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

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.

Natalie Prass Announces 'Side By Side' EP, Covers of Simon & Garfunkel, Grimes and Anita Baker

Natalie Prass came out with her fantastically peppy self-titled debut album earlier this year and now looks to follow it up with an EP titled 'Side By Side,' which is filled with two live versions of her 2015 songs "My Baby Don't Understand Me" and ...

Family Guy's Peterpalooza Packs Snoop Dogg, Deadmau5, Weird Al, More

Family Guy's Seth MacFarlane is bringing the biggest music event to Rhode Island since the Newport Folk Festival, including performances from Deadmau5, Snoop Dogg, Weird Al Yankovic and more. Unfortunately, this revelry won't take place in real life ...

50 Years of Rolling Stones No. 1s: "Satisfaction," "Paint It Black" and More

Many a joke has been passed about the age of the Rolling Stones...and maybe this fact confirms it: It's been more than 50 years since the band released its first American no. 1 single, "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," which peaked on the Billboard ...

Beatles' 5 Best Years at The Grammys: Battles with Frank Sinatra and A Surprising Peak Point

The Beatles were kind of a big deal, as their countless hits and no. 1 singles can attest to, but their shelf wasn't nearly as full of Grammys as you might think. The group "only" managed to snag nine of the most vaunted awards in music across its ...

Simon & Garfunkel's 'Bridge Over Troubled Water': 11 Songs Ranked For Its 45th Anniversary

Today, Jan. 26, marks the 45th anniversary of Simon & Garfunkel's classic album Bridge Over Troubled Water, which saw the legendary folk-pop duo conclude their career with their most ambitious, eclectic, and well-written collection of songs. In ...

Paul Simon Signs Off On Biography By Music Critic Robert Hillburn

Legendary singer-songwriter Paul Simon has signed off on a biography about his life to be written by music critic Robert Hilburn. According to The Associated Press, Simon & Schuster will be publishing the as-of-yet untitled biography, though no ...

9 Bands That Have Broken Up More Than Once: Simon & Garfunkel, The Velvet Underground, And More

Yesterday, Sept. 18, the very sad news broke that Ohio indie rock legends Guided By Voices had suddenly broken-up and canceled their upcoming tour dates. This is second time the group has split (the first split occurred back in 2004), which isn't all ...

Species Named after Famous Musicians: Mick Jagger, Beyoncé, Bono, Jim Morrison and Many More

Mick Jagger had the honor (or something like it), as Music Times reporter Carolyn Menyes wrote earlier this week, of having an extinct species of pig named after him. The news itself isn't that shocking: scientists are naming stuff after musicians ...

9 Albums That Open With Instrumentals: Simon & Garfunkel, Modest Mouse And More

Last week I wrote about albums that end on instrumental tracks, which I described as sort of epilogues to the album's narrative structure. If ending an album on an instrumental is an epilogue, opening with one must be a prologue, a way to ease the ...

8 Albums Named After Their Cover Songs: Cyndi Lauper, Bruce Springsteen, And More

When you put a cover song on an album of otherwise original music, it's typically the sort of thing that's tucked away somewhere deep into the tracklisting and not really highlighted. However, these artists felt that their cover songs were so ...

6 Artists Whose Final Albums Were Their Best: Simon & Garfunkel, Nirvana, And More

You'd think that after releasing an incredible, critically acclaimed album, an artist would have more of an incentive to continue along the same path. For one reason or another, however, these six artists closed out their careers on their best album.

8 Studio Albums That Feature A Live Track: Neil Young, Johnny Cash, And More

One of the primary objectives for a record producer is to make sure all of the songs on an album sound sonically consistent, but some artists choose to do away with this consistency by incorporating a live recording into the otherwise studio recorded ...

6 Great Songs With Solos On Unusual Instruments: Simon & Garfunkel, The Replacements, and more

In rock and pop songs, most solos are played on guitar or keyboard, though occasionally the bassist and drummer gets chances to shine. However, these six artists chose pretty unconventional instruments (for rock and pop music, anyway) to play them ...

10 Great Albums With Semi-Title Tracks: The Who, Simon & Garfunkel, And More

The last time I wrote about title tracks, I mentioned songs that were left off of the albums that bore their name. Though these ten songs were placed on the correct albums, their titles are actually slightly different, which means they're technically ...

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