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How a Simon and Garfunkel song can change the rest of your life

Simon and Garfunkel’s “Bridge over Troubled Waters,” won five Grammy awards in 1971, including best song of the year. But that’s not what struck me about the song. 764 more words


A Little Upstairs Music Room

“I’m on my way, I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.” – Paul Simon

I got two mics set up – one for vocals and another for guitar.  72 more words


August 27

“World Music” was not a term I was familiar with in 1986. The record stores I remember had three basic sections… Rock/Pop, Country/Folk and Classical… 311 more words


Liz Reviews Annie Hall (1977)

Liz: 3.8 out of 5 stars

Hello hello!!! I apologize for my extended absence recently. Law school has been draining my time and energy away and good god can you believe I’ve only watched ONE movie this week?! 798 more words

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Updated 'Graceland' Transcription + Play Along

Bakithi Kumalo’s propulsive part on Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’ is one of the most popular transcriptions in the archive. I did the original transcription some years ago, and as I was recording the play along video I noticed a few areas that could be improved upon to help convey some of the nuances that are vitally important to making the groove sit correctly. 133 more words


Old Tune Tuesday - Me and Julio

Feel like a little Paul Simon? He is always a for a few good old tunes though he is quite young in this video!


Is Paul Simon Going Country?

By Jamyra Perry

Some of Country music’s biggest stars are coming together in New York City to raise money for Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. 109 more words