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1423 Homeward Bound - Simon & Garfunkel (1966)

This song was written by Paul Simon in 1964. It was first recorded by Simon & Garfunkel in 1965. In the UK it was released on their 1966 album Sounds Of Silence. 69 more words


Friday News and Notes

A few Friday news and notes items, starting with the video above…


song of the day - “Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes” | PAUL SIMON | 1986 / 1987.

Today (8.25.2016) marks the 30th anniversary of the release of Paul Simon’s seventh solo studio album and masterpiece, GRACELAND.  After Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel parted ways in 1970, Paul embarked on a successful solo career in the 1970s, picking up multiple Gold and Platinum albums, five Top 10 hits on the BILLBOARD Hot 100 – including two No. 735 more words


Going back to “Graceland”: Revisiting Paul Simon’s fraught and tuneful South African album - SCOTT TIMBERG WEDNESDAY, AUG 24, 2016 04:00 PM PDT

On its 30th anniversary, we remember the controversy and the triumphs, from cultural tourism to deep rhythms

Thirty years ago, two things happened.

An aging musician, whose last album had bombed and whose taste seemed to belong to the past, dug enthusiastically into a musical form that few Americans knew about and made it almost instantly popular. 316 more words

Point Of Interest

Paul Simon. 50 Ways.

 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover by Paul SimonI distinctly remember when this song first came out in December, 1975. I was barely out of college, working at a newspaper, not yet married, and just about to recover from my total dedication to the Beatles. 504 more words

Positive Thinking

Friday 5: 5 Deep Cut Songs

This week for the musical series I do on my youtube channel I had a lot of fun. It may be my favorite week yet. The theme was ‘what are 5 favorite deep cut or hidden gem songs by your favorite artists?’.  449 more words


Paul Simon - "Stranger to Stranger" Review

PAUL SIMON – Stranger to Stranger (Concord): Rhymin’ Simon is still prayin’ after all these fears of whether God really exists and if all this suffering’s for naught, writin’ his verse for the universe at the tender age of seventy-four, as sweet and spry as he was when he started his career over fifty years ago. 320 more words