“Everybody I know who has ever worked with Paul Simon says he’s the biggest jerk in the world,” Berlin says. “Yeah – he’s a f***ing idiot.”
It came together rather quickly, after Sony realized that “Graceland” – the defining album of Paul Simon’s career – was about to turn 25.
As we prepare for the 4th of July, let’s go beyond “God Bless the U.S.A.” and “America the Beautiful” to examine a few classic tracks that celebrate and capture the essence of our complicated nation.
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 […]
There are a lot more than 12 songs about moms but I’ve narrowed it down to a dozen hits that celebrate mother’s everywhere. See if you can match these artists with their hits about mama: The Rolling Stones, B.J. Thomas, The Shirelles, Paul Simon, Three Dog Night, The Jackson Five, Loggins and Messina, Queen, Marvin Gaye, Elton John, Ernie K. Doe, and Dr. Hook.
When it comes to vinyl records, it’s almost as much about a nostalgic experience as it is about the warm, crackling sound that emits from the record player. This Saturday (April 21), the yearly “holiday” […]
And the box sets just keep on comin! This time around, it’s Paul Simon‘s “Graceland,” which just turned 25. To celebrate the silver anniversary of this very unique album, Legacy Recordings will release 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 […]
Are YOU getting ready for Christmas Day? I am ashamed to say I haven’t even put up the tree yet. But, it IS sitting in the hallway next to the ornaments…just waiting! (Yeah, I have […]
Did you make it to the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Paul Simon[/lastfm] concert Monday night? If so, I hope you stuck around for BOTH encores! Those who left early to beat traffic may not have heard what I’m […]