SINGAPORE - MARCH 22: Twelve time Grammy award winner Paul Simon performs on stage during the Timbre Rock & Roots Festival 2013 on March 22, 2013 in Singapore.
Steve Martin showed up [on that show]…Tom Hanks, Paul Simon…so I'm like, who's going to show up when I do it
Great memorial for Phil Ramone with QuincyDJones (sic), Josh Groban, Billy Joel, Paul Simon, Kevin Spacey. Such an honor!More quotes »
Vampire Weekend's 'Modern Vampires of the City' review: Growing up
outgrown their fascination with setting cutesy ideas about punctuation and campus life to Afro-pop and interpretations of Paul Simon 's "Graceland."All the potential they showed on their early albums -- the sporadically pretty arrangements, the occasionally Read more »
Phil Ramone dead at 79; Grammy-winning producer worked with Billy Joel, Ray Charles, Tony Bennett, Paul Simon
recording industry pioneer and Grammy-winning producer behind landmark albums for numerous stars -- including Billy Joel , Paul Simon, Ray Charles and Tony Bennett -- died Saturday morning in a Manhattan hospital. He was 79.Though his family has not released Read more »
Family-friendly museums across the U.S.
around the world with nearly 5,000 on display at one time.See the piano where John Lennon composed the song "Imagine," one of Paul Simon 's guitars, Elvis' costumes and the first Steinway piano, which was built in a German kitchen in 1836.Then take the kids Read more »
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Liverpool Arts: POP REVIEW: Mark Knopfler at Liverpool Echo arena
album. Slick modern rock tunes like Money For Nothing and Walk Of Life seemed to soundtrack every family outing, with only Paul Simon’s Graceland getting a look in on the car stereo. Thirty years later, the band’s guitar hero, Mark Knopfler, is still capable from Liverpool Daily Post Read more »
If You Like Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Try Their Music as a Duet
matches tracks from her generation to those of her 20-something sons’ generation. What is a “ wild and crazy guy ” doing with Paul Simon’s wife, Edie Brickell? I can explain and more important, she can. To confound a bit more, this week my new artists are from The New York Times Read more »
When push comes to shove, should laid-off journalists sue?
the Sun-Times decided to shrink its payroll in 1998 by firing Washington reporter Basil Talbott, former senator Paul Simon and future governor Rod Blagojevich both protested publicly, and Jesse Jackson called the editor of the paper. Jackson told me afterward, from Chicago Reader Read more »
Marriage Equality Will Be the Illinois Moderate Litmus Test
support in the U.S. around 53 percent up from 27 percent support in just 1996. In Illinois, a recent poll , from the Paul Simon Institute, showed comparable results in that a majority of Illinois residents now support gay marriage, a sharp increase from a from The Huffington Post Read more »
Album Review: Vampire Weekend: Modern Vampires of the City
who dismissed the New York four-piece as the ‘whitest band in the world’. Coupled with accusations of cultural theft, à la Paul Simon, it is unsurprising that the previous album Contra carefully sidestepped their original Africanised sound. With this, we are from Nouse Read more »