Now Simon is set to be feted with a tribute concert at on March 31 with performances by the Civil Wars’ Joy Williams, former Husker Du frontman Bob Mould, soul sensation Bettye LaVette and more.
Among other things, Springsteen and U2 are releasing new albums, and we’re hoping Bob Seger might as well.
Eighteen dates are set to be announced tomorrow for the tour, which is simply called “Paul Simon & Sting: On Stage Together,” with more to be announced soon.
After some delay, the companion to Peter Gabriel covering other people’s songs on ‘Scratch My Back’ sees the light of day, featuring Arcade Fire, Lou Reed, Randy Newman and more.
Need a last minute gift for the rock and roll fan in your life? Or do you just need to figure out what to spend that awesome gift card on? We’re here to help with rundowns of this year’s best box sets from classic artists.
In celebration of the 67th anniversary of the UN’s founding, Wonder and famous pals including Sting and Paul Simon will perform this Wednesday.
The bill features a number of husband wife combos: Paul Simon and Edie Brickell, Tina Fey and her husband (and “30 Rock” music composer) Jeff Richmond, Sting and Trudie Styler, Amy Grant and Vince Gill and James and Caroline Taylor. Stevie Wonder is on the bill with his daughter Aisha Morris, and Steve Martin is going “stag,” appearing on the lineup solo.
It’s the ironically-named Labor Day weekend where, if you’re lucky, you have three days off. As you hit the highway for summer’s big finale, you’ll need a playlist for the holiday road trip. Get those motors revving, we’ve got a Labor Day playlist of ten classic songs for the long drive ahead.
“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.