Paul Simon
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1941-10-13
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Paul Simon

Paul Simon Biography (Wikipedia)

Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. Simon's musical career has spanned seven decades with his fame and commercial success beginning as half of the duo Simon & Garfunkel (originally known as Tom & Jerry), formed in 1956 with Art Garfunkel. Simon was responsible for writing nearly all of the pair's songs including three that reached number one on the U.S. singles charts: "The Sound of Silence", "Mrs. Robinson", and "Bridge over Troubled Water".

The duo split up in 1970 at the height of their popularity, and Simon began a successful solo career, recording three acclaimed albums over the next five years. In 1986, he released Graceland, an album inspired by South African township music, which sold 14 million copies worldwide on its release and remains his most popular solo work. Simon also wrote and starred in the film One-Trick Pony (1980) and co-wrote the Broadway musical The Capeman (1998) with the poet Derek Walcott. On June 3, 2016, Simon released his 13th solo album, Stranger to Stranger, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Album Chart and the UK charts.

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50 Ways to Leave Your Lover
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50 Ways to Leave Your Lover
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You Can Call Me Al
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You Can Call Me Al
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Kodachrome
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Kodachrome
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Graceland
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Graceland
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Mother and Child Reunion
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Mother and Child Reunion
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Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard
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Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard
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Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes
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Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes
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The Boy in the Bubble
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The Boy in the Bubble
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The Obvious Child
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The Obvious Child
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The Boxer
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The Boxer
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2011
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2011-06-26T18:26:37
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Jun
2011

Glastonbury: 2011

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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