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2bfree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-09-06 10:46 AM
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55. I love Paul Simon!
I discovered him when I was in the sixth grade and have been a fan ever since (I am 42 now). I will buy this CD.
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  -New Paul Simon: "Wartime Prayers" Hissyspit  May-09-06 01:30 AM   #0 
  - He is the most over rated of all time  tatertop   May-09-06 01:33 AM   #1 
  - LOL, I saw your post after posting mine. sorry you don't like the guy, I  caligirl   May-09-06 01:36 AM   #3 
  - tatertop, have you heard Simon's song "Silent Night/7:00 News" ?  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 02:11 AM   #8 
  - That was then this is now. The battle is raging, where is he?  tatertop   May-09-06 02:17 AM   #10 
     - Your musical tastes notwithstanding, the post demonstrates his  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 02:27 AM   #12 
     - I think 'then' was before Simon  DoYouEverWonder   May-09-06 04:10 AM   #19 
     - Not sure where you got that  HornBuckler   May-09-06 04:39 AM   #22 
     - I can't seem to find anything about Simon being a Scientologist  Hissyspit   May-09-06 05:32 AM   #25 
     - I really don't think that's true.  zanne   May-09-06 05:37 AM   #26 
        - You're right on all counts, zanne. He's not a Scientologist and he IS a  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 05:47 AM   #28 
     - Maybe he's not one anymore  DoYouEverWonder   May-09-06 07:00 AM   #33 
     - I've never heard that, DYEW. Do you have a link?  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 04:55 AM   #23 
     - So far I can't find one  DoYouEverWonder   May-09-06 07:01 AM   #35 
        - But you can't just call someone a Scientologist without back-up info,  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 07:12 AM   #36 
           - Of course he is Jewish  DoYouEverWonder   May-09-06 07:15 AM   #37 
              - This sure doesn't sound like a Scientologist:  Hissyspit   May-09-06 07:44 AM   #43 
              - Based on "scuttlebut on the street"? I think you looked around the cage  Veganistan   May-09-06 07:51 AM   #44 
     - I looked to see what was up with the man's religious affiliation & found  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 05:09 AM   #24 
        - "perhaps the only Jew in rock to ever try changing his name" ...  TheBorealAvenger   May-09-06 10:16 AM   #51 
           - Is that the passage on "Landis" ? Hi, BorealAvenger. Long time no  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 10:22 AM   #52 
              - That was a quote out of your excerpt  TheBorealAvenger   May-09-06 10:28 AM   #53 
                 - Yes -- where he wanted to change an already Jewish name to another  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 10:30 AM   #54 
     - In the interview with Simon today on NPR  Hissyspit   May-09-06 04:13 AM   #20 
     - With respect, tatertop, there are many battles out there. Paul Simon  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 05:43 AM   #27 
     - yeah , he is half as cool as the dixie chicks  mdmc   May-09-06 12:51 PM   #61 
  - Out of the park insanity.  HornBuckler   May-09-06 04:26 AM   #21 
  - "Enough said" is always a clue that what has been said is  speedoo   May-09-06 09:17 AM   #47 
  - I think that is a little harsh. Not everyone can be filled with  HuskerDU   May-09-06 11:34 AM   #58 
  - This i will buy. Saw Simon in concert in San Jose sometime back,  caligirl   May-09-06 01:34 AM   #2 
  - S & G were pop movie soundtrack singers  Hardrada   May-09-06 01:36 AM   #4 
  - their music is better than their lyrics  Viva_La_Revolution   May-09-06 01:48 AM   #5 
  - I respectfully disagree. They began as Tom and Jerry, then moved  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 02:08 AM   #7 
     - I just didn't get that "vibe" from them. Guess I was not paying  Hardrada   May-09-06 04:18 PM   #62 
     - I never much liked S&G but I love Paul Simon  Laurab   May-10-06 01:14 AM   #66 
  - Paul Simon is strictly top-drawer. I'll invest in this recording, you  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 02:03 AM   #6 
  - That's the truth!!!  KyndCulture   May-09-06 02:38 AM   #15 
     - Hi, KyndCulture. A wild talent, Paul Simon. Although he got great praise  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 02:40 AM   #16 
        - I posted the MP3 down thread... this is BEAUTIFUL!!!  KyndCulture   May-09-06 02:42 AM   #17 
        - That is a great recording. A casual musician would have no prayer in  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 02:46 AM   #18 
        - "The Boxer" is a masterpiece.  zanne   May-09-06 05:59 AM   #29 
        - Yes. It's layers deep and very visual. I think of it not only as a song  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 06:04 AM   #30 
        - "Well the years are rushing by me",  zanne   May-09-06 07:16 AM   #38 
           - You've got 'em. The very ones. A great verse. When he sang it  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 07:21 AM   #40 
        - For it me, it was "My Little Town"  TheBorealAvenger   May-09-06 10:14 AM   #50 
        - Gotta agree with you on "Hearts and Bones"  stellanoir   May-09-06 11:24 AM   #57 
           - Hi, stellanoir. You have a great DU user name and it looks like your  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 12:46 PM   #59 
  - Hissyspit, thank you for posting these lyrics, which are beautiful,  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 02:15 AM   #9 
  - I thought they we're very moving  Hissyspit   May-09-06 02:27 AM   #11 
  - Album done in collaboration with Brian Eno. n/t  Hissyspit   May-09-06 02:28 AM   #13 
  - I heard some excerpts...  sendero   May-09-06 07:23 AM   #42 
  - Here's the mp3 if you want to hear it.  KyndCulture   May-09-06 02:34 AM   #14 
  - Thanks. nt  Monkey see Monkey Do   May-09-06 11:20 AM   #56 
  - kick  KyndCulture   May-09-06 06:10 AM   #31 
  - He's on SNL this week. Hope he sings this one.  peekaloo   May-09-06 06:52 AM   #32 
  - Hi, peekaloo. I'm heading out in just a while to round up a copy.  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 07:01 AM   #34 
     - Howdy back. I agree on his immense talent.  peekaloo   May-09-06 07:16 AM   #39 
        - "American Tune" -- you got that right and then some.  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 07:23 AM   #41 
           - I always liked "Duncan"  Hissyspit   May-09-06 08:30 AM   #45 
              - "Duncan" is a fine piece. It's not played enough to suit me, but  Old Crusoe   May-09-06 10:00 AM   #49 
  - Where were these guys when it was unpopular to dis bush?  tuvor   May-09-06 09:17 AM   #46 
  - I think the Dixie Chicks were the only high profile people that...  speedoo   May-09-06 09:29 AM   #48 
  - Springsteen played "War" at his concerts right before the war started &  Hissyspit   May-09-06 09:41 PM   #65 
  - There has been lots of anti-Bush music over the past years, but it  Hissyspit   May-09-06 09:34 PM   #63 
     - Exactly my point. No sixties icons.  tuvor   May-09-06 09:39 PM   #64 
  - I love Paul Simon!  2bfree   May-09-06 10:46 AM   #55 
  - Paul Simon is great  mdmc   May-09-06 12:49 PM   #60 
 

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