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Video: Paul Simon covers ‘Here Comes The Sun’ for Conan’s George Harrison tribute

Posted on 24 Sep 2014 at 9:15am

From one legend to another. Paul Simon doffed his cap to George Harrison last night (September 23rd) as the second performer of Conan O’Brien’s week-long tribute to the late Beatles star’s musical career. His performance of the classic ‘Abbey Road‘ track ‘Here Comes The Sun‘ can be seen below.

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Jack White, Paul Simon climb on UK Record Store Chart

Posted on 23 Jul 2012 at 4:32am

Newton Faulkner is on top of the UK Record Store Album Chart for a second week with his new LP ‘Write It On Your Skin‘, while Jack White and Paul Simon have both improved on last week’s positions.

Paul Simon to be awarded with Polar Music Prize

Posted on 09 May 2012 at 5:11am

Legendary songwriter Paul Simon has been awarded with this year’s Polar Music Prize by the Royal Swedish Academy of Music.

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25th anniversary editions of Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’ announced

Posted on 29 Mar 2012 at 5:30am

The 25th anniversary of Paul Simon‘s landmark album ‘Graceland‘ is to celebrated in June with the release of a series of new editions of the Grammy Award winning record.

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Paul Simon joins Bruce Springsteen at Hard Rock Calling

Posted on 19 Mar 2012 at 9:29am

Paul Simon will bring his classic 1986 album ‘Graceland‘ to this year’s Hard Rock Calling for a headline appearance at the festival.

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Live4ever’s Essential Listening 2011 – The Albums

Posted on 21 Dec 2011 at 6:26am

And so to the third and final part of Live4ever’s 2011 retrospective. A year packed with some genuinely outstanding releases, 2011 has enjoyed some of the most unanimously acclaimed records of recent years; PJ Harvey has won seemingly every award up for grabs thanks to ‘Let England Shake’, Kate Bush has wowed everyone with her first record of the decade, while the likes of The Boxer Rebellion, FIGO and The Minutes have come to the party with equally impressive, under-the-radar efforts just as deserving of your precious time and attention.

To celebrate another year of great music, the Live4ever Ezine is offering two readers the opportunity to win a pair of Boom earphones; a prize packed with both style and sound quality. So to be in with a chance of winning, when you’ve been through the pick of the LPs which have been taking up our space throughout the year, leave a comment below telling us your own Top 5 Albums of 2011 to be automatically entered into our giveaway. Good luck!

Paul Simon To Tour Classic ‘Graceland’ Album Next Year

Posted on 12 Oct 2011 at 4:32am

Paul Simon will take his classic 1986 album ‘Graceland‘ out on the road next year, the legendary songwriter has announced.

2012 will mark the 25th anniversary of the touring duties for the landmark LP, which is also set to be re-released on new ‘box-set’ and ‘legacy’ editions next year.

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Live4ever’s Essential Albums Of 2011…So Far

Posted on 29 Jun 2011 at 7:00am

Summer’s here and up and down the UK and beyond bands are hauling themselves through rain, mud, occasional sunshine and irritating TV presenters as another festival season gets in full swing. So with 2011 already careering towards July, it seems like a good time to sit back, take stock of the first six months of the year, and sort through the best of what has been hogging the speakers at Live4ever so far. Is rock n roll music currently in a state of stagnation? Hmm, let’s just say, judge for yourself…

Is your favourite album so far not included? Why not leave us a comment below to recommend your own stand-outs from the first part of 2011.

Take That Knock Arctic Monkeys Off Top Spot On UK Charts

Posted on 19 Jun 2011 at 1:30pm

Following high profile tour dates last week, Take That‘s recent album ‘Progress‘ has climbed ten places to displace Arctic Monkeys‘ ‘Suck It and See‘, which drops to #4. Elsewhere, Adele‘s ‘21‘ continues going strong at no.2, while Seasick Steve and Foo Fighters both drop places; to #9 and #12 respectively.

Paul Simon‘s new album ‘So Beautiful Or So What‘ debuts at number 6, read Live4ever’s review here.

Paul Simon Joined By David Byrne On Stage In New York

Posted on 07 Jun 2011 at 11:21am

The 1,500 strong crowd at New York’s Webster Hall were treated to a special duet from two living legends last night (June 7th) when former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne joined Paul Simon on stage for rousing renditions of ‘You Can Call Me Al‘ and Talking Heads’ classic 1986 single ‘Road To Nowhere‘.

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