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Paul Simon Announces Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour

Artist to stage ultimate concert performances in North America, UK and Europe, promising audiences an historic evening of career-spanning hits and timeless classics

Legendary songwriter, recording artist and performer Paul Simon, will embark on his farewell concert tour on May 16 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada at Rogers Arena….

Statement From Paul Simon

I’ve often wondered what it would feel like to reach the point where I’d consider bringing my performing career to a natural end. Now I know: it feels a little unsettling, a touch exhilarating, and something of a relief.

I love making music, my voice is still strong, and my…

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—Paul Simon

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Biography

During his distinguished career Paul Simon has been the recipient of many honors and awards including 12 Grammy Awards, three of which (“Bridge Over Troubled Water”, “Still Crazy After All These Years” and “Graceland”) were albums of the year. In 2003 he was given a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for his work as half of the duo Simon and Garfunkel. He is a member of The Songwriters Hall of Fame, a recipient of their Johnny Mercer Award and is in the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Simon and Garfunkel and as a solo artist. His song “Mrs. Robinson” from the motion picture “The Graduate” was named in the top ten of The American Film Institute’s 100 Years 100 Songs.

Awards + Achievements

  • 1968 GRAMMY: Record of the Year “Mrs. Robinson” – Simon & Garfunkel
  • 1975 GRAMMY: Best Pop Vocal Male – “Still Crazy After All These Years”
  • 1982: Paul Simon inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame
  • 2001: Paul Simon inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame