I was in a cab late yesterday afternoon when I checked my phone and saw the news that Nelson Mandela died. My cab driver was from Africa, and when I told him that Mandala had passed he let out a heartbreaking sound. Words could not convey his emotions. Though news of his death was not a surprise it still hit hard. Losing a man that had such an impact on his country, and every lover of peace and justice throughout the world, brings on a wave of various emotions.
Eighteen dates are set to be announced tomorrow for the tour, which is simply called “Paul Simon & Sting: On Stage Together,” with more to be announced soon.
Charity is typically understood by means of dollar signs; writing a check to aid a righteous cause. A noble act, indeed, but what about the most important aspect of charitable activism…action. While many more are […]
Paul Simon has written many great American Tunes. He was Born At The Right Time to be able to start his music career in the fabulous 1960′s. He was half of the amazing duo Simon […]
After some delay, the companion to Peter Gabriel covering other people’s songs on ‘Scratch My Back’ sees the light of day, featuring Arcade Fire, Lou Reed, Randy Newman and more.
Need a last minute gift for the rock and roll fan in your life? Or do you just need to figure out what to spend that awesome gift card on? We’re here to help with rundowns of this year’s best box sets from classic artists.
A Paul Simon radio interview is a very rare affair so when he consented to spend some time talking about his new album last week, we were in heaven. From the side of the stage […]
In celebration of the 67th anniversary of the UN’s founding, Wonder and famous pals including Sting and Paul Simon will perform this Wednesday.
Lin Brehmer and I kicked off the 2012 baseball season with our annual Cubs Home Opener Broadcast last spring. But let’s not talk about baseball. Too painful. The other night Martha Gilmer and I kicked […]
The bill features a number of husband wife combos: Paul Simon and Edie Brickell, Tina Fey and her husband (and “30 Rock” music composer) Jeff Richmond, Sting and Trudie Styler, Amy Grant and Vince Gill and James and Caroline Taylor. Stevie Wonder is on the bill with his daughter Aisha Morris, and Steve Martin is going “stag,” appearing on the lineup solo.