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Progress Report: Rock and roll icon hits the road this fall and prepares to bring a live version of Graceland to the masses in 2012.

It was a lovely coincidence that just a few days after watching Songs of America, a recently re-released documentary about Simon and Garfunkel from… More »

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 not sure what’s better: that only five albums of the past five years are among their 100 greatest, or that four of those five were by people who were deadMore »

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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

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

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

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

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

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 Kriste…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2015 - 10:59 am

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'…
James Rettig | March 2, 2015 - 11:48 am

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

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

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

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

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 report…
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

Paul Simon, Edie Brickell Arrested For Disorderly Conduct

NBC Connecticut reports that police in New Canaan arrested Paul Simon, 72, and his wife, 47-year-old singer-songwriter Edie Brickell, and charged both with disorderly conduct.
Tom Breihan | April 28, 2014 - 11:32 am

Win A Paul Simon Complete Albums Collection 15-Disc Box Set

To celebrate Paul Simon's 72nd birthday this month, Legacy Recordings is releasing a special 15-disc box set titled The Complete Album Collection and we've got…
Miles Bowe | October 2, 2013 - 5:12 pm

Jenny Hval – “The Cool, Cool River” (Paul Simon Cover)

Norwegian experimentalist Jenny Hval, whom we last saw here with the video for track "Innocence Is Kinky," has released a cover of Paul Simon's "The…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 20, 2013 - 12:35 pm

Watch Justin Timberlake Host & Sing On SNL

Last night, Justin Timberlake returned to Saturday Night Live to host for the fifth time. He took on musical guest duties, as well, as he…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 10, 2013 - 11:30 am
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