Monthly Archives: June 2006


The Cleveland Plain-Dealer ran a great interview with Paul Simon the other day. Enjoy: Paul Simon on songs about war, being a Hall of Famer, Garfunkel Friday, June 23, 2006 John Soeder Plain Dealer Pop Music Critic Still crazy after all these years? Like a fox! On his aptly titled new CD, “Surprise,” Paul Simon teams up with edgy collaborator… Read more →

“A tongue to speak”

The first in the Lasers in the Jungle track-by-track look at Surprise. “How Can You Live In The Northeast” Paul Simon has never been much of a political writer. He emerged as a songwriter in the 1960s, when the sheer newness of the folk-rock sound made popular musicians cultural objects, caught up in an intergenerational clash that had much to… Read more →