Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1969/00/00 Art Garfunkel (Tom) goes down to Mexico to begin filming Catch 22 and Paul Simon writes the "The Only Living Boy in New York". Performer The Only Living Boy in New York
1972/00/00 "Paul Simon" album is released Performer Paul Simon (album)
1976/06/00 Laurie Bird has a small role as playing girlfriend to Paul Simon's character in the romantic comedy Annie Hall. Actor Annie Hall (film)
1983/00/00 "Hearts and Bones" album is released Performer Hearts and Bones
1984/04/00 After Lorne Michaels' comedy series 'The New Show' is cancelled by NBC, the show's bandleader, Heidi Berg, asks Michaels about possible music gigs, he suggests that she visit his good friend Paul Simon, who's offices are just down the hall. Office Graceland (album) Brill Building, NYC New York City
1985/02/00 Simon and Roy Halee record improvisational music with a variety of local musicians at Johannesburg's Ovation Studios. "While a group was playing in the studio I would sing melodies and words - anything that fit the scale they were playing in." PS Performer Graceland (album) Johannesburg, ZA Gauteng, ZA
1985/05/00 With son Harper, Paul Simon drives to Graceland from Louisiana on Route 61, admiring the countryside: "The Mississippi Delta is shining like a national guitar." Visitor Graceland (song) Graceland Memphis, TN
1985/07/13 Paul Simon, Penny Marshall and Dick Landry have dinner at a restaurant on Lafayette street across from the Public Theater, NYC. Simon later walks down to the Lone Star Cafe (61 5th Ave, closed) to hear Zydeco musician, Terrance Simien. Performer Graceland (album) New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater New York City
1985/08/00 On a trip with Richard Landry, Paul Simon enjoys a concert by the Good Rockin' Dopsie and the Twisters at a dance hall in Lafayette. Performer Graceland (album) Lafayette Louisiana
1985/08/00 The Good Rockin' Dopsie, the Twisters and Paul Simon record the song "That Was Your Mother" at J D Miller's studio behind a music store in Crowley, La. Performer Graceland (album) Crowley Louisiana
1986/05/10 SNL's Rockefeller Center stage, Simon shoots a music video for Graceland's first single, "You Can Call Me Al," with comedian Chevy Chase. The video of Chase lip-syncing will became a mainstay on the emerging MTV cable channel. Performer 30 Rock, NYC New York City
1986/08/26 "Graceland" album is released. Performer Graceland (album)

4 Creative Works by Paul Simon »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
The Only Living Boy in New York Performer Song 1969/00/00
  • 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die
Paul Simon (album) Performer Album 1972/00/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
Hearts and Bones Performer Album 1983/00/00
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
Graceland (album) Performer Album 1986/08/26
  • 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

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