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Published on Jun 3, 2012
May of 2007 the Library of Congress gathered an unprecedented group of musicians together in Washington, D.C., to honor Paul Simon as the first recipient of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Alison Krauss, Stevie Wonder, James Taylor, Lyle Lovett, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Marc Anthony, Art Garfunkel and a host of others joined Paul onstage in a multicultural tribute to the music of a great American artist and a great American art form.
This gala event, called the greatest night of popular music ever presented in our nation s capital, was beautifully filmed in high definition and captured with stunning Dolby TrueHD for a trulysuperior concert experience.
Introduction Bob Costas
50 Ways to Leave Your Lover Lyle Lovett
The Boxer Alison Krauss, Shawn Colvin and Jerry Douglas
Mother and Child Reunion Stephen Marley
Under African Skies Miriam Makeba and Paul Simon
*Clip from Paul Simon Graceland: The African Concert (Zimbabwe, 1987)
Homeless Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Mrs. Robinson Paul Simon
*Clip from Yankee Stadium Tribute To Joe DiMaggio (April 25, 1999)
Slip Slidin Away James Taylor and The Dixie Hummingbirds
Sunday Morning With The SensationaL Nightingales (Poem) Billy Collins and The Dixie Hummingbirds
That Was Your Mother Buckwheat Zydeco and Lyle Lovett
Homeward Bound Paul Simon and George Harrison
*Clip from Saturday Night Live (November 20, 1976)
Still Crazy After All These Years James Taylor
El Condor Pasa Marc anthony
Late In the evenIng Marc Anthony
Gone At Last Yolanda Adams and Jessy Dixon
Something So Right Dianne Reeves
The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin Groovy) The Muppets (Grover and Elmo)
Graceland Alison Krauss and Jerry Douglas
Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Bridge Over Troubled Water Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel
Father and Daughter Paul Simon
Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder
Loves Me Like A Rock Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder with The Dixie Hummingbirds
Sounds of Silence Philip Glass
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