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  Marshall Duke, Charles Howard Candler Professor, talks about how Paul Simon connects people across generations.   Walt Reed, William R. Kenan University Professor, takes a close look at the song "Graceland."  
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  Allison Adams, an editor in Emory's Center for Faculty Development and Excellence, offers a musical tribute to Paul Simon.   Jericho Brown, assistant professor of creative writing, discusses "So Beautiful or So What."  
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Emory student Arianna Skibell talks about the way "So Beautiful or So What" speaks to her generation.

 

Paul Simon's music reminds Emory student Lauren Henrickson of "smaller pockets" of life experience.

 
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Anna Leo, associate professor of dance, recalls her reaction to the news that Paul Simon will give the 2013 Richard Ellmann Lectures at Emory University. 

  Poet Kevin Young, Atticus Haygood Professor of English and Creative Writing, talks about Aretha Franklin’s soulful version of Paul Simon's "Bridge Over Troubled Water."  
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Emory faculty and staff discuss coming of age with Paul Simon's music.

  As seen in Frederick Wiseman's 1968 documentary High School, in the late 1960s and 1970s many young people were introduced to Paul Simon's work in their high school English classes.  

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Members of Atlanta's Congregation Bet Haverim Chorus and Music Ensemble talk about Paul Simon's "American Tune."

 

Many say “The Boxer” is their favorite Paul Simon song because of the story it tells.

 

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Don Saliers, William R. Cannon Distinguished Professor of Theology and Worship, Emeritus, talks about "The Sound of Silence."

   

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