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Paul Simon Named #8 On ‘100 Greatest Songwriters Of All Time’ – Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone has compiled a list of The 100 Greatest Songwriters Of All Time, and Paul Simon has come in at #8. The magazine writes:

The quintessential New York singer-songwriter, he switches between styles effortlessly with as much attention to rhythm as melody, a rare quality among artists who came of age in the folk era. Over the decades, his music has incorporated Tin Pan Alley tunecraft, global textures, gentle acoustic reveries, gospel, R&B and electronic music, all without diluting his core appeal as an easeful chronicler of everyday alienation.

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Paul Simon on Rolling Stone The 100 Greatest Songwriters Of All Time