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Paul Simon - Paul Simon And Friends: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Paul Simon - Paul Simon And Friends: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
  • Performer Paul Simon
  • Title Paul Simon And Friends: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
  • Date of release 2009
  • Country US
  • Style Pop Rock
  • Label Shout! Factory
  • Catalog number 66109952
  • Other formats Blu-ray, Album
  • Genre Rock / Pop
  • Size MP3 1401 mb
  • Size FLAC 1654 mb
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 250

Tracklist

1Paul Simon, Ladysmith Black MambazoDiamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes
2Paul Simon, Miriam MakebaUnder African Skies
3Stevie Wonder, The Dixie HummingbirdsLoves Me Like A Rock
4Paul Simon, George HarrisonHomeward Bound- Clip from Saturday Night Live (November 20, 1976)
5Alison Krauss, Shawn Colvin, Jerry DouglasThe Boxer
6Paul SimonClip From Yankee Stadium Tribute To Joe DiMaggio (April 25, 1999)
7The MuppetsThe 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) (Grover And Elmo)
8Paul Simon, Stevie WonderMe And Julio Down By The Schoolyard
9Lyle Lovett50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
10The Dixie Hummingbirds, James Taylor Slip Slidin' Away
11Alison Krauss, Jerry DouglasGraceland
12Simon & GarfunkelBridge Over Troubled Water
13Paul Simonclip from Paul Simon Graceland: The African Concert (Zimbabwe, 1987)
14Paul SimonFather And Daughter
15Stephen MarleyMother And Child Reunion
16Philip GlassSounds Of Silence
17Marc AnthonyLate In The Evening
18Buckwheat Zydeco, Lyle LovettThat Was Your Mother
19James Taylor Still Crazy After All These Years
20Bob CostasIntroduction
21Marc AnthonyEl Condor Pasa
22Billy Collins, The Dixie HummingbirdsSunday Morning With The Sensational Nightingales (poem)
23Ladysmith Black MambazoHomeless
24Yolanda Adams, Jessy DixonGone At Last
25Paul SimonMrs. Robinson
26Dianne ReevesSomething So Right

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
826663-11327Paul Simon Paul Simon And Friends: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song ‎(DVD-V, NTSC)Shout! Factory826663-11327US2009
SHOUT 007Paul Simon Paul Simon And Friends: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song ‎(DVD-V, NTSC)Shout! FactorySHOUT 007Europe2009
SHOUT 007Paul Simon Paul Simon And Friends: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song ‎(DVD-V, NTSC, Reg)Shout! FactorySHOUT 007US2009

Notes

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, 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 and captured with stunning 5.1 Surround Sound for a truly pure concert experience.

Format: Blu Ray NTSC
Running Time: 110 Mins.
Audio: 5.1 Surround Sound
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Widescreen

Barcodes

  • Barcode (Scanned): 890039001426
  • Matrix / Runout: BVSS-065960A1 1
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L323
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI OWYE

Companies

  • Manufactured For – Public Broadcasting Service
  • Produced For – The Library Of Congress
  • Distributed By – Summit Entertainment
  • Glass Mastered At – Sony DADC – BVSS-065960A1

Video

Album

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