Personalities | Paul Simon | Seventies | Rock

(Guitar, vocals, b. 1941)

Paul Simon (1972) was an eclectic affair followed a year later by the more straightforward There Goes Rhymin’ Simon. His third solo album Still Crazy After All These Years (1975) featured a reunion with Art Garfunkel on the duet ‘My Little Town’. The singer’s most popular and influential work was Graceland (1986), which utilized African musicians, helping popularize what would be dubbed ‘World Music’.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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