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Paul Simon is a highly regarded American
singer-songwriter. He was half of the folk-singing duo Simon and Garfunkel. Simon is a prolific
songwriter and his output has been of the highest calibre. After
Simon and Garfunkel split in 1970, Simon began to write
and record solo material as did his former musical collaborator Art Garfunkel.
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Paul Simon released his self-titled album, Paul Simon, in 1972, followed by the 1973 album, There Goes Rhymin' Simon, which featured such popular hit songs as "Something So Right" and "Kodachrome". He continued to record remarkable material during the 1970s and early 1980s. In 1986 he released the immensely popular Graceland, for which he won a Grammy. The album featured the groundbreaking use of African rhythms and performers such as Ladysmith Black Mambazo. In 1990, he followed up Graceland with the commercially successful and consistent successor album The Rhythm of the Saints, which featured Brazillian and Cajun musical themes. These albums helped to popularize world music as a genre.
In 2000, he released the critically acclaimed album You're The One. Surprise was released in May 2006.