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Paul Simon To Revisit Old Songs With New Album 'In The Blue Light'

Even as he prepares to retire from touring, songwriting legend Paul Simon has announced details of a brand new album, In The Blue Light, which will see him re-visit old songs and his personal favourites...

Paul Simon To Retire From Touring After 'Homeward Bound' Dates

That long period of unexpected musical comebacks seems to be at a standstill at the moment, because this year is all about farewell tours. Paul Simon is the latest to annouce his last ever run...

Stephen Colbert And Paul Simon Are 'Feelin' Groovy' About World War 3

Stephen Colbert joined the one and only Paul Simon for a jam session with a difference this week, putting a rather depressing twist on the folk singer's not often heard 1966 tune 'The 59th Street...

Singer/songwriter Allen Toussaint Dies On Tour

The 77 year old passed away on Tuesday (10Nov15) shortly after playing a concert in Madrid on Monday night (09Nov15). According to reports, Toussaint suffered two cardiac arrests in his hotel in...

Saxophone Player Phil Woods Dies Weeks After Announcing Retirement

A celebrated jazz alto sax player, Woods was a bandleader and session man, who played on classic tracks recorded by Billy Joel and Paul Simon. Mentored by jazz legend Dizzy Gillespie, Woods'...

Paul Simon Makes Surprise Tv Appearance Disguised As Tribute Act

The mystery band was announced as part of the musical line-up for the premiere week of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and on Friday, the group took to the stage at the...

Steve Martin & Edie Brickell Record Second Album

The duo tasted success with 2013's Love Has Come for You, and now they've returned to the studio for So Familiar, which will be released in October (15). Martin says, "I guess...

Billy Joel Teams Up With Paul Simon To Close Historic New York Venue

The Piano Man performed the last ever show at the Nassau Veteran Memorial Coliseum before its planned closure for renovation, and he made sure the night was a special one for the audience....

Bono Honours His Rescuers At New York Gig

The band has been playing a residency at fabled Manhattan venue Madison Square Garden as part of their latest world tour, which was thrown into jeopardy in November (14) when the frontman was...

Art Garfunkel On Paul Simon: "I Created A Monster"

Art Garfunkel, one half of legendary hitmakers Simon & Garfunkel, has made some scathing remarks about his former bandmate Paul Simon in a new interview, claiming that he only became friends with him at school...

Art Garfunkel: 'I Only Became Friends With Paul Simon Out Of Pity And I Created A Monster'

In one of his most candid interviews, the Bright Eyes singer tells Britain's Sunday Telegraph he initially quit Simon & Garfunkel and turned his back on showbusiness to become a teacher because he...

'The Ultimate Collection: Paul Simon' Features The Best From Paul Simon And Simon & Garfunkel

'The Ultimate Collection: Paul Simon' is the first collaborative greatest hits compilation between Paul Simon as a solo artist, and his work with Art Garfunkel as the self-named duo Simon & Garfunkel.Paul Simon unveils his...

Paul Simon Pays Tribute To Phil Everly At Benefit Concert

Paul Simon paid tribute to his late friend Phil Everly by performing at an intimate benefit concert in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday (29Oct14).The veteran singer/songwriter was recruited by Everly's wife Patti, who organised the private...

With Disorderly Conduct Charges Dropped, Edie Brickell And Paul Simon Are Free To Make Beautiful Music Together

All is well at the Simon-Brickell household, where all charges of disorderly conduct have been dropped. The musical couple was charged back in April, after being arrested on the evening of April 26. That night,...

Paul Simon And Edie Brickell Cleared Of Domestic Disturbance Charges

Paul Simon and Edie Brickell will not face charges in their disorderly conduct case.The husband and wife, who have been united throughout this legal issue, were given the all clear as of Tuesday (June 17th).The...

