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Paul Simon : a life

Author: Marc Eliot
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The definitive biography of legendary singer-songwriter Paul Simon. Paul Simon, one of the country's most popular musicians, has been a dynamic creative force for more than half a century. Now New York Times bestselling biographer Marc Eliot draws on extensive research and original interviews to trace the incredible life and career of this iconic musician. Along the way Eliot examines Simon's early struggles to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Paul Simon; Paul Simon
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Eliot
ISBN: 9780470900857 0470900857 9780470900871 0470900873
OCLC Number: 687689161
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 313 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Paul Simon: A Life; Contents; Introduction; Part I: Tom & Jerry; Chapter 1: Two Princes from Queens; Chapter 2: Paul's Mystic Journey; Chapter 3: "Kathy's Song"; Chapter 4: The Calm Before the Storm; Part II: Simon & Garfunkel; Chapter 5: The Sounds of Simon; Chapter 6: A Gathering of the Tribes; Chapter 7: The Graduate; Chapter 8: A Time It Was; Part III: Simon without Garfunkel; Chapter 9: So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright; Chapter 10: On Top and Alone; Chapter 11: Still Crazy; Chapter 12: Where Have You Gone, Mr. Simon?; Chapter 13: The Prince and the Princess and the Pony.
Responsibility: Marc Eliot.

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The definitive biography of legendary singer-songwriter Paul Simon. Paul Simon, one of the country's most popular musicians, has been a dynamic creative force for more than half a century. Now New York Times bestselling biographer Marc Eliot draws on extensive research and original interviews to trace the incredible life and career of this iconic musician. Along the way Eliot examines Simon's early struggles to succeed as a singer-songwriter, the ups and downs of his decades-long collaboration with Art Garfunkel, his at-times obsessive admiration and competitive drive with Bob Dylan, his music.

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