It came together rather quickly, after Sony realized that Graceland – the defining album of Paul Simon’s solo career – was about to turn 25.
Country stars are known far and wide for their patriotism, but they’re not the only musicians inspired by America.
Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again. In what may be the best week all year for classic rock releases, we’ve […]
Getting the old band back together is easier said than done. So has been the case for Simon & Garfunkel, who have toured and performed a number of high-profile gigs together through the years but […]
Paul Simon had to go to South Africa to create Graceland, but he’d probably say it was worth it. The album became the centerpiece of the singer-songwriter’s solo career in many ways, creating a whole […]
Peter Gabriel is continuing his streak of releasing orchestral albums with his upcoming Live Blood CD. Due April 24, the concert recording features Gabriel re-interpreting some of his best-known songs (including “In Your Eyes,” “Red […]
I seem to get Paul Simon’s “You Can Call Me Al” video mixed up with Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry Be Happy” video in my sprained brain…although, in my defense, Chevy Chase and Robin Williams were […]
The holidays are upon us, and with that comes a crush of new and old songs about winter wonderlands, Christmas cheers, Santa, sleighs, and talking snowmen. After years of listening to the same old tunes […]
Paul Simon sings about a working man’s pay.
Today the legendary [lastfm]Paul Simon[/lastfm] turns 69 years young. Thirty-three years ago, the then 36-year-old singer-songwriter had just completed a hot streak of three successful albums, reaching the top of the album and singles charts […]