Paul Simon

Blue notes

Paul Simon's association with jazz and blues has been strong and consistent throughout much of his career, and it informs So Beautiful Or So What, out now on Hear Music, in several important ways.

Sunday, 24 April, 2011, 12:00am

CD (1975)

Paul Simon

Still Crazy After all These Years (Columbia)

16 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Paul Simon

Paul Simon

Surprise

(Warner Bros)

'Produced by Paul Simon' declare the liner notes for his best-sounding album in years, but, as Brian Eno is credited with supplying the 'sonic landscape', Andy Smith with the recording and programming, and Tchad Blake with the mix, what Simon did in the control room is difficult to imagine.

25 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Simon and Garfunkel

SIMON and Garfunkel's only Asian appearance on their Together Again mini-world tour was a sell-out, with 8,000 fans in Singapore paying the highest local ticket prices ever to attend the concert at the Indoor Stadium last Sunday night.

But that gig should have been in Hong Kong. The Arena Group was all set to stage it here, however the duo refused to perform at Happy Valley.

7 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Paul still a friend after all Art's hurt

ART Garfunkel says Paul Simon is his friend for life, even though his former singing and songwriting partner hurt him by diminishing his contributions through the years.

Among other things, Simon erased Garfunkel's vocals from the 1983 Hearts and Bones disc that was intended to be a reunion record.

15 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Same old sounds from rhymin' Paul Simon

Paul Simon 1964/1993 , Paul Simon, Warner Bros.

IT'S more than just rhymin'. Paul Simon's strength has always been his ability to capture the mood of a country, a snapshot of a moment in time.

8 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

Stars unite to help the children

SIMON and Garfunkel played such hits as Sounds of Silence and Bridge Over Troubled Water in a benefit that raised US$1 million (HK$7.73 million) for the Los Angeles Children's Health Project.

Neil Young also performed and Steve Martin offered comedy between sets. Celebrities in the audience included Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger.

4 Mar 1993 - 12:00am