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  Наименование CD :
   Still Crazy After All These Years

Год издания : 1975/2013

Компания звукозаписи : Legacy

Музыкальный стиль : Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Soft Rock

Время звучания : 45:33

Код CD : 88691912922-5

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Pop      

Paul Simon Complete Albums Collection (2013)

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Rev. Jessy Dixon & The Chicago Community Choir

Jessy Dixon Singers, Chicago Community Choir

The third new studio album of Paul Simon's post-Simon & Garfunkel career was a musical and lyrical change of pace from his first two, Paul Simon and There Goes Rhymin' Simon. Where Simon had taken an eclectic approach before, delving into a variety of musical styles and recording all over the world, Still Crazy found him working for the most part with a group of jazz-pop New York session players, though he did do a couple of tracks ("My Little Town" and "Still Crazy After All These Years") with the Muscle Shoals rhythm section that had appeared on Rhymin' Simon and another ("Gone at Last") returned to the gospel style of earlier songs like "Loves Me Like a Rock." Of course, "My Little Town" also marked a return to working with Art Garfunkel, and another Top Ten entry for S&G. But the overall feel of Still Crazy was of a jazzy style subtly augmented with strings and horns. Perhaps more striking, however, was Simon's lyrical approach. Where Rhymin' Simon was the work of a confident family man, Still Crazy came off as a post-divorce album, its songs reeking of smug self-satisfaction and romantic disillusionment. At their best, such sentiments were undercut by humor and made palatable by musical hooks, as on "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover," which became the biggest solo hit of Simon's career. But elsewhere, as on "Have a Good Time," the singer's cynicism seemed unearned. Still, as out of sorts as Simon may have been, he was never more in tune with his audience: Still Crazy topped the charts, spawned four Top 40 hits, and won Grammys for Song of the Year and Best Vocal Performance.

All Music Guide

  Соисполнители :

Art Garfunkel (Vocals)
Barry Beckett (Keyboards, Piano, Electric Piano)
Bob James (Keyboards, Electric Piano)
Dave Mattacks (Drums)
David Hood (Bass, Bass Guitar)
David Sanborn (Saxophone)
Eddie Daniels (Saxophone)
Gordon Edwards (Bass, Bass Guitar)
Grady Tate (Drums)
Hilary James (Electric Piano)
Hugh McCracken (Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar)
Jerry Friedman (Guitar, Electric Guitar)
Jessy Dixon Singers (Choir)
Joe Beck (Guitar, Electric Guitar)
John Tropea (Guitar, Electric Guitar)
Ken Asher (Keyboards, Organ, Electric Piano)
Kenny Ascher (Keyboards, Electric Piano)
Leon Pendarvis (Keyboards, Piano)
Michael Brecker (Horn, Saxophone)
Patti Austin (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Pete Carr (Guitar, Electric Guitar)
Phil Woods (Saxophone)
Phoebe Snow (Vocals, Background Vocals)
Ralph MacDonald (Percussion)
Ralph McDonald (Percussion)
Richard Tee (Keyboards, Piano, Vocals)
Roger Hawkins (Drums)
Sivuca (Accordion, Vocals)
Steve Gadd (Drums)
Tony Levin (Bass, Bass Guitar)
Toots Thielemans (Harmonica)
Valerie Simpson (Vocals, Background Vocals)

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Наименование трека



   1 Still Crazy After All These Years         0:03:27 Paul Simon
   2 My Little Town         0:03:52 -"-
   3 I Do It For Your Love         0:03:35 -"-
   4 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover         0:03:37 -"-
   5 Night Game         0:02:59 -"-
   6 Gone At Last         0:03:41 -"-
   7 Some Folks' Lives Roll Easy         0:03:14 -"-
   8 Have A Good Time         0:03:26 -"-
   9 You're Kind         0:03:20 -"-
   10 Silent Eyes         0:04:12 -"-
   11 Slip Slidin' Away (Demo)         0:05:30 Bonus Tracks
   12 Gone At Last (Original Demo)         0:04:39 -"-


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