GRACELAND: A CELEBRATION OF PAUL SIMON'S
Mixdown (press release)GRACELAND: A CELEBRATION OF PAUL SIMON'S 1986 CLASSICMixdown (press release)Despite this, Simon chose to record his new album in South Africa. While many have mixed opinions regarding Paul Simon's breaking of the cultural boycott upon South Africa, citing problematic notions of colonialism and cultural appropriation as factors ...
Posted on 12 October 2017 | 11:21 pm
The Country today - Paul Simon edition - New
The Country today - Paul Simon editionNew Zealand HeraldIt's the whole show in one go! Today The Country is brought to you by Paul Simon, because it's his birthday. Happy Birthday Paul! On with the show: Lisa Murray: Our Met Service forecaster has some good news for sodden farmers suffering through one of ...
Posted on 12 October 2017 | 5:44 pm
Musician Art Garfunkel opens up in new
89.3 KPCCMusician Art Garfunkel opens up in new memoir89.3 KPCCHe writes of meeting Paul Simon at their graduation play, "Alice in Wonderland." Simon was the White Rabbit, Garfunkel the Cheshire Cat. The book offers an account of recording a demo of their song "Hey Schoolgirl" for $7 and the actual record (with ...and more »
Posted on 12 October 2017 | 6:36 am
Art Garfunkel Says He Might Have Been A
ForbesArt Garfunkel Says He Might Have Been A Teacher Had He Never Met Paul SimonForbesJim Clash: You mention Paul Simon throughout the book. Any particular takeaway you want for the reader regarding you and Paul's relationship? Art Garfunkel: It's very embarrassing to analyze your relationship with anybody. The word smarmy comes to mind ...
Posted on 11 October 2017 | 6:12 pm
Sen. Durbin speaks at Paul Simon Institute's
Sen. Durbin speaks at Paul Simon Institute's 20th anniversaryWSIL TVCARBONDALE -- Sen. Dick Durbin spoke at SIUC Tuesday night for the 20th anniversary of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute. Durbin is a long-time friend of Paul Simon, who passed away in 2003. The U.S. senator credits much of his career to Simon.
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 9:12 pm
Paul Simon and Sting review – moments of
Manchester Arena Simon and Sting’s contrasting voices and banter perfectly complement each other as they dip into each other’s songbooks in a curious but inspired union At first glance, the Paul Simon and Sting On Stage Together tour is reminiscent of those bizarrely unlikely 1960s package tours where Jimi Hendrix would appear on the same bill as Engelbert Humperdinck. Paul Simon is a Greenwich ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:07 am
David Axelrod on Sen. Paul Simon, Pres.
CARBONDALE -- David Axelrod may be the envy of every progressive political nerd in Illinois. He's guided two of the state's giant Democratic figures onto the national stage, as he recounted to SIU students at a luncheon on-campus Monday.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 8:34 pm
Chadwick Stokes: Tiny Desk Concert
Stokes' songs feel familiar; they're old friends before you're done hearing them for the first time. Watch the Dispatch and State Radio singer perform his solo material live in the NPR Music offices.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 11:05 am
Paul Simon and Sting concert review
The joint rock concert by the famous duo at the Odyssey Arena on Thursday is reviewed here by BEN LOWRY
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 7:44 am
The Paul Simon exhibit continues to rock the
Paul Simon Acoustic guitar, a Guild F-30, 1963, Simon's principal instrument while writing, working and performing during the Simon and Garfunkel years, part of the Paul Simon: Words and Music, at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.Chuck Crow Friday...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 6:57 pm
The 10 Best SNL Musical Guests of All Time
Simon and Garfunkel (1975) The first major SNL booking took place in the show’s second episode, where host Paul Simon rejoined bitterly estranged bandmate Art Garfunkel for a performance of several songs that began icy & detached and soon became a ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:49 am
(Watch-Listen) Justin Bieber’s Social
But is it good? We’re about to find out. UPDATE– The song is not very interesting except that Skrillex and Diplo have created fake African sounds a la Paul Simon’s “Graceland.” The song isn’t very substantial. What does he mean? Anyway ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:48 am
Justin Bieber’s New Single ‘What Do You
Yet, that will not stop me from repping his brand new single, “What Do You Mean.” The upbeat joint comes across like lighthearted EDM meets Paul Simon’s Graceland, providing an irresistible groove that Biebervelli coasts over with purely organic vocals.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:17 am
Politics a storied tradition at Du Quoin
DU QUOIN – One of Jim Kirkpatrick’s fondest memories of the Du Quoin State Fair was meeting Paul Simon and other politicians shortly after graduating from high school in 1968, he said. It was a turbulent year. Months after Dr. Martin Luther King ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:49 pm
Pigskin Pride: Wolverine fans cherish purple
VIAN — Jerry Paul Simon shuts his hardware store down Friday nights to cheer on the Vian High School's Wolverines. Simon is just one of the many businesses that shuts its doors, without hesitation, for the Wolverines, the most feared name in football.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:39 pm
Sundance doc traces Simon's 'Graceland' hit
Paul Simon recalls his return to South Africa like a family reunion — musical brothers getting back together after decades apart.
Posted on 25 January 2012 | 8:45 am
Songwriter, gospel singer Jessy Dixon dies
Jessy Dixon, a singer and songwriter who introduced his energetic style of gospel music to wider audiences by serving as pop singer Paul Simon's opening act, died Monday. He was 73.
Posted on 26 September 2011 | 12:39 pm
Ma, Taylor and Simon play at Sept. 11
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and singers James Taylor and Paul Simon are among those participating in the Sept. 11 anniversary commemoration at the World Trade Center site.
Posted on 11 September 2011 | 9:03 am
Simon goes back to way old methods for new
It seems strange to think that one of popular music's most successful singer-songwriters considered it a change of pace to sit in a room with an acoustic guitar to compose.
Posted on 12 April 2011 | 5:05 pm
Review: `So Beautiful or So What' is vintage
Paul Simon, "So Beautiful or So What" (Concord Music Group)
Posted on 11 April 2011 | 10:08 am