Paul Simon Releases "Stranger to Stranger"

On June 3, 2016, Paul Simon released his latest album,  “Stranger to Stranger.” It boasts an eclectic mix of songs, from African-sounding melodies and soul to an instrumental track and more relaxed tunes. 190 more words


Retro Album Review: Buck Owens - 'Ruby and Other Bluegrass Specials'

Back in the days writing for The 9513 Blog, I would post occasional reviews on Amazon. We are republishing updated versions of some of those reviews here. 302 more words

Album Reviews