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  Paul Simon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Simon was a Brother in the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity.
Simon and Garfunkel's producer, Tom Wilson, overdubbed the track with electric guitar, bass, and drums, and released it as a single that eventually went to number one on the pop charts in the United States.
Simon had gone to England after the initial failure of Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M., and pursued a solo career there, releasing the album The Paul Simon Song Book in the United Kingdom in 1965, but he returned to the USA to reunite with Garfunkel after "The Sound of Silence" began to enjoy commercial success.
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 Paul Simon (politician) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Simon was noted for his distinctive professorial appearance that included a bow-tie and heavy-rimmed glasses.
When he married Jeanne Hurley Simon on April 21, 1960, she was a member of the state legislature (1957-1961) and it was the first time in Illinois history that two sitting members of the General Assembly were married to each other.
Simon lived for many years in the small town of Makanda, south of Carbondale, where he was a professor and director of the SIU Public Policy Institute.
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 Paul Simon Public Policy Institute
Paul Simon was a professor at Southern Illinois University, where he taught classes in political science, history and journalism.
Simon was elected lieutenant governor in 1968 and was the first in the state's history to be elected to that post with a governor of another party.
Simon was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1974 and served Illinois' 22nd and 24th Congressional Districts for 10 years.
www.siu.edu /~ppi/aboutpaul.htm   (1084 words)

 Tribute to Former Senator Paul Simon :
Paul Simon (D-Ill.), with the help of Gov. Jim Edgar, officially announced Monday that he will be coming to SIUC in the spring semester of 1997 to teach classes and chair The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.
Simon, a former U.S. senator and SIUC professor who monitored Thursday's elections, was surveying citizens of the West African country on election morning.
Paul Simon, director of the SIU Public Policy Institute, was co-chair of the committee and one of the major proponents for abolishing the death penalty.
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 Paul Simon - The neck of my guitar -
Paul’s passion for baseball and the New York Yankees was also thanks to his father.Paul has recounted many times the memory of he and Eddie playing pretend baseball in their bedroom, with sound effects and commentary by the boys themselves.
Paul was singing along with a record one evening in his bedroom and as his father passed by the door he told Paul that he had a very nice voice.
Paul ended his speech with thanking his father, 6 years gone by this time, for being his ┬┤greatest teacher┬┤ and he thanked God for the gifts that he was given and for letting him live the dream that he dreamed when he was 12 years old.
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 CNN.com - Former Sen. Paul Simon dies after surgery - Dec. 9, 2003
Paul Simon, the bow-tie-wearing missionary's son who rose from crusading newspaper owner to two-term U.S. senator and presidential aspirant, died Tuesday, a day after undergoing heart surgery.
Simon's daughter confirmed his death at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, according to Peter Alexander, the law school dean at Southern Illinois University, where Simon started a public policy institute after his retirement.
Simon was a bespectacled, slightly rumpled man with a strong reputation for honesty, a politician who began disclosing his personal finances in the 1950s.
www.cnn.com /2003/ALLPOLITICS/12/09/simon.obit.ap/index.html   (608 words)

 American Masters . Paul Simon | PBS
Simon created an intrinsically global music stamped with his singular style.
Simon subsequently took the GRACELAND musicians on his "Born at the Right Time" tour.
For Simon, the 1990s were a time of continued experimentation, concentrating primarily on a major musical called "The Capeman".
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 BBC - Classic Rock/Pop Review - Paul Simon, Surprise
Paul Simon's determination not to write standard issue pop tunes continues with his work on "Surprise" with the exception of the anthem-like "Wartime Prayers", a stirring, gospel-inflected rumination on a contemporary troubled world; and the lovely "Father and Daughter", the only cut remotely resembling a "Top 40" song of old.
I've enjoyed Paul Simons work since the 70s, One of the most astonishing things about this album is his voice, just a warm and clear (if not cleare) than ever.
Paul has kept this album simple, direct and straightforward with clear poignant nmessages, without being overworked,as some of Pauls previous albums have tended to be.
www.bbc.co.uk /go/syn/publicrss/albumreviews/-/music/classicpop/reviews/paulsimon_surprise.shtml   (2515 words)

