Excerpt: 'Lyrics 1964-2008'

Paul Simon's music has helped to define nearly half a century of American life. From his 1960s-era folk hits like "The Sound of Silence" to his more recent "You're the One," Simon's music grew and evolved with the country and reflected the beauty and complexity of it all. "Lyrics 1964-2008" is exactly what the title implies: a book of words from an incredible musical career that has spanned more than 40 years. Read the introduction to "Lyrics 1964-2008" by David Remnick and click here to...Full Story
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