Greatest Hits: Shining Like a National Guitar
|Greatest Hits: Shining Like a National Guitar|
Cover art by Lynn Goldsmith
|Greatest hits album by Paul Simon|
|Released||May 23, 2000|
|Genre||Folk rock, soft rock, worldbeat|
|Label||Warner Music Group|
|Paul Simon chronology|
Greatest Hits: Shining Like a National Guitar is a compilation album by American singer-songwriter Paul Simon, which was released on May 23, 2000  by the Warner Music Group. This is his fifth compilation so far. This album was also directed by Antonio Luis. Although the album was a chart success across Europe, it was not issued in the United States and continues to be an expensive import.
This album received generally positive reviews. Allmusic gave it 4.5 out of a possible 5 stars, calling it "by far the best [Paul Simon] collection ever released."  The album also received 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon.com.
|2||You Can Call Me Al||1986||Yes||4:41|
|3||Mother and Child Reunion||1972||Yes||2:59|
|4||The Cool, Cool River||1990||No||4:33|
|5||50 Ways to Leave Your Lover||1976||Yes||3:07|
|6||The Obvious Child||1990||Yes||4:11|
|7||The Boy in the Bubble||1987||Yes||3:57|
|8||Rene and Georgette Magritte with Their Dog after the War||1983||No||3:43|
|9||Late in the Evening||1980||Yes||3:54|
|11||Slip Slidin' Away||1977||Yes||4:45|
|12||Take Me to the Mardi Gras||1973||Yes||3:22|
|13||Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes||1987||Yes||5:49|
|14||Still Crazy After All These Years||1976||Yes||3:22|
|16||Loves Me Like a Rock||1973||Yes||3:14|
|17||Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard||1972||Yes||2:43|
|18||Hearts and Bones||1983||No||5:38|
- Ruhlmann, William. "Greatest Hits: Shining Like a National Guitar". Retrieved 2009-06-28.
- "Greatest Hits: Shining Like a National Guitar". Retrieved 2009-06-28.
- "Greatest Hits: Shining Like a National Guitar--Album Credits". Retrieved 2009-06-29.
- Allmusic review
- "Paul Simon - Greatest Hits: Shining Like A National Guitar [IMPORT]". Retrieved 2009-06-28.
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