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Paul Simon - Under African Skies album

Paul Simon - Under African Skies album
Performer: Paul Simon
Genre: Pop
Title: Under African Skies
FLAC album size: 1436
Style: Vocal
Country: US
Released: 1986

WMG, SME (от лица компании "Warner Records Label"); LatinAutor, BMI - Broadcast Music In. UMPI, UMPG Publishing, LatinAutor - UMPG, CMRRA, UBEM" и другие авторские общества (6). Ещё. Свернуть.

Paul Simon with Ladysmith Black Mambazo in Under African Skies, a documentary about his 1986 album, Graceland. The spine of the movie is a recent conversation between Mr. Simon and Dali Tambo, the South African co-founder of Artists Against Apartheid. Mr. Simon, without asking permission from the African National Congress, as his friend Harry Belafonte had advised, traveled to Johannesburg in 1985, when apartheid was still in effect, and recorded most of the album’s instrumental tracks in nine days. In doing so he violated the United Nations’ cultural boycott of South Africa.

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Under African Skies" is a song by the American singer-songwriter Paul Simon. It was the fifth and final single from his seventh studio album, Graceland (1986), released on Warner Bros. The song features guest vocals from singer Linda Ronstadt, who received top billing on the single release. Under African Skies" originated in later recording sessions for Graceland

Paul Simon and Miriam Makeba - Under African Skies (Live from The African Concert, 1987). This is the trailer for the documentary Under African Skies. This documentary was created as a way to commemorate Paul Simon’s time in South Africa, when he collaborated with many musicians, including Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Under African Skies does the story a service by revisiting the specifics. It does the audience a bigger service by bringing Graceland back to life. I wonder when there will be a screening of this documentary in the Boston area, I’d love to go!

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Nobody expected Paul Simon to release the best album of his career in 1986. Up until that point his only projects of the decade had been a disastrous movie (One Trick Pony), a cash-in oldies tour with Art Garfunkel and two poorly received studio albums (the soundtrack to One Trick Pony and 1983’s Hearts and Bones). When he headed down to Apartheid-era South Africa to record Graceland with local musicians he was called both a cultural imperialist and a political scoundrel for violating the boycott. These two albums were celebrated by Simon and guests on Saturday night, the fourth of a five night Under African Skies concert series at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. It’s the second of three-part, month-long residency at the theater called Love In Hard Times: The Music of Paul Simon.

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Instruments: Voice, range: Eb4-Eb5 Piano Guitar. The Arrangement Details Tab gives you detailed information about this particular arrangement of Under African Skies - not necessarily the song. Not the arrangement you were looking for? View All Arrangements.


A Under African Skies
B I Know What I Know

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
7-28221, 9 28221-7 Paul Simon, Linda Ronstadt Paul Simon, Linda Ronstadt - Under African Skies ‎(7") Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 7-28221, 9 28221-7 US 1987
W8221 Paul Simon Under African Skies ‎(7") Warner Bros. Records W8221 UK 1987
928221-7 Paul Simon Under African Skies ‎(7", Single) Warner Bros. Records 928221-7 Europe 1986
920 765-0 Paul Simon Under African Skies ‎(12", Single) Warner Bros. Records 920 765-0 Europe 1986
7-28221 Paul Simon And Linda Ronstadt Paul Simon And Linda Ronstadt - Under African Skies ‎(7", Single, Promo) Warner Bros. Records 7-28221 US 1986

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