Amy Winehouse stands in the doorway of her home in North…
PUBLISHED: July 23, 2011
LENGTH: 2 minutes (542 words)
Paul Simon’s Graceland celebrates a quarter century this summer: it hit your parents’ cassette player in August 1986. I was six and my sister was twelve. We were both still single and life was great. This means that Graceland is now the same age that “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” by the Shirelles, “Stand By Me” by Ben E. King, “Hit the Road, Jack” by Ray Charles, and “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” by the King (of Graceland) were when Simon’s album came out. I name only songs because in 1961 albums as we understand them today hadn’t yet been invented.
PUBLISHED: April 8, 2011
LENGTH: 10 minutes (2714 words)