Tag Archives: Paul Simon

Sliding Into Darkness

The world was changing in 1977 – in January, Jimmy Carter was sworn in as America’s most unlikely president. In June, the Supremes performed their final concert together at Drury Lane in London and Elvis Presley held his last concert … Continue reading

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Slip-Sliding Away Again

There was something about 1977 – in January, Jimmy Carter was sworn in as America’s most unlikely president. In June, the Supremes performed their final concert together at Drury Lane in London and Elvis Presley held his last concert at … Continue reading

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And Despair

It’s no wonder kids find high school English tedious. They have to read tedious poetry, and then have something to say about it if they haven’t yet mastered the art of fading into the woodwork for forty minutes each day. … Continue reading

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Everything Looks Worse In Black And White

Most pop music is pleasant enough mindless crap – endless love or love lost, or both, and the usual teenage angst, with the expected and quite conventional rebellion mixed in here and there. Back in the day it used to … Continue reading

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