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Winter Wanderlust from Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Yes + others: Odd Couples

Winter Wanderlust from Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Yes + others: Odd Couples

The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Yes and a host of others have written winter-themed songs over the years. But which was best?

One Track Mind: Art Garfunkel with Paul Simon, "My Little Town" (1975; 2012 reissue)

Art Garfunkel’s forthcoming anthology The Singer includes key moments from 10 of his solo efforts, and a number of collaborative projects with Paul Simon — none perhaps more interesting than this one.

'Legends of Folk' to feature vintage performances by Bob Dylan, Simon and Garfunkel, Joan Baez, others

A restored and remastered DVD release of Legends of Folk: The Village Scene will feature many of the folk era’s biggest, most influential stars — from Bob Dylan and Simon and Garfunkel, to Peter Paul and Mary to Joan Baez.

New documentary explores the making of Paul Simon’s Graceland, 25 years later

“Under African Skies,” a new documentary from Joe Berlinger on the making of Paul Simon’s Graceland, will debut on Jan. 22 at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

One Track Mind: Karrin Allyson, “April Come She Will” (2011)

Grammy-nominated singer and pianist Karrin Allyson starts “April Come She Will” in the same melancholy mood as the Simon and Garfunkel original, then pushes the tune into a gently swinging cadence. That rhythm, trickling along like a babbling brook, contrasts nicely with her wood-grained, country-inflected delivery of the lyric — giving “April,” a meditation on love’s ebbs and flow throughRead More

Paul Simon – The Essential Paul Simon (2007)

by Mark Saleski Paul Simon’s career has something that is becoming quite rare in the entertainment world: longevity. Yes, the songs on this collection span over three decades. During that time period our culture, the music biz, and Simon himself have seen great changes. So has every one of us.

Something Else! sneak peek: Paul Simon, "The Afterlife" (2011)

Something Else! sneak peek: Paul Simon, "The Afterlife" (2011)

Photo by Mark Seliger by Nick DeRiso “The Afterlife,” featured on Paul Simon’s forthcoming album So Beautiful or So What, is pulsing and sinewy — almost like a lost track from Graceland. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. See, Simon has said the premise of this new recording was to get away from the rhythmic focus he’d had sinceRead More

Simon and Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water (1970)

Simon and Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water (1970)

By Matt Reynolds With the landmark announcement on Wednesday that Simon and Garfunkel will be taking the stage at this years’ New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, it finalizes what may be one of the best lineups in the event’s history. Also manning the two weekend jubilee in the Crescent City are stellar acts such as Allman Brothers Band, Dr.Read More

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