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Paul Simon

Paul Simon's Heartbreaking 'Sound of Silence' at Ground Zero

Originally posted 09/11/2011 12:55PM

"Hello darkness, my old friend …"

A somber Paul Simon performed an emotionally wrenching version of "Sound of Silence" at Ground Zero during Sunday's ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center.

Tears flowed among the crowd of victims' relatives and dignitaries gathered on the Twin Towers site as Simon sang the Simon & Garfunkel hit to the accompaniment of his acoustic guitar.

Credit: Matt Dunham/Reuters/Landov
Oprah Winfrey Gives Away Her Biggest Surprise Yet

Oprah Winfrey Gives Away Her Biggest Surprise Yet

Originally posted 09/13/2010 05:50PM

After 25 years on the air and treating countless audience members to extravagant gifts, it takes a lot for Oprah Winfrey to surprise people anymore.

So she's sending them across the world.

Winfrey, 56, made the surprise announcement on the first episode of her farewell season on Monday that she'll send 300 of her "ultimate" fans on an eight-day trip to Australia this December.

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Originally posted 03/25/1999 12:00AM

Filed Under: Bob Dylan, Paul Simon

Dylan, Simon Off and Rocking

Originally posted 02/22/1999 12:00AM

Bob Dylan and Paul Simon have kicked off a 30-city summer tour that includes hits from their repertoires as well as a few duets. The two musical legends, touring together for the first time, left about 1,000 chairs empty in the 8,000-seat Colorado Springs (Colo.) World Arena on Sunday night -- the tour's smallest venue, reports the Associated Press. But the duo played to an enthusiastic crowd that rushed the stage before the concert and remained standing throughout.

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Filed Under: Bob Dylan, Paul Simon

Jackson, Simon Deck the Hall

Originally posted 06/19/1998 12:00AM

Paul Simon Cares

Originally posted 10/15/1997 12:00AM

Filed Under: Paul Simon

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