Showing posts with label Paul Simon. Show all posts
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Paul Simon - Mother And Child Reunion on The Essential Paul Simon (1972)

Paul Simon - Mother And Child Reunion
"Mother and Child Reunion" is a song by the American singer-songwriter Paul Simon. It was the lead single from his second self-titled studio album (1972), released on Columbia Records. It was released as a single on February 5, 1972, reaching No. 1 in South Africa and No. 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. Billboard ranked it as the No. 57 song for 1972. It was one of the earliest songs by a white musician to feature prominent elements of reggae.



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Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away (1977)

Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away (1977)



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Slip Slidin' Away is a 1977 song written and recorded by Paul Simon, from his compilation album Greatest Hits, Etc.. It was one of two new songs to appear on the album, the other being "Stranded in a Limousine". Backing vocals on the song are provided by The Oak Ridge Boys. The song was originally recorded and considered for Simon's 1975 album Still Crazy After All These Years, but Simon decided not to include the song on the finished album. A demo version appears on the 2004 re-issue of the album.

"Slip Slidin' Away" was released as a single in October 1977 and became a major hit, peaking at #5 on the Billboard Pop Singles chart.

The song is referenced in the 1996 video game Super Mario 64 in the level "Cool, Cool Mountain". One of the missions where Mario has to go down an icy slide is called "Slip Slidin' Away".
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