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PIANO MAN BILLY JOEL TO RECEIVE GERSHWIN PRIZE FOR POPULAR SONG: U.S. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Billy Joel is being honoured by the U.S. Library of Congress with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The singer songwriter, whose hits include Piano Man and Uptown Girl,  will receive the prize in Washington in November. The Gershwin Prize … read more

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Top Ten Songs of Paul Simon

Top Ten Songs of Paul Simon (turns 71 Sunday born Oct 13 1941 in Newark New Jersey) 10. Slip Slidin’ Away – Paul Simon (peaked #5 in 1977) 9. Mother And Child Reunion – Paul Simon (peaked #4 in 1972 … read more

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Top Ten Songs of 1973

We’ve rounded up the top ten hits from this week in 1973 including Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Sylvia and Elton John! 10. You Are The Sunshine of My Life – Stevie Wonder 9. Long Train Running – Doobie Brothers 8. … read more

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LEGENDARY MUSIC PRODUCER PHIL RAMONE DIES

Phil Ramone, the Grammy Award-winning engineer and producer whose platinum touch included recordings with  Billy Joel, Ray Charles and Paul Simon, has died at 79. Ramone’s son, Matt Ramone, says his father died Saturday morning at a New York City hospital … read more

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January 31, 1987 – Paul Simon

Paul Simon went back to No. 1 on the UK album chart with Graceland, the album stayed on the chart for 108 weeks.

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Top Ten Songs of Art Garfunkel

Grammy-award winning singer and poet, Art Garfunkel, celebrates his 71st birthday today. To mark the occasion, we’ve brought together the top ten songs of Art Garfunkel: 10. Scarborough Fair – Simon & Garfunkel Based on a 19th century traditional English … read more

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SIMON AND MCFERRIN ?

Paul Simon probably never had a vocal partner quite like Bobby McFerrin, who coaxed him onstage in an impromptu New York City performance that highlighted opening night of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 25th anniversary season. McFerrin spotted Simon in the … read more

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August 15, 1991 – Paul Simon Concert in Central Park

Paul Simon played a free concert in Central Park for an audience of around 750,000 New Yorkers. Simon had returned to the states after an extensive world tour of The Rhythm of the Saints. The show was an end-of-tour celebration … read more

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This Week In Music History

Graham Nash celebrates his birthday, The Beatles play their final performance on top of the Apple Building and The Day the Music Died, This Week In Music History.… read more

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Clipart Covers

While what you remember about an album is usually the music, a memorable cover can really leave an impression. Here are some well known covers – with a bit of a twist.… read more

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