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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Jack White, Taylor Swift, Fiona Apple Among The Guests For SNL’s Huge 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday Night Live will celebrate its 40th anniversary this Sunday night, and the list of musical guest stars is absolutely insane. The special will take…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 13, 2015 - 5:26 pm
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Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake, Paul Simon Booked For SNL’s 40th Anniversary Special

Saturday Night Live celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, and the show will mark the occasion with a big three-hour prime-time special on 2/15. A…
Tom Breihan | February 2, 2015 - 9:05 am
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Portlandia Season 5 Guests Include Paul Simon, Greta Gerwig, Parker Posey, Oscar The Grouch

On January 8, IFC's Portlandia will return for a fifth season. The show is no stranger to musical guests -- we've seen appearances by Jeff
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 20, 2014 - 3:33 pm
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Watch Paul Simon Cover “Here Comes The Sun” And Remember George Harrison On Conan

After Beck's performance of "Wah-Wah" last night, Conan continued the George Harrison tribute week with Paul Simon doing "Here Comes The Sun." Simon performed the…
James Rettig | September 23, 2014 - 10:34 pm
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Charges Against Paul Simon & Edie Brickell Dropped

Back in April, Connecticut police arrested Paul Simon and his wife, the singer-songwriter Edie Brickell, and charged both with disorderly conduct. There were some reports…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2014 - 2:43 pm

Paul Simon & Edie Brickell – “Like To Get To Know You”

Earlier this week, Connecticut police arrested Paul Simon and singer-songwriter Edie Brickell, his wife of 22 years. At first, police said that this was a…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2014 - 9:31 am
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