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Simon & Baez

As Rolling Stone reported (and as the Children’s Health Fund live-tweeted), Joan Baez joined Paul Simon after his short set in support of the CHF Wednesday night in New York. Simon & Baez dueted on “The Boxer,” as they did at the Bread & Roses concert nearly thirty years ago. Baez was being recognized by the CHF, which Simon co-founded… Read more →

Cracks in the Door: Simon on Two Georges – Gershwin and Harrison

Occasionally this blog will look “back through the cracks in the door,” taking a moment to revisit some overlooked aspects of Paul Simon’s career. To get things started, here’s Simon discussing two musical legends: George Gershwin and George Harrison. The essay on Gershwin comes from the New York Times, which ran a series of articles about the prototypical New York… Read more →