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The Paul Simon Special (1977) - part 1/8

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Uploaded on Jun 6, 2009

Throughout his remarkably long and successful pop career, singer-songwriter Paul Simon has also impressed the world with his comedic talents. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, the musician frequently appeared on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, and his relationship with the show reaches its apex on this fantastic 1977 television special, which Simon wrote with legendary SNL producer Lorne Michaels. A send-up of the backstage experience, THE PAUL SIMON SPECIAL stars Charles Grodin as a hilarious producer and Lily Tomlin and Chevy Chase as themselves. In addition, Paul plays some of his hits, including collaborations with his old partner, Art Garfunkel.

Tracks:

Slip Slidin' Away
Something So Right
I Do It For Your Love (with Toots Thielemans)
Loves Me Like A Rock (with the Jessy Dixon Singers)
Still Crazy After All These Years
Old Friends (with Art Garfunkel)
The Boxer

Musicians:

Al Brown
Edward Daniels
Steve Gadd
Janet Hamilton
Kathy Kienke
Tony Levin
Hugh McCracken
David Sanborn
Richard Sortomme
Richard Tee
Toots Thielemans
the Jessy Dixon Singers

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