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"Don't Grow Up Soon:" 5 Songs Written By Fathers For Their Children

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A father and his child share a unique bond. No amount of hard and heavy work would keep these men from fawning over their little bundles of joy. Some fathers scream in joy. Some fathers, however, get so inspired that they immortalize their feelings in song. Here are some of the most successful songs that these father-musicians have written for their children.READ MORE

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Paul Simon's 'Homeward Bound - The Farewell Tour' Will Be His Last Tour

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Paul Simon's Final Tour will stop in major cities across North America and Europe. The concert tour will kick off in Vancouver, Canada, this coming summer.READ MORE

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MIXTAPE MONDAY: Check Out New Songs from Bob Dylan, Anna Wise, Tegan and Sara & More

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Bob Dylan, Anna Wise, and Tegan and Sara, among many other artists, premiered new songs this week. Check out our weekly mixtape now!READ MORE

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Paul Simon Pens Song for Louis C.K. & Steve Buscemi Series, ‘Horace and Pete’ [LISTEN]

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Back in August, comedian Louis C.K. revealed that he would put his critically acclaimed FX series, 'Louie,' on the backburner for an "extended hiatus" in order to turn his focus and creativity on innovative projects. After a few months, Louis C.K. put himself back on the map in the most nonchalant way ever by simply sending an e-mail to his fans, letting them know that a brand-new dark comedy series, 'Horace and Pete,' is now available on his official website. The show's theme song was penned by Paul Simon himself, lending more starpower to the series starring both C.K. and Steve Buscemi.READ MORE

Joan Baez

Joan Baez Adds Paul Simon and Mavis Staples to Tour-Launching 75th Birthday Concert Lineup

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Joan Baez is launching an 18-city North American tour with a concert celebrating the legendary folk singer-songwriter and social activist's 75th birthday and 55 year-long career. The folk pioneer has announced that she's added Paul Simon and Mavis Staples to the stacked lineup of special guests joining her on stage at New York City's Beacon Theatre on January 27th.READ MORE

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U2’s ‘iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE’ 2015 World Tour: Dublin Shows See Huge Resale Ticket Prices

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After six months on the road, U2 is approaching the final weeks of their massive world tour 'iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE', and the band is slated to go out with a bang. The European leg of the tour, which kicked off on September 4, has been packing arenas overseas just as consistently as it had in the U.S. and will officially wrap up on November 28 after four sold out shows in the band's home city of Dublin, Ireland. Tickets to see U2 in Dublin have skyrocketed to huge numbers on the resale market, as the cheapest ticket available for all four shows is currently a whopping $897.READ MORE

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Dion & Paul Simon Release Emotional Duet, 'New York is My Home' Music Video [WATCH]

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As February 2016 rounds the corner, American singer-songwriter Dion has plans to drop his latest album, titled 'New York Is My Home'. The "Runaround Sue" singer enlisted the help of fellow proud New Yorker, Paul Simon, to lend his harmonic vocals on the album's title track, featured in the latest music video release for the album.READ MORE

James Blake

James Blake and Bon Iver's Justin Vernon Cover 'The Sound of Silence' by Simon & Garfunkel

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During James Blake's BBC 1 Residency show earlier this week, he debuted a collaborative cover of Simon and Garfunkel's "The Sound of Silence" alongside Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, Volcano Choir and several other projects.READ MORE

All for the Hall Concert

Paul Simon, Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley Perform at All For The Hall Benefit [WATCH]

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An all-star cast of musicians came together for the annual All for the Hall concert, this year at the new Playstation Theater in Times Square Tuesday night, for a private acoustic performance to raise money for Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and music education programs. Performers included Paul Simon, Emmylou Harris, Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley and Vince Gill.READ MORE

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Paul Simon and Stephen Colbert Perform 'Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard' on Late Show

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When the first week of guests were announced for "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," there was a lot of speculation as to whom the mysterious Paul Simon tribute band, Troubled Waters, could be. Turns out it was Simon himself accompanied by a whistling Colbert performing "Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard."READ MORE

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Brandon Flowers' 'The Desired Effect' Beats Mariah Carey, Faith No More for No. 1 Album in UK

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Brandon Flowers wrote that "You Can't Deny My Love," and it seems as though you can't deny him a No. 1 album, either. The Killers frontman's latest solo album The Desired Effect has arrive at the top of the album chart in the United Kingdom, besting album releases from Faith No More, Mariah Carey and Paul WellerREAD MORE

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Art Garfunkel Lashes Out at Paul Simon in New Interview

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In a recent interview, Art Garfunkel accuses his former Simon & Garfunkel partner, Paul Simon, of suppressing his creativity and suffering a napoleon complex. Garfunkel told The Telegraph that Simon was to blame for the lack of reunion tours and even took a small jab at the Beatles Paul McCartney.READ MORE

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Blur's New Album 'The Magic Whip' Bests Josh Groban, Taylor Swift for No. 1 Spot in UK

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Blur's first album together in 12 years The Magic Whip arrived in the U.K. with great fanfare last week - and the welcome return to music is reflected in album sales. Yesterday (May 4), the new LP was deemed as Blur's sixth No. 1 album in its home country, beating out recent releases from Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and The Proclaimers.READ MORE

Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder and 5 Other Artists Banned in Apartheid South Africa: The Beatles, Pink Floyd and More

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Stevie Wonder was a political lighting rod during 1985, and most of it was tied to politics in another nation: The pianist was arrested during a South African Apartheid protest outside of Congress and later would dedicate his Best Original Song Oscar (which he won for "I Just Called to Say I Love You" from The Woman in Red) to Nelson Mandela, who remained imprisoned at Pollsmoor Prison. That action led the South African government to ban all of Wonder's music across the board. He wasn't the first musician to deal with censorship from the paranoid Apartheid government however. Here are five other acts, including Pink Floyd and The Beatles, that got banned.READ MORE

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Paul Simon Endures Awkward Q&A in 'Portlandia' [WATCH]

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Paul Simon makes a guest appearance in a teaser for Thursday’s new episode of Portlandia, the satirical sketch comedy show dreamed up by Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, and hilarity ensues.READ MORE

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