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Paul Simon Confirms New Live Album And DVD


Paul Simon has confirmed plans to release a new live album and DVD titled Paul Simon - The Concert in Hyde Park. The recording was captured during his 2012 performance at London's Hard Rock Calling fest and found Simon flanked by many of his collaborators from his classic Graceland period.

The release comes via Sony's Legacy Recordings, who broke the news in an official press release, noting:

"Available for the first time ever, Paul Simon - The Concert in Hyde Park chronicles the legendary artist's historic concert at the 2012 Hard Rock Calling Festival with an epic career-spanning set including Simon's most enduring hits ("Kodachrome," "Graceland," "Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard," "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover"), fan favorites, and two Simon & Garfunkel classics. The concert features a reunion with the original Graceland musicians on the Grammy-winning album's 25th anniversary . . . performing his original songs "The Harder They Come" and "Many Rivers to Cross", and a duet with Cliff and Simon on "Vietnam" and "Mother and Child Reunion."

by RTTNews Staff Writer

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