Tag Archive for gershwin

New Album News

According to Roger Friedman, Paul Simon has been a busy man lately: His next album, which he’s been working on with Phil Ramone, is almost done and is, according to Paul, his “best work… in 20 years.” He’s thinking of asking Bob Dylan to sing on the record. He’s moving his back catalogue to Sony/Columbia Records (Paul has been with… 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 →