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Biography (print)

James E. Perone. Paul Simon: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2000. ISBN 0313310165

Marc Eliot. Paul Simon: A Life. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2010. ISBN 0470433639


Biographical movies
"American Masters: Paul Simon: Born at the Right Time (#7.1)" (1993)

Portrayed in
We Are the World: Inside the World (2005)

Interview
Uncut (UK)April 2011, Iss. 167, pg. 34 - 44, by: Allan Jones, "'Being a legend doesn't mean anything other than that you're old.' The new album by Paul Simon is called So Beautiful Or So What and is, he says, "a recapitulation of the whole trip that I've been on, my whole career". A good time, then, for a wide-ranging conversation with one of America's greatest songwriters about his long and extraordinary journey. Simon takes us from New York to London, from Kingston to Soweto. From his first adolesent songs, through the triumphs of Simon & Garfunkel and his early solo career, onto troubled movies and musicals, creative crises, the commercial and political dramas of Graceland, and his remarkable new collection of songs."
Humo (Belgium)31 October 2001, Iss. 3191, pg. 94, "En u?"
Mojo (UK)October 2000, Iss. 83, pg. 114, "Paul Simon talks to Phil Sutcliffe"
Playboy (USA)February 1984, Vol. 31, Iss. 2, pg. 49-51+162-176, by: Tony Schwartz, "Playboy Interview"

Article
Uncut (UK)October 2010, pg. 36 - 39, by: Graeme Thomson, ""He is a foreign man. He is surrounded by the sound": 25 years ago, Paul Simon was going nowhere, until a bootleg cassette from Soweto inspired him to set off on a fantastic South African adventure. There, with a horde of local musicians, he began Graceland, an LP that resurrected his career, and threw him into a minefield of political controversy ..."
The New York Times (USA)13 January 2010, Vol. 159, Iss. 54,919, pg. C2, by: Ben Sisario, "Simon and Garfunkel to Play Jazzfest"
San Jose Mercury News (USA)23 June 2009, by: Carolyn Thompson, "Sorry, Paul Simon, Kodak's Taking Kodachrome Away"
The New York Times (USA)19 September 2008, by: Paul Simon, "Songs Open Doors to the Inner Sanctum"
The New York Times (USA)25 April 2008, Vol. 157, Iss. 54,291, pg. E3, by: Nate Chinen, "Simon and Song Reunion: Celebrating a Life's Work"
The Village Voice (USA)16 April 2008, by: Rob Harvilla, "Paul Simon at BAM: Will and Grace"
The New York Times (USA)3 April 2008, Vol. 157, Iss. 54,269, pg. E1 & E8, by: Ben Ratliffe, "'The Capeman' Revisited, Far From Broadway Lights"
Uncut (UK)July 2006, pg. 7, by: Paul Simon, "Still angry after all these years? Rhymin' Simon on the problems facing Dylan, the Stones and Neil Young"
7 Dimanche (Belgium)14 May 2006, Iss. 035, pg. 17, "Paul Simon : Surprise"
The Washington Post (USA)8 December 2002, Vol. 126, Iss. 3, pg. G1+G4-G5, by: David Segal, "Old Friends: Paul Simon And His Songwriting Muse"
The Washington Post (USA)20 August 2002, Vol. 125, Iss. 258, pg. C1+C4, by: Jacqueline Trescott, "Simon Does The Honors: Kennedy Center Taps Singer To Replace McCartney"
Liner Notes (USA)2001, Vol. 8, Iss. 1, pg. 12-13, by: Parke Puterbaugh, "Hall of Fame Inductees"
Mojo (UK)November 2000, Iss. 84, pg. 50-52+54, by: Chris Ingham, "Still Crazy? From Simon And Garfunkel to his new masterpiece 'You're The One,' Paul Simon is recognized as a great American songwriter."
Mojo (UK)November 2000, Iss. 84, pg. 56, by: Chris Ingham, "Keepin' the customer satisfied: Thirty six years of Mr. Rhymin' Simon, surveyed"
Mojo (UK)October 2000, Iss. 83, pg. 38, "'Time Machine: October, 1986' - Simon's township jive"
Mojo (UK)October 2000, Iss. 83, pg. 114, by: Phil Sutcliffe, "A hazy shade of genius: Old hand writes a new classic or two."
Entertainment Weekly (USA)12 December 1997, Vol. 1, Iss. 409, pg. 34-40, by: Chris Willman, "Crime 'N' Simon: The Capeman"
Rolling Stone (USA)2 July 1987, Iss. 503, pg. 42-44+46+48+59, by: David Fricke, "Paul Simon's Amazing Graceland Tour: The world is suddenly dancing to a South African beat, much to the dismay of some antiapartheid activists"

Pictorial
Playboy (USA)September 1987, Vol. 34, Iss. 9, pg. 178, by: Phil Loftus, "Grapevine: Hats Off to Paul"

Magazine cover photo
Uncut (UK)April 2011, Iss. 167
Oor (Netherlands)3 November 1990, Iss. 22
Rolling Stone (USA)2 July 1987, Iss. 503
Oor (Netherlands)7 February 1987, Iss. 3
Rolling Stone (USA)18 March 1982
People Weekly (USA)3 November 1980
Oor (Netherlands)13 August 1975, Iss. 16
Music Life (Japan)April 1974


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