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Covers: Still Crazy, Graceland and American Tune

Some Paul Simon covers that have been circulating recently: Grizzly Bear, who performed at the Love in Hard Times: American Tunes suite of concerts in Brooklyn last year – “Graceland” Deer Tick – “Still Crazy After All These Years” John Boutte, Paul Sanchez & Leroy JonesĀ  – “American Tune” “Graceland” is epic, electronic and atmospheric. Grizzly Bear slows the tempo… 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 →