‘Paul Simon’ feat. ‘Mother and Child Reunion’

‘Paul Simon’ feat. ‘Mother and Child Reunion’ is his eponymous second studio album as a solo artist released on January 14, 1972 by Columbia.

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Track Listing : 1.Mother And Child Reunion (Paul Simon) – 03:05 . 2.Duncan (Paul Simon) – 04:39 . 3.Everything Put Together Falls Apart (Paul Simon) – 01:59 . 4.Run That Body Down (Paul Simon) – 03:52 . 5.Armistice Day (Paul Simon) – 03:55 . 6.Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard (Paul Simon) – 02:42 . 7.Peace Like A River (Paul Simon) – 03:20 . 8.Papa Hobo (Paul Simon) – 02:34 . 9.Hobo’S Blues (Paul Simon, Stéphane Grappelli) – 01:21 . 10.Paranoia Blues (Paul Simon) – 02:54 . 11.Congratulations (Paul Simon) – 03:42

Musicians : Hal Blaine – Drums On (4 – 10 – 11) . Huks Brown – Lead Guitar On (1) . Ron Carter – Bass On (4) . Russel George – Bass On (6) . Stephane Grappelli – Violin On (9) . Winston Grennan – Drums On (1) . Stefan Grossman – Bottleneck Guitar On (10) . Jerry Hahn – Electric Guitar On (4 – 5) . Neville Hinds – Organ On (1) . Jackie Jackson – Bass On (1) . Larry Knechtel – Piano On (1) – Electric Piano On (3 – 11), Harmonium On (3 – 8), Organ On (11) . Denzil Laing – Percussion On (1) . Fred Lipsius – Horns On (5) . Los Incas – Flute, Charango, Percussion On (2) . Mike Mainieri – Vibes On (4) . Charlie Mccoy – Bass Harmonica On (8) . Victor Montanez – Drums On (7) . Airto Moreira – Percussion On (5 – 6) . Joe Osborn – Bass On (7 – 11) . John Schroer – Horns On (5 – 10) . David Spinozza – Acoustic Guitar On (4 – 6) . Steven Turre – Horns On (10) . Wallace Wilson – Rhythm Guitar On (1) . Cissy Houston – Backing Vocals On (1) . Von Eva Sims – Backing Vocals On (1) . Renelle Stafford – Backing Vocals On (1) . Deirdre Tuck – Backing Vocals On (1)

Production : Produced By Roy Halee, Paul Simon . Roy Halee – Engineer . Bernard Estardy – Engineer On (2) . Phil Ramone – Engineer On (6)

Package : John Berg – Design . Ron Coro – Design . P.A. Harper – Photography

Recorded January To March 1971.

Released On January 14, 1972 By Columbia.

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allmusic
If any musical justification were needed for the breakup of Simon & Garfunkel, it could be found on this striking collection, Paul Simon‘s post-split debut. […]

40footwolf @ RateYourMusic
Maybe the lyrics reveal something amazing in this album but sweet Jesus it’s hard to care. This is like the sandman farting sleepdust directly into your ear […]

Blogcritics
“Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard” was an upbeat number as welland seemed to solidify Simon’s status as a solo artist. For those who bought the album however, there were signs that he had much more in mind than simply being a successful singles artist. […]

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