Paul Simon And Art Garfunkel Reunite In Warner Theatre
Paying tribute to the Bright Eyes hitmaker, Simon introduced the singer, calling him, "My dear friend and partner in arguments, Art Garfunkel." Simon, who was being honored with the Library Of Congress' first Gershwin Award for his contribution to popular song, was also joined onstage by members of South African singing troupe Ladysmith Black Mambazo for a performance of Diamonds On The Soles of Her Shoes from his landmark Graceland album.
It marked the first time the singer has performed with the Zulu choir since 1999. Welcoming them onstage, Simon called the group, "My brothers from South Africa."
The singer/songwriter was also honored with performances by Alison Krauss, James Taylor, reggae singer Stephen Marley and Latino vocalist Marc Anthony, who all sang Simon songs at the event.
Simon closed the tribute by jamming with Stevie Wonder and gospel group the Dixie Hummingbirds on a rendition of his uplifting Loves Me Like a Rock.
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