Paul Simon

Paul Simon

by James E. Perone
     
 

This comprehensive bibliography serves as a major reference guide to the serious study of American singer and songwriter Paul Simon, well known for his work as part of the musical duo Simon and Garfunkel as well as for his successful solo career. Following a brief biography, the bibliography includes 660 citations and detailed publication information on over forty

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This comprehensive bibliography serves as a major reference guide to the serious study of American singer and songwriter Paul Simon, well known for his work as part of the musical duo Simon and Garfunkel as well as for his successful solo career. Following a brief biography, the bibliography includes 660 citations and detailed publication information on over forty musical scores of his songs. The discography details information on Simon's thirty-one albums and sixty-four singles. This work provides complete coverage of Paul Simon's career over the past thirty-five years from his late 1950's hit Hey, Schoolgirl, to his 1999 concert tour with Bob Dylan.

Popular music scholars, along with Paul Simon fans, will appreciate this detailed source of available research materials on Paul Simon. With a focus on Simon's work as performer, composer, and sometime actor, this reference is intended as a scholarly guide for further research. Discographical information is organized in three sections: albums, singles, and covers. A general bibliography and a discography bibliography are followed by a composition list and index and a general index. Other chapters provide information on musical scores and electronic resources.

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A bibliography and discography of singer-songwriter Paul Simon. Included in the discography are recorded appearances by Simon as well as performances of Simon-penned songs. The bibliography covers materials from books, magazines, and other publications which including reviews and interviews. Also included is an extremely brief biography recounting Simon's musical career. A little annotation is provided in the bibliography section. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313310164
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/30/2000
Series:
Bio-Bibliographies in Music Series
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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Meet the Author

JAMES E. PERONE is Associate Professor of Music at Mount Union College. He is the author of numerous bio-bibliographies and bibliographies. His most recent titles include Elvis Costello: A Bio-Bibliography (Greenwood, 1998) and Carole King: A Bio-Bibliography (Greenwood, 1999).

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