In the intensity of the late career “blue light” referenced in his 1977 song How the Heart Approaches What It Yearns, Paul Simon and longtime producer(...)

 Singer-songwriter Paul Simon at the  RDS in Dublin: As always   he was  accompanied by a brilliant band of world-class musicians. Photograph: James Forde

Suddenly a hush, all the bustle in the RDS, all the movement, laughter, impromptu reunions and snatches of overheard conversation appearing to consist(...)

Paul Simon: He sings 27 songs in 140 minutes, careering through decades. Photograph: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images

Paul Simon adopts a comical Mancunian accent as he remembers how promoters in the working men’s clubs would introduce him in the 1960s, telling audien(...)