Paul Simon – Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard

Paul Simon – “Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard” This track, from Paul Simon’s 1972 self-titled record, shows a hint of the world influence that he would later fully reveal on Graceland. After Simon and Garfunkel dissolved in 1970, he spent the summer of 1971 teaching songwriting at NYU and putting together this record, which […]

Dave Rawlings Machine – Ruby

Dave Rawlings Machine – Ruby Dave Rawlings Machine – “Ruby” Dave Rawlings, perhaps better known as Gillian Welch’s longtime partner, finally got around to releasing his solo record last year, A Friend Of A Friend. Though the record features Welch, members of Old Crow Medicine Show, and Benmont Tench from the Heartbreakers, the star performer […]