Paul Simon: America’s Most Intelligent Songwriter
From his folky days to his dive into world music, Paul Simon has always written compelling lyrics that speak to generations.
“Graceland” At 35: Paul Simon’s Turning Point
Happy birthday, Paul Simon! “Graceland” was something altogether new, blending World Music with intensely personal (and clever) lyrics.
Seven Songs That Pass the “FBI” Test
We’ve all heard thousands of songs over our lifetime, but there is a handful that meet what we call the “FBI” standard.
Hidden Gems 2: Songs That Missed the Top of The Charts
This week in ’89, Paula Abdul and Jody Watley ruled the charts. Which meant that XTC, Tom Petty, and Elvis Costello were kinda locked out.
Hidden Gems: Great Songs That Missed the Top of The Charts
Hard to believe that these classics didn’t fare better on the Billboard charts. We look at one particular week in chart history.