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July 25, 2013

As part of an ongoing song exchange with other artists, Peter Gabriel covered Paul's song "The Boy in the Bubble" on his 2010 covers record, Scratch My Back. Now, Paul's interpretation of Peter's protest song "Biko," about South African anti-apartheid activist Stephen Biko, is set to be released on the companion album, And I'll Scratch Yours.

June 26, 2013
Paul Simon was the surprise guest at Sting's Back To Bass concert at the Borgata in Atlantic City (June 14, 2013), where they paired up for performances of "The Boxer" and "Fields Of Gold." Check out this shot of the two rehearsing before the concert.

April 05, 2013

Paul Simon pays tribute to his dear friend and longtime producer Phil Ramone by dedicating "Slip Slidin' Away" (a song they co-produced), at Byron Bay Blues Festival on April 1, 2013.

March 22, 2013

Simon and Garfunkel's "The Sound of Silence" has been selected as one of 25 recordings to be preserved at the U.S. Library of Congress. The track, which was originally released on the duo's first album, Wednesday Monring, 3 A.M., became a #1 hit in 1966 after Columbia Records producer Tom Wilson overdubbed drums, electric guitar and electric bass for the song’s release as a single. Recordings are added to the National Recording Registry for long-term preservation due to cultural, artistic and historic importance to the nation’s aural legacy.