Monthly Archives: March 2007

Great Surprise Review

From PopMatters: Eno’s biggest gift to Surprise is standing well in the background of it; his work here involves beat-amending and the judicious employment of rhythm, which is more or less the sort of thing Simon got into with Graceland and The Rhythm of the Saints and hasn’t really ever given up. No question that Eno has the innate ability… Read more →

Remembering Michael Brecker

Over the years, Paul Simon has shared the stage and the studio with dozens of exceptional musicians. Steve Gadd and Richard Tee. Ray Phiri, Vincent Nguini and Bakhithi Khumalo. Toots Thielemans and Philip Glass. Few, however, match the virtuosity of Michael Brecker, who died of leukemia in January. If “Still Crazy After All These Years” is one of those Paul… Read more →

Welcome to the New Lasers in the Jungle

Rather, welcome to, the third iteration of an unofficial Paul Simon website. Longtime readers might remember that this site was first known as “Hey Capeman! The Paul Simon Site,” coming online on New Year’s Day 1999. Since then, it has changed names and web servers. It appears it’s time, once again, for a change. Over the course of the… Read more →