You Can Call Me Paul - Johnnie Walker Meets Paul Simon

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20171226 (6M)Beth Ditto selects a 2011 programme in which Paul Simon discusses his career.
20171226 (6M)Beth Ditto selects a 2011 programme in which Paul Simon discusses his career.

Beth Ditto continues her Wise Women curation with a programme first broadcast on BBC radio 2 in 2011 in which Paul Simon talks to Johnnie Walker about his long career in music.

Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel first troubled the charts in 1957 with their pop hit Hey Schoolgirl, released under the moniker Tom & Jerry. Johnnie finds out how, at nearly 16 years old, Paul Simon found himself performing for Dick Clark on the hit TV show American Bandstand. The singer-songwriter went on to pen pop standards such as Bridge Over Troubled Water, Mrs Robinson and You Can Call Me Al. He was selected by Time Magazine as one of the "100 People Who Shaped The World".

Simon talks openly about his relationship with his father, his time in the UK during the 60s, his work with Art Garfunkel, his immense solo success, and the writing of his album So Beautiful Or So What.

The pair bond over the importance of family and Paul's long-lasting love affair with rhythm and song-writing, during an interview which was recorded in Norwalk, Connecticut during rehearsals for Paul's 2011 tour.

20171226 (6M)Beth Ditto selects a 2011 programme in which Paul Simon discusses his career.

Beth Ditto continues her Wise Women curation with a programme first broadcast on BBC radio 2 in 2011 in which Paul Simon talks to Johnnie Walker about his long career in music.

Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel first troubled the charts in 1957 with their pop hit Hey Schoolgirl, released under the moniker Tom and Jerry. Johnnie finds out how, at nearly 16 years old, Paul Simon found himself performing for Dick Clark on the hit TV show American Bandstand. The singer-songwriter went on to pen pop standards such as Bridge Over Troubled Water, Mrs Robinson and You Can Call Me Al. He was selected by Time Magazine as one of the "100 People Who Shaped The World".

Simon talks openly about his relationship with his father, his time in the UK during the 60s, his work with Art Garfunkel, his immense solo success, and the writing of his album So Beautiful Or So What.

The pair bond over the importance of family and Paul's long-lasting love affair with rhythm and song-writing, during an interview which was recorded in Norwalk, Connecticut during rehearsals for Paul's 2011 tour.

20110502As he approaches his 70th birthday and prepares to release his 12th studio album in the UK, Paul Simon talks to Johnnie Walker about his long career in music.

It's been over 50 years since Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel first troubled the charts with their pop hit Hey Schoolgirl, which was released under the moniker Tom and Jerry.

Johnnie finds out how, at nearly 16 years old, Paul Simon found himself performing for Dick Clark on the hit TV show American Bandstand.

The singer-songwriter went on to pen pop standards like Bridge Over Troubled Water, Mrs Robinson and You Can Call Me Al, and he was selected by Time Magazine as one of the "100 People Who Shaped the World".

Simon talks openly about his relationship with his father, his time in the UK during the 60s, his work with Art Garfunkel and immense solo success and, and the writing of his new album So Beautiful or So What.

The pair bond over the importance of family and Paul's long-lasting love affair with rhythm and song-writing, during an interview which was recorded in Norwalk Connecticut during rehearsals for Paul's 2011 tour.

Paul Simon discusses his past career and his new album, titled So Beautiful or So What.

It's been over 50 years since Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel first troubled the charts with their pop hit Hey Schoolgirl, which was released under the moniker Tom and Jerry. Johnnie finds out how, at nearly 16 years old, Paul Simon found himself performing for Dick Clark on the hit TV show American Bandstand. The singer-songwriter went on to pen pop standards like Bridge Over Troubled Water, Mrs Robinson and You Can Call Me Al, and he was selected by Time Magazine as one of the "100 People Who Shaped the World".

6M20110627As he approaches his 70th birthday, Glastonbury headliner Paul Simon talks to Johnnie Walker about his long career in music.

It's been over 50 years since Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel first troubled the charts with their pop hit Hey Schoolgirl, which was released under the moniker Tom & Jerry.

Johnnie finds out how, at nearly 16 years old, Paul Simon found himself performing for Dick Clark on the hit TV show American Bandstand.

The singer-songwriter went on to pen pop standards like Bridge Over Troubled Water, Mrs Robinson and You Can Call Me Al, and he was selected by Time Magazine as one of the "100 People Who Shaped The World".

Simon talks openly about his relationship with his father, his time UK during the 60s, his work with Art Garfunkel and immense solo success and, and the writing of his new album So Beautiful Or So What.

The pair bond over the importance of family and Paul's long-lasting love affair with rhythm and song-writing, during an interview which was recorded in Norwalk, Connecticut during rehearsals for Paul's 2011 tour.

It's been over 50 years since Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel first troubled the charts with their pop hit Hey Schoolgirl, which was released under the moniker Tom and Jerry.

It's been over 50 years since Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel first troubled the charts with their pop hit Hey Schoolgirl, which was released under the moniker Tom and Jerry. Johnnie finds out how, at nearly 16 years old, Paul Simon found himself performing for Dick Clark on the hit TV show American Bandstand. The singer-songwriter went on to pen pop standards like Bridge Over Troubled Water, Mrs Robinson and You Can Call Me Al, and he was selected by Time Magazine as one of the "100 People Who Shaped The World".

It's been over 50 years since Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel first troubled the charts with their pop hit Hey Schoolgirl, which was released under the moniker Tom & Jerry. Johnnie finds out how, at nearly 16 years old, Paul Simon found himself performing for Dick Clark on the hit TV show American Bandstand. The singer-songwriter went on to pen pop standards like Bridge Over Troubled Water, Mrs Robinson and You Can Call Me Al, and he was selected by Time Magazine as one of the "100 People Who Shaped The World".