The new book 'Paul Simon: The Life' offers unprecedented access into the private life of the singer-songwriter. But in early when his Broadway musical The Capeman closed after a mere six-week run, he turned to a powerful South American hallucinogenic, ayahuasca, to numb the pain. He needed an escape. It also enabled me to hear new sounds in my head, which led to me being able to write songs much faster than before. Simon had rarely talked about his ayahuasca use before sitting down with Hilburn, and it was just one of many revelatory things he told the veteran Los Angeles Times writer during their extensive interviews for the upcoming book Paul Simon : The Life. All in all, they spoke for more than hours across the course of a year. Hilburn also interviewed numerous friends and associates of Simon, including the late Carrie Fisher, Lorne Michaels, Steve Martin, his wife Edie Brickell, childhood best friend Bobby Susser, his brother Eddie Simon and many, many others. He was very forthcoming. It was professional.
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Simon and Garfunkel
Paul Frederic Simon born October 13, is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor. Simon's musical career has spanned over six decades. Robinson ", and " Bridge over Troubled Water ". He recorded three acclaimed albums over the following five years. His mother, Belle — , was an elementary school teacher. The musician Donald Fagen described Simon's childhood as that of "a certain kind of New York Jew , almost a stereotype, really, to whom music and baseball are very important. I think it has to do with the parents. The parents are either immigrants or first-generation Americans who felt like outsiders, and assimilation was the key thought—they gravitated to black music and baseball looking for an alternative culture. I'd go on my bike, and I'd hustle kids in stickball. I used to listen to games with my father.
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One of the most paradoxical figures in rock-and-roll history, Simon exemplified many of the principles against which the music initially reacted. Infatuated with teenage street music in the mids, he returned throughout his career to the wellspring of dreamy doo-wop vocal harmony for inspiration and refreshment. After he and Garfunkel broke up in they reunited briefly in the early s for a tour and a live album , Simon pursued a successful career as a singer-songwriter of whimsical introspective songs with tricky time signatures.
He has worked with musicians all over the world, had dozens of hits and continues to release new music to critical acclaim. As a singer-songwriter known for his cerebral compositions, it seems only fitting that Simon's mother, Belle, was an English teacher and his father, Louis, was both a teacher and a bandleader; the Simon family used to stay up late to catch his appearances on The Jackie Gleason Show and Arthur Godfrey and His Friends. In , they pooled together the money to cut a single, "Hey Schoolgirl," and had their first hit at the age of But when none of the other tracks they recorded had any success, Tom and Jerry decided to go their separate ways. To make extra money, Simon continued doing demos and offering his services to producers, which is where he learned how to work in the studio, and how to handle the business side of the music industry, both of which would become invaluable. A chance encounter a few years later brought Simon and Garfunkel back together as a musical duo, and they used their real names when they released their first album, Wednesday Morning , 3 A. He busked in France, Spain and England, slept under bridges, and fell in love with his first real muse, Kathy. He released a solo album, The Paul Simon Songbook , in The liner notes featured Simon arguing with his alter ego, disparaging his own talent, but the truth is, he was having the time of his life in London. He was meeting other musicians, getting well paid for gigs and was in love.