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National Museum of American History to Honor Simon in Sept. 18 Program
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will present its Great Americans medal to composer, musician and philanthropist Paul Simon Sept. 18. The presentation of the medal is part of the “Great Americans Award Program,” the museum’s…
Thank you, Maui, for a special evening last night at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. What a treat to have Keola Beamer join Paul on stage! We’re ready for another special show tonight in support of local environmental organizations Auwahi Forest Restoration and Kuaʻāina Ulu ʻAuamo (KUA).
Listen here to Paul Simon and Dave Lawrence at Hawaiʻi Public Radio discuss environmental conservation / biodiversity preservation, and Paul’s upcoming Maui performances in support of the cause.
Paul plays this Tuesday 8/13 & Wednesday 8/14 at Maui Arts & Cultural Center, with net proceeds going…
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- 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
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- A Most Peculiar Man
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- A Simple Desultory Philippic (Or How I...
- Ace In The Hole
- Adios Hermanos
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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