Win A Yamaha Acoustic Guitar & 'Graceland' Box Set

In celebration of the 25th anniversary rerelease of Paul Simon’s Graceland, we’re giving away a copy of the Collector’s Edition box set and a Yamaha FG700S Acoustic Guitar. To enter, you need be a fan of Stereogum on Facebook and comment with your favorite Graceland song via Facebook Connect (do not use your ‘Gum user account on this post — we’ll have to be able to check if you are a fan of Stereogum on FB when the sweepstakes ends). The sweeps ends 7/5 at 6 PM EST.

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  1. The Boy In the Bubble

  2. “All Around The World Or The Myth Of Fingerprints”

  3. Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes

  4. Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes

  5. Oh, come now, you know it’s “You Can Call Me Al.”

  6. Seems obvious, but “Graceland.”

  7. “Graceland”

  8. “You Can Call Me Al” for sure. The music video will always make me laugh.

  9. I’ll go with “Graceland,” since just thinking about it got the chorus stuck in my head.

  10. You Can Call Me Al, but I don’t know how to type the high notes.

  11. Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes

  12. Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes

  13. You Can Call Me Al

  14. Graceland.

  15. Crazy Love Vol. 2. Maybe the most underrated song on that whole album.

  16. I Know What I Know.

  17. You Can Call Me Al.

  18. Under African Skies

  19. Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes

  20. Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes

  21. Under African Skies

  22. Put me down for “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes”, as well.

  23. Graceland is frequently stuck in my head.

  24. “Graceland.”

  25. “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes” for sure…

  26. That Was Your Mother

  27. Boy in the Bubble for the epic accordian intro.

  28. Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes, b/c I distinctly remember my Dad telling me that it is about cocaine, and me asking him “What’s cocaine?”

    Way to step in in, Pops.

  29. Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes!

  30. “You Can Call Me Al”, of course!

  31. “Graceland” – there’s girl in NYC who calls herself the human trampoline! — I mean, come on!

  32. Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes

  33. Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes!

  34. Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes

  35. diamonds on the soles of her shoes!

  36. “Graceland” pretty much does it for me.

  37. Diamonds on the soles of her shoes

  38. …Choosing the title track and obvious favorite makes me feel somehow inadequate, but hipsters be damned, it’s just too a fantastic of a song.

    GRACELAND.

  39. Has to be Graceland.

  40. A song that has stood the test of time – “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes”

  41. The Boy In the Bubble

  42. Call Me Maybe

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