Paul Simon

Featured Paul Simon stories

Make Way For Zara Larsson, Sweden’s Latest Weapons-Grade Pop Export

Every four years, at the midway point between World Cups, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) holds the European Championship, a massive tournament in…
Chris DeVille | June 16, 2016 - 2:43 pm
37

Progress Report: Paul Simon

Name: Paul Simon Progress Report: Rock and roll icon hits the road this fall and prepares to bring a live version of Graceland to…
T. Cole Rachel | October 31, 2011 - 9:39 am
2

Time’s All-Time 100 Albums

The music mavens at the venerable Time magazine have compiled their list of the "ALL-TIME 100" albums -- unranked and broken down by decade. We're…
Stereogum | November 14, 2006 - 6:22 pm
77

More Paul Simon stories

Paul Simon May Retire From Music After This Year

Paul Simon may retire from music after this year, according to a recent New York Times article. The 74-year-old musician is currently on tour supporting…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 29, 2016 - 11:50 am
9

Bob Dylan Shares Statement On The Death Of Muhammad Ali

Bob Dylan isn't the kind of celebrity who usually releases statements about random current events, but yesterday wasn't a usual day. Yesterday, we learned that…
Peter Helman | June 5, 2016 - 10:42 am
2

Stream Paul Simon Stranger To Stranger

Paul Simon's thirteenth solo album Stranger To Stranger, his first since 2011's So Beautiful Or What, was inspired in part by 20th century composer Harry…
James Rettig | May 26, 2016 - 11:23 am
1

SNL’s Season Finale With Fred Armisen: Courtney Barnett, The Lonely Island’s “Bin Laden Song,” & A Surprise Carrie Brownstein Cameo

On last night's Saturday Night Live hosted by former cast member Fred Armisen, noted Australian Courtney Barnett helped close the 41st season in spectacular fashion.
Collin Robinson | May 22, 2016 - 11:40 am
16

Paul Simon – “The Werewolf”

Though a Simon And Garfunkel reunion is never going to happen, Paul Simon graced us with the announcement of a new album and tour back…
Collin Robinson | May 20, 2016 - 11:13 am
3

Paul Simon – “Cool Papa Bell”

"Cool Papa Bell" is the second song we've heard from Paul Simon's Stranger To Stranger following "Wristband." This latest track finds the legendary singer-songwriter spitting…
Chris DeVille | April 28, 2016 - 9:39 am
8

Simon Says Garfunkel Reunion Is “Out Of The Question”

Paul Simon is heading out on a big tour next week in support of his upcoming album Stranger To Stranger. The last two shows of…
Peter Helman | April 19, 2016 - 8:18 pm
7

Paul Simon – “Wristband”

We already heard that there would be a new Paul Simon album when he announced a big tour back in February, but now it's official:…
Peter Helman | April 7, 2016 - 7:29 am
2

Paul Simon Announces New Album Stranger To Stranger, First Queens Show In 46 Years

American musical treasure Paul Simon is about to head out on a big spring/summer tour, and it'll include his first show at Forest Hills Tennis…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2016 - 1:21 pm
4

Paul Simon Writes Theme For Louis C.K.’s Surprise New Series Horace And Pete

We in the music world have gotten used to surprise releases by now, but a surprise TV show is still a surprise. And yesterday, Louis…
Peter Helman | January 31, 2016 - 7:49 pm
7

Authentic Paul Simon Tribute Closes Out Stephen Colbert’s First Week

As soon as it was announced that the first proper band appearing on Stephen Colbert's version of the Late Show would be a mysterious Paul…
Peter Helman | September 12, 2015 - 11:26 am
4

Who Is The Mysterious Paul Simon Tribute Band Playing Colbert Tonight?

Last month, it was announced that the first band to perform on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert would be a Paul Simon tribute act…
Michael Nelson | September 11, 2015 - 3:30 pm
68

First Band On Stephen Colbert’s Late Show Will Be A Paul Simon Tribute Act

Next month, Stephen Colbert will take over David Letterman's old spot as host of the Late Show on CBS. We've already reported that Kendrick Lamar…
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2015 - 12:08 pm
6

Watch Billy Joel Close Nassau Coliseum With Paul Simon, Kevin James, & Live Rarity “No Man’s Land”

The Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, a legendary dump of an arena on Long Island, is closing down for now. On Wednesday, it'll start a massive…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2015 - 9:30 am

NYC U2 Fans Boo Woman Who Helped Bono After His Bike Crash

Last night, U2 played the seventh night of an eight-night stand at Madison Square Garden. (Our own young classic rocker Ryan Leas reviewed one of
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2015 - 8:54 am
26

Watch U2 Play “Two Hearts Beat As One” For The First Time In 26 Years

The North American leg of U2's Innocence + Experience tour has already been eventful. The band are currently playing eight nights at Madison Square Garden,…
Caitlin White | July 28, 2015 - 10:26 am
3

Watch A Cast Of Comedians Remake Paul Simon’s “You Can Call Me Al” Video For Mikal Cronin’s “Say”

A few weeks ago, Mikal Cronin shared his video for his psych-pop jam "Turn Around," but it wasn't really his video. Instead, it was Kristen…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2015 - 10:59 am
2

Jackson C. Frank – “China Blue” + “Juliette”

When most people think of Paul Simon, it's as a singer-songwriter and not a producer. But it's thanks to Simon that the world knows about…
Caitlin White | May 19, 2015 - 4:24 pm

Watch Portlandia’s Kath & Dave Try To Make An Impression On Paul Simon

Portlandia is wrapping up in a few weeks, and the fifth season has been sadly lacking on the musical guest star front. On this week's…
James Rettig | March 2, 2015 - 11:48 am
3
1 2 3 4