2009 – Stevie Wonder recieves the Gershwin Prize for popular song from President Obama.
2004 – An album Paul Simon recorded in 1965 that has never saw the light of day in America gets its first official release there. “The Paul Simon Songbook,” previously only available as an import and long out-of-print even in that form, is released via Columbia/Legacy. The original 12-track album was recorded in the […]
1998 – Paul Simon and Derek Walcott’s musical, “The Capeman” – the subject of savage reviews – closes on Broadway.
1993 – Paul Simon became a father when his wife Edie Brickell gave birth to a son.
1976 – Paul Simon hosted NBC’s Saturday Night Live where he performed live with George Harrison on ‘Here Comes The Sun’ and ‘Homeward Bound’. Paul McCartney and John Lennon were both in New York City watching the show on TV.
1976 – Paul Simon: 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover US 45 is no. 1 Chart Topper “The problem is all inside your head”, she said to me The answer is easy if you take it logically I’d like to help you in your struggle to be free There must be fifty ways to leave […]
1972 – Paul Simon: Paul Simon UK LP is no. 1 chart topper. Paul Simon scored his first solo No.1 album when his self-titled debut went to the top on the UK charts. Featuring the singles ‘Mother And Child Reunion’ and ‘Me And Julio Down By The School Yard.’