The Paul Simon Anthology

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The Paul Simon Anthology
Compilation album by Paul Simon
Released 1993
Genre Rock
Label Warner Bros.
Paul Simon chronology
Negotiations and Love Songs
(1988)
The Paul Simon Anthology
(1993)
Paul Simon 1964/1993
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

The Paul Simon Anthology is a compilation album by American singer-songwriter Paul Simon, which was released in 1993.

Track listing[edit]

CD 1
  1. "The Sound of Silence" - 3:06
  2. "Cecilia" - 2:54
  3. "El Condor Pasa" - 3:06
  4. "The Boxer" - 5:08
  5. "Mrs. Robinson" - 3:54
  6. "Bridge Over Troubled Water" - 4:49
  7. "Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard" - 2:42
  8. "Peace Like a River" - 3:16
  9. "Mother and Child Reunion" - 2:59
  10. "American Tune" - 3:44
  11. "Loves Me Like a Rock" - 3:18
  12. "Kodachrome" - 3:30
  13. "Gone At Last" - 3:29
  14. "Still Crazy After All These Years" (Live) - 3:50
  15. "Something So Right" - 4:30
  16. "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" - 3:06
  17. "Slip Slidin' Away" - 4:44
  18. "Late in the Evening" - 3:55
  19. "Hearts and Bones" - 5:38
  20. "Rene And Georgette Magritte With Their Dog After The War" - 3:42
CD 2
  1. "The Boy in the Bubble" - 4:01
  2. "Graceland" - 4:50
  3. "Under African Skies" - 3:37
  4. "That was Your Mother" - 2:53
  5. "Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes" - 5:48
  6. "You Can Call Me Al" - 4:42
  7. "Homeless" - 3:50
  8. "Spirit Voices" - 3:58
  9. "The Obvious Child" - 4:10
  10. "Can't Run But" - 3:36
  11. "Thelma" - 4:16
  12. "Further to Fly" - 5:35
  13. "She Moves On" - 4:57
  14. "Born at the Right Time" (Live) - 5:08
  15. "The Cool, Cool River" (Live) - 5:44
  16. "The Sound of Silence" (Live) - 5:41

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

  • Ademola Adepoju - Pedal steel guitar
  • Francisco Aguabella - Conga
  • Artur Andres - Percussion
  • Mingo Araújo - Casinette, Conga, Drums, Percussion, Sordu, Talking Drum
  • Ken Asher - Organ
  • Patti Austin - Vocals (Background)
  • Cyro Baptista - Percussion
  • Barry Beckett - Keyboard
  • Adrian Belew - Guitar
  • Beloba - Percussion
  • Hal Blaine - Conga, Drums, Percussion
  • Michael Brecker - Saxophone
  • Randy Brecker - Piccolo trumpet, Trumpet
  • Briz - Vocals (Background)
  • Bob Bushnell - Bass guitar
  • J.J. Cale - Guitar
  • Pete Carr - Guitar
  • Anthony Carrillo - Bongos
  • Fred Carter, Jr. - Guitar
  • Tony Cedras - Keyboard
  • Don Chacal - Bata, Bongos, Conga, Gourd, Percussion
  • Wells Christy - Synclavier
  • Kim Cissel - Trombone
  • Bob Cranshaw - Bass-guitar
  • Jorge Ferreira da Silva - Percussion
  • Wilson DasNeves - Cowbell, Percussion
  • The Dixie Hummingbirds - Vocal Group
  • Jerry Douglas - Dobro
  • Peter Drake - Dobro, Pedal steel guitar
  • Gordon Edwards - Bass guitar
  • Don Elliott - Vibraphone
  • The Everly Brothers - Vocals
  • Jon Faddis - Trumpet
  • Babacar Faye - Percussion
  • Deborah Feingold - Cover Photo
  • Alex Foster - Alto-saxophono
  • Steve Gadd - Drums
  • Alexander Gafa - Guitar
  • Eric Gale - Electric guitar
  • Earl Gardner - Trumpet
  • Russell George - Bass guitar
  • Florence Gnimagnon - Vocals (Background)
  • Morris Goldberg - Penny Whistle
  • Gordinho - Sordu
  • Al Gorgoni - Guitar
  • Bobby Gregg