 VH1.com : Paul Simon : Biography - Urge Music Downloads
The album flopped initially, but Simon, who had been spending a lot of time in England, was picked up as a solo artist by CBS and recorded The Paul Simon Songbook, released only in Great Britain in the spring of 1965.
Simon wrote the songs, and the two harmonized on a series of hit singles and albums.
Simon played a free concert in Central Park in August 1991 (ten years after Simon & Garfunkel had done one) and released a live album from the show.
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 Amazon.com: Paul Simon: Music: Paul Simon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This album represented Paul Simon's emancipation from the wearying exposure and constant pressures of fame as part of the Simon and Garfunkel phenomenon.
Paul Simon began his exciting and daring seventies career with this, his most pared-down effort.
Paul Simon was something of a surprise when it was released, and remains perhaps his best album, as it showed a level of musical diversity that probably few people thought him capable of.
www.amazon.com /Paul-Simon/dp/B000002LBV   (2116 words)

 Paul Simon
Paul Simon followed the opposite route: he only appeared occasionally in movies, but embarked on a highly successful solo career as a singer.
The lyrics are amongst the most depressing he has penned, inspired by Simon's shock and disappointment with Richard Nixon's landslide presidential re-election in 1972, but the listener gets none of that directly in the text of the song.
Paul Simon collaborated with a number of fl South African artists (who were still suffering from the Apartheid regime) and released the landmark
www.lu-art.com /Music/Paulsimon.html   (309 words)

 Rock On The Net: Paul Simon
Simon made this year's nominee ballot for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Simon was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo artist.
Simon was nominated for an Academy Award for Original Song for "Father and Daughter" from the film
www.rockonthenet.com /artists-s/paulsimon_main.htm   (334 words)

 Paul Simon News
Legendary singer/songwriter Paul Simon, who last month wrapped up a round of US concert dates, will tackle another stint of shows this fall as he continues to support his first new album in six years,...
PAUL SIMON and EDDIE VEDDER will be among the stars interviewing their heroes in the second season of US TV series ICONOCLASTS.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Paul Simon is back on the charts with 'Surprise,' his first new studio album in six years.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Paul Simon: Music: Paul Simon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paul Simon's first solo album is hardly a debut, since he had already scaled the heights of musical achievement with his partnership with Art Garfunkel, as the sole songwriter and creative talent of that particular pairing.
A welcome departure from the over-produced S&G years, this is the real Paul Simon, and this album is a testament to the fact that he is one of the greatest songwriters of our times.
Paul Simon cut the connection with the 'Bridge' album and Art Garfunkel so effectively with this his first post SandG solo effort.Where 'Bridge' was extravagant and instrumentally complex this appears simple and more direct.
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 Paul Simon
Paul Simon was born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1941.
In 1970, Simon taught composition and recording techniques at New York University, was part of the Concert for Peace at New York's Shea Stadium in August and soon afterwards began to work on his hit album Paul Simon (US#4, UK#1, Germany#39), which was released in February 1972.
Paul Simon's end of 2000-album, You're The One, begins with two ballads, That's Where I Belong and Darling Lorraine, which are tearfully sentimental.
www.cosmopolis.ch /english/cosmo14/paulsimon.htm   (908 words)

 Amazon.com: Graceland: Music: Paul Simon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Simon's second induction, in 2001, heralded his equally massive contributions as a solo artist and composer.
Simon is one of the best in the business, but the musical backing is fresh, new and vibrant.
Paul Simon has been at the forefront of music, for as long as most of us can remember.
www.amazon.com /Graceland-Paul-Simon/dp/B000002NBY   (1789 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Surprise: Music: Paul Simon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Instead they'll be going "that wonderful Paul Simon CD...let me put that on" and pretending they never said anything other than good things about it.
However if like me you are a Paul Simon fan, i would recommend this album as some of Paul Simons Lyrical genius and song writing brilliance can still be salvaged from under eno's 'Sonic Landscape'.
I love everything about Paul, his guitar playing, his melody and ever beautiful lyrics and his wonderful voice that is warm and gentle and has no hatred or sharpness and not even venom.
www.amazon.co.uk /Surprise-Paul-Simon/dp/B000F0UV1S   (1759 words)

