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  1. Paul Simon opens summer tour at New Orleans Jazz FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    Paul Simon, songwriter extraordinaire, opened his spring and summer tour Friday with a headlining spot at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. In his first Jazz Fest appearance since he and his 1960s singing partner, Art Garfunkel, played the festival in 2010, Simon and his seven-piece band of multi-instrumentalists drew a colossal crowd to the Acura Stage.


  2. Vanderbilt and UCLA Debut Spotcheck Website to Evaluate Political AdsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 28 | Newswise

    In an election season that will shatter the record for money spent on a presidential campaign, political scientists at Vanderbilt and UCLA have created SpotCheck , a new approach for assessing political ads using internet-based surveys. "We now can present evidence as opposed to speculation about the impact of a political spot," says John Geer , the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt, who is partnering with Professor of Political Science Lynn Vavreck at UCLA on this new approach.


  3. Zoo started in Forsythe ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | The News-Star

    Simon & Garfunkel said it's all happening at the zoo, and in its 92-year history, Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo has been a hub of community activity and entertainment that offers an up-close experience with hundreds of species of rare and exotic animals. Early records indicate a municipal zoo was started in 1924 at Forsythe Park where the levee now stands.


  4. Paul Simon shares another new song, 'Cool Papa Bell'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... to Stranger , Simon teamed up with longtime collaborator Roy Halee, who also worked on Graceland and Simon & Garfunkel albums including Bookends and Bridge Over Troubled Water . "It's about making music that sounds old and new at the same time; ...


  5. Hear Paul Simon Sing About Baseball Legend on 'Cool Papa Bell'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | RollingStone

    Just one day before Paul Simon kicks off his 2016 tour at Jazz Fest in New Orleans he shared new track "Cool Papa Bell." It's a summertime ode to Bell, the legendary baseball player hailed as "the fastest man on Earth," sings Simon.


  6. Stop the madnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    Back in the day there was a great Simon and Garfunkel song “It's all happening at the Zoo.” Today those of us living in this beautiful valley can say “It's a total zoo at City Hall.” It is so very difficult to understand how one building can hold that many adults that can dream up so many zany ideas. The thought that any adult that lives in our valley might even possibly have a rational thought that we should consider hiring another consultant …this time to see if we need a upscale/high end hotel in downtown is beyond me.


  7. Help Us Pick the Five Greatest Country Duos of All Time [POLL]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | KUAD-FM Windsor

    Country music's history is filled with great duos. The sound of two voices meant to be together musically can truly create some recorded magic.


  8. Jazz bassist and vocalist Katie Ernst rises like the tideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Chicago Reader

    ... exposed to much music growing up in Naperville. "My dad had a couple of records," she says. "One was by Simon & Garfunkel, and I liked that. I had younger sisters who listened to Raffi, and I listened to that too. I could accept anything, and I was ...


  9. Art Garfunkel Coming To MinneapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | CBS Local

    ... 2017. Tickets for the show go on sale Friday. Garfunkel will play his solo material, hits from his days in Simon & Garfunkel, and share his reflections on his long career.


  10. Art Garfunkel to Perform at State Theatre; Tickets on Sale FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 |

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artist Art Garfunkel will perform an intimate set at Hennepin Theatre Trust's historic Pantages Theatre on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. The evening will include Garfunkel's solo and Simon & Garfunkel hits, poetry and reflections on his decades-long career. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 29 at the State Theatre Box Office, charge-by-phone at 982-2787 and online at .


  11. 5 Lunchtime Links: Why adult coloring could be less innocent than it...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Austin American Statesman

    ... in those who pursue it as a calming pastime. The legendary Paul Simon, a crucial half of also legendary Simon & Garfunkel, will record an "Austin City Limits" episode May 12 at ACL Live, the American-Statesman's Peter Blackstock reports. As with all ...


  12. Disturbed's David Draiman Says Response to Paul Simon-Approved "The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    Disturbed 's cover of Simon & Garfunkel 's "The Sound of Silence" has been met with a lot of praise: the song reached number-one on Billboard 's Mainstream Rock Songs chart, and even received approval from Paul Simon himself. "We only hoped that it would have half of the effect that it's having currently," frontman David Draiman tells ABC Radio.


  13. Vox Popular: The Charts As Soapbox In a Digital EraRead the original story

    Monday Apr 25 | FreakyTrigger

    This is the text of my presentation to EMP 2016, in Seattle. The theme of the conference was "voice", thankfully this proved flexible enough for me to ride my favourite hobby horse.


  14. The Sounds of Silence: Life Without RadioRead the original story

    Monday Apr 25 | Independent Women's Forum

    As a mother, I don't often have the chance to enjoy the sounds of silence. In fact, I'm usually struggling to listen to multiple conversations at once, all at varying volumes.


  15. Disturbed's "The Sound Of Silence" Enters Top 60 at Hot Adult Contemporary RadioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 |

    Spun 126 times during the April 17-23 tracking week, the Simon and Garfunkel cover ranks as the Mediabase Hot AC panel's #57 song. "The Sound Of Silence" is crossing over to mainstream formats after spending seven weeks atop Mediabase's active rock airplay chart (it is down to #2 this week).


  16. Art Garfunkel announces Bath Pavilion summer showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | This is Bath

    ... on the music world as both a solo artist, and with his singer/songwriter partner Paul Simon. As half of Simon & Garfunkel, one of the world's most celebrated duos throughout the '60s and '70s, Art scored hits with Bridge Over Troubled Water, Mrs ...


  17. Two ways across the waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 23 | The Gleaner

    In 1970, Art Garfunkel and Paul Simon, performing as Simon and Garfunkel, released their fifth studio album, Bridge over Troubled Water , which turned out to be their last. The title track opened the set.


  18. Election district move in Chino, Rancho Cucamonga and Upland involves split approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 23 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    Chino is moving toward district elections for city council just like Rancho Cucamonga and Upland - but it's traveling a lot faster. Rancho and Upland plan to put maps before voters in November, with the first district elections in 2018.


  19. Prince reference in 'Green Room' provoking spontaneous applauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 23 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    The new thriller Green Room is playing in limited release in nine cities , but amid all the horror in the film involving Neo Nazis and savage attack dogs and box-cutters, audiences are cheering at one moment evoking the name of Prince. The film begins with four members of a touring punk band named The Ain't Rights being asked by a journalist to name their "desert island band."


  20. Scarborough Renaissance FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | Dallas Observer

    In the words of Simon & Garfunkel, are you going to Scarborough Faire? If you're into dressing up like a wench and gnawing on gigantic turkey legs, you really ought to be. This festival celebrating all the glory of the renaissance runs annually from April through Memorial Day and draws tens of thousands of people decked out in full-on medieval regalia to witness everything from jousting knights on horseback to turtle races.