Paul Simon And Edie Brickell's Disorderly Conduct Charges Dropped

Paul Simon and Edie Brickell have scored a legal victory after prosecutors in Connecticut opted to drop disorderly conduct charges against the couple.Simon and Brickell were both issued misdemeanour citations following a domestic dispute at...

Paul Simon & Eddie Brickell Appear United In Court For Hearing In Disorderly Conduct Case

Paul Simon and Edie Brickell seem to have resolved their issues.The husband and wife appeared in court Friday (May 16th) at the Norwalk Superior Court in Connecticut to attend a hearing for their disorderly conduct...

Paul Simon And Edie Brickell's Disorderly Conduct Case Postponed

A disorderly conduct case involving veteran singer/songwriter Paul Simon and his wife Edie Brickell has been delayed until next month (Jun14).The couple, which will celebrate its 22nd wedding anniversary on 30 May (14), returned to...

Paul Simon, Edie Brickell Release Love Duet After Domestic Dispute Arrest

Paul Simon and Edie Brickell have released a new love song to Soundcloud following a domestic violence arrest in Connecticut. 'Like To Get To Know You' is a duet during which the couple sing "You...

Paul Simon And Edie Brickell Appear United In Court After Domestic Abuse Arrest

On Monday (April 28th) Paul Simon and his wife Edie Brickell appeared in court after getting arrested over a domestic dispute.But it already seems things between the married couple are improving as they entered the...

Family Spat Lands Paul Simon And Edie Brickell In Court

Grammy winner Paul Simon and his wife Edie Brickell have been going through some marital trouble lately. The two appeared in court on Monday to face domestic violence charges stemming from a dispute at their...

Paul Simon And Wife Edie Brickell Charged After Family Dispute

Paul Simon and his wife Edie Brickell have been charged with disorderly conduct.The couple, who have been married since 1992, were arrested on Saturday (26.04.14) after officers paid a visit to their home in New...

Why Was Paul Simon Arrested At Connecticut Home?

Legendary singer-songwriter Paul Simon has been arrested following an incident with his wife Edie Brickell at their home in New Canaan Connecticut. The 72-year-old and his wife - from the band New Bohemians - were...

Paul Simon Unveils Seamus Heaney Airport Honour

Veteran musician Paul Simon has teamed up with U2 rockers Bono and The Edge to help fund a special memorial to late poet Seamus Heaney at Ireland's Dublin Airport.Simon was the guest of honour on...

Stars Turn Out For Lou Reed Tribute Show

Debbie Harry, Paul Simon and Patti Smith were among the stars who turned out to honour late rocker Lou Reed at a tribute show in New York City on Monday night (16Dec13).Reed's family and friends...

Sting & Paul Simon Announce North American Tour For 2014

Paul Simon and Sting are to go on a joint tour together early next year throughout North America, it has emerged. Eighteen live dates are scheduled from the 8th February 2014 through to the 16th...

Muscle Shoals? You Know, Home Of The World's Greatest Songs [Trailer + Pictures]

Located along the Tennessee River is Muscle Shoals - a small town in Alabama and an unlikely breeding ground for some of America's most creative and interesting music. Under the influence of "the singing river"...

Schoolboy Blues: Mick Jagger Wanted To Be A Teacher!

Mick Jagger considered being a teacher, a politician and a journalist. 'Start Me Up' singer revealed his early career plans during a televised interview. Speaking on the Today programme, The Rolling Stones singer said a...

Paul Simon Auctions Off Personal Guitar Lesson For Charity

Music icon Paul Simon is auctioning off a private music lesson to raise money for his Children's Health Fund charity.The Graceland singer will personally teach the lucky winner guitar or songwriting skills in a one-on-one...

M.i.a's New Album Like 'Paul Simon On Acid'

M.I.A.'s new album will sound like ''Paul Simon on acid.''The 'Bad Girls' hitmaker will release her fourth, as-yet-untitled album in December, which she joked will sound like a psychedelic version of the 'You Can Call...

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