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Paul Simon – Songwriter 2

Posted by Podmaster On October - 20 - 2011

Paul Simon continues with more secrets to his songwriting success.  First he discusses how to keep listeners engaged while taking songs off into the many directions to which they can go, followed by trying to unravel the mysteries of “Mystery Train.”  Songs in this episode include “Train in the Distance,” “Late in the Evening” and “American Tune.”


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Paul Simon – Songwriter – 2CD compilation of 32 great moments from his solo career. Includes all his solo hits, some deep album cuts and one brand new track, “The Sound of Silence” recorded live at New York City’s Webster Hall in June 2011.  This podcast series also includes music from Paul Simon’s most recent album, So Beautiful or So What, in stores now from Hear Music/Concord.

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Paul Simon – Songwriter 1

Posted by Podmaster On October - 13 - 2011

The four-part Paul Simon “Songwriter” series celebrates his 70th birthday by helping Paul look back on all the crap he learned in high school. But seriously…Paul Simon discusses how his creative process evolved over time through his comments between some of the best known tracks from his solo career. Episode 1 features “Kodachrome,” “So Beautiful or So What” and “Mother and Child Reunion.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Paul Simon – Songwriter – 2CD compilation of 32 great moments from his solo career. Includes all his solo hits, some deep album cuts and one brand new track, “The Sound of Silence” recorded live at New York City’s Webster Hall in June 2011.  The podcast series also includes music from Paul Simon’s most recent album, So Beautiful or So What, in stores now from Hear Music/Concord.

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Simon & Garfunkel: Bridge over Troubled Water 1

Posted by Podmaster On February - 22 - 2011

Legacy Podcasts explores one of the most beloved albums of the last 40 years – “Bridge over Troubled Water” by Simon & Garfunkel. Brand new interviews with Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel, producer Roy Halee and others provide first hand accounts of how these classic songs were made. Songs featured in this first episode include “Baby Driver,” “Why Don’t You Write Me” and “The Boxer.”

Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
40th anniversary edition in stores March 8. Includes original album plus Bonus DVD (making-of documentary “Harmony Time” and the 1969 TV special “Song for America.”)

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Simon & Garfunkel: Live 1969 4

Posted by Podmaster On June - 23 - 2009

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Simon & Garfunkel: Live 1969 3

Posted by Podmaster On June - 16 - 2009

The Simon & Garfunkel “Live 1969” podcast continues with Paul Simon discussing his songwriting style as interviewed in 1966. Bud Scoppa adds comments on the full band arrangements on this tour, and how the crowd reacted to their first exposure to songs from the yet-to-be-released “Bridge Over Troubled Water” album.

Features these tracks from Live 1969

  • “Silver Haired Daddy of Mine”
  • “Why Don’t You Write Me”
  • “Mrs Robinson”
  • “Kathy’s Song”
  • “Bridge Over Troubled Water”
  • “Time of Innocence”

Producer: Joyride Media

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Simon & Garfunkel: Live 1969 2

Posted by Podmaster On June - 9 - 2009

Episode 2 begins with journalist Bud Scoppa’s thoughts on how Simon & Garfunkel’s music compared and contrasted with the early 1960s folk revivalists like The Kingston Trio, as well as the later folk-rock sounds of the three Bs – Bob Dylan, The Byrds and The Beatles.

Features these tracks from Live 1969

  • “Why Don’t You Write Me”
  • “That Silver Haired Daddy of Mine”
  • “Scarborough Fair”
  • “Sounds of Silence”
  • “Time of Innocence”

Producer: Joyride Media

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Simon And Garfunkel: Live 1969 1

Posted by Podmaster On May - 26 - 2009

Rita Houston from WFUV-FM in New York hosts the story of Simon & Garfunkel, from their early days in Queens, NY to their 1969 tour captured on the new live album, Live 1969.

Throughout this series, we’ll hear archival interview clips with Paul and Art and new comments by pop journalist Bud Scoppa. We’ll even hear from two of Paul & Art’s Forest Hills High School classmates – Stuart Hochman and Robert Lieberman (director of the documentary Last Stop Kew Gardens).

Featured tracks from Live 1969

  • Homeward Bound
  • Song For the Asking
  • At the Zoo
  • The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin Groovy)
  • Old Friends
  • For Emily, Wherever I May Find Her

Producer: Joyride Media

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