 Paul Simon (I)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Born on October 13, 1941 in Newark New Jersey, Paul Simon is one of the...
Paul Simon's Concert in the Park (1991) (V)....
Simon and Garfunkel: The Concert in Central Park (1982) (TV)....
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Message Board
Here in Nigeria i found The paul simon club, in the club, we play your lyrics(songs) on every meeting days which is thursdays and saturdays of every week, one of our favourite is hearts and bones.
My name is also Paul Simon and i live in the UK (i am 17) and i just can't stop listening to the sweet music of you - it is dam good and i litrally live, eat, drink and sleep your music.
Simon, tonight (around 1am over here in germany) my friend lost a "signed" white plectrum she got from you when you were playing in Frankfurt on the 1990-tour.
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In a career dating back to the 1950s, Paul Simon has established himself among the best and most popular songwriters of the rock era.
Growing up in Queens, NY, Simon befriended schoolmate Art Garfunkel, who had an angelic tenor voice, and the two teamed up as Tom And Jerry, taking the names of the cartoon characters.
In the winter of 1957-58, they scored a chart hit with "Hey Schoolgirl"; both were 16 years old.
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 MTV Unplugged: Paul Simon - TV.com
MTV presented the planetary premiere of "MTV Unplugged" with Paul Simon.
The special presentation of "MTV Unplugged" with Paul Simon was taped at the Kaufman Astoria Studios in New York City in March of 1992.
Paul Simon was part of the famous the famous duo Simon & Garfunkel.
www.tv.com /mtv-unplugged/paul-simon/episode/145350/summary.html   (242 words)

 TIME.com: Paul Simon -- May 8, 2006 -- Page 1
A half-century is a fair chunk of time, and Simon, 64, has packed it with all sorts of creative meandering.
There was Simon and Garfunkel—merely the greatest folk duo of all time—followed by a stab at acting in Annie Hall, a dive into filmmaking with One Trick Pony and a flirtation with Tin Pan Alley in the criminally overlooked The Capeman.
Simon has proved he can do a lot of things as well as anyone, but what he does better than everyone is write achingly rational pop songs.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,1187393,00.html   (405 words)

 Paul Simon and Garfunkel Fans from Denmark
For many years ive liked S and G together and not individual, and when Paul did his concert in Randers Denmark 2002 i didnt go see it althought i lived there at the time, i regret that today very much..
Pauls songs inspire me a lot in my daily life..and Garfunkel clear and beautiful tenor makes my soul goes YEAH.
She says a good day aint got no rain, she says a bad day is when i lie in bed and think of things that might have been.
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 PAUL SIMON- King of the Jews
Paul's been cranking out the hits since he was a high school lad in the late 1950s.
Over the last 40 years, Simon has become the person in all of rock music who has really consistently improved and expanded over a period of a full length career.
All foolishness aside, Paul Simon has the big name primarily because he has written one of the half dozen or so best catalogs of original songs in the history of pop music.
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 Tower Records - Surprise * - Paul Simon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A continually evolving artist, Simon leaves structural convention ever further behind; the vocal syncopations and poetic imagery are unmistakable, but they consistently flout expectation.
One of those cd's that takes more than one listen to wrap your ears around, first reaction was Simon wouldn't let Eno near the volume control for all the acoustic guitars, then gradually you realize there are some smashing riffs there by some big name brand guitar handlers.
Although it doesn't match his best work, this collection is one of Paul Simon's better efforts of the recent past.
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 Paul Simon Discography 1955 to 2006
You can navigate directly to the period you are interested in, or use the Paul Simon Timeline to find a particular single or album.
Everything is in chronological order, so reissues appear when they were released, not in the period they were recorded.
Paul Simon Books, a page listing books about Paul Simon that you might enjoy.
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 Paul Simon Timeline
PAUL SIMON; "Mother And Child Reunion"; "Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard"; "Duncan";
1987 Paul Simon: "The Boy In The Bubble"; "Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes"; "Under African Skies"
Paul Simon: THE RHYTHM OF THE SAINTS; "The Obvious Child";
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 Paul Simon - Wikiquote
==Paul Frederic Simon== (born October 13, 1941) Singer, Songwriter
"Paul Simon's Workshop at the Guitar Study Center." Guitar Player 9/4 (Apr. 1975):20.
"Paul Simon's Workshop at the Guitar Study Center." Guitar Player 9/4 (Apr. 1975):21.
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