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Paul Simon & Friends: The Library Of Congress [Blu-ray]


Format: Blu-Ray
Catalog: 6109952
Rel. Date: 06/02/2009
UPC: 890039001426

Paul Simon & Friends: The Library Of Congress [Blu-ray]
Artist: Paul Simon
Format: Blu-Ray
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In May of 2007 the Library of Congress gathered an unprecedented group of musicians together in Washington, D.C., to honor Paul Simon as the first recipient of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Alison Krauss, Stevie Wonder, James Taylor, Lyle Lovett, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Marc Anthony, Art Garfunkel and a host of others joined Paul onstage in a multicultural tribute to the music of a great American artist and a great American art form.

This gala event, called the greatest night of popular music ever presented in our nation s capital, was beautifully filmed in high definition and captured with stunning Dolby TrueHD for a trulysuperior concert experience.



Introduction Bob Costas

50 Ways to Leave Your Lover Lyle Lovett

The Boxer Alison Krauss, Shawn Colvin and Jerry Douglas

Mother and Child Reunion Stephen Marley

Under African Skies Miriam Makeba and Paul Simon

*Clip from Paul Simon Graceland: The African Concert (Zimbabwe, 1987)

Homeless Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Mrs. Robinson Paul Simon

*Clip from Yankee Stadium Tribute To Joe DiMaggio (April 25, 1999)

Slip Slidin Away James Taylor and The Dixie Hummingbirds

Sunday Morning With The SensationaL Nightingales (Poem) Billy Collins and The Dixie Hummingbirds

That Was Your Mother Buckwheat Zydeco and Lyle Lovett

Homeward Bound Paul Simon and George Harrison

*Clip from Saturday Night Live (November 20, 1976)

Still Crazy After All These Years James Taylor

El Condor Pasa Marc anthony

Late In the evenIng Marc Anthony

Gone At Last Yolanda Adams and Jessy Dixon

Something So Right Dianne Reeves

The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin Groovy) The Muppets (Grover and Elmo)

Graceland Alison Krauss and Jerry Douglas

Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes Paul Simon and Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Bridge Over Troubled Water Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel

Father and Daughter Paul Simon

Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder

Loves Me Like A Rock Paul Simon and Stevie Wonder with The Dixie Hummingbirds

Sounds of Silence Philip Glass