What occurs when Paul Simon, broadly thought of one of many biggest songwriters in music historical past, and Malcolm Gladwell, the best-selling creator, sit down collectively, with a tape recorder and a guitar? Miracle and Marvel: Conversations with Paul Simon is a component memoir, half investigation, and in contrast to any inventive portrait you’ve ever heard earlier than. Recorded over a sequence of 30 hours of dialog between Simon, Gladwell, and Gladwell’s oldest buddy and co-writer, journalist and Damaged File podcast co-host Bruce Headlam, the dialog flows from Simon’s music, to his childhood in Queens, NY, to his frequent collaborators together with Artwork Garfunkel and the character of creativity itself. Gladwell and Headlam traveled from the mountains of Hawaii to Simon’s personal yard studio to document an artist they’ve idolized since childhood. Woven all through the audiobook is distinctive commentary about Simon’s songwriting alongside archival audio footage and never-before-heard dwell studio variations and authentic recordings of beloved hits together with “The Boxer”, “The Sound of Silence”, and “Graceland”. Between conversations, Gladwell deploys his signature mix of historic analysis and social science in an try to grasp how a boy from Nineteen Forties Queens conjured near-perfect songs over an unbelievable 65-year profession. Alongside the best way, he gathers reflections on Simon’s explicit genius from the likes of Sting, Herbie Hancock, Renee Fleming, Jeff Tweedy, Aaron Lindsey, and Roseanne Money.The result’s an intimate audio biography of considered one of America’s hottest songwriters. Brimming with music and dialog, Miracle and Marvel is a window into Simon’s legendary profession, what it means to be alive as an artist, and create work that endures.
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