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Paul Simon: "He is a foreign man. He is surrounded by the sound"

Graeme Thomson, Uncut, October 2010

25 years ago, PAUL SIMON was going nowhere, until a bootleg cassette from Soweto inspired him to set off on a fantastic South African adventure. There, with a horde of local musicians he began Graceland, an LP that resurrected his career, and threw him into a minefield of political controversy…

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