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Paul Simon: One Trick Pony

Roy Trakin, Musician, November 1980

"YES, THE BOY'S got a voice/But his words don't connect to his eyes," sings Paul Simon, and I couldn't describe the problem with One Trick Pony any better myself. Art Garfunkel's better half has returned from a three-year recording hiatus with his first LP for Warners ostensibly a soundtrack of Simon's long-awaited starring and production debut. The movie features Paul in the role of a two-bit rock musician struggling on the road as he nobly plies his trade.

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