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.
“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 look back at the top ten songs this week in 1973!
In what may be the best week all year for classic rock releases, we’ve got new music from the Beach Boys, Neil Young and Joe Walsh, as well as reissues from Heart, Paul Simon and David Bowie, and the Beatles’ Yellow Submarine animated movie on DVD. Let’s jump right into June 5′s new releases.
Don’t cross your fingers for a Simon & Garfunkel reunion anytime soon.
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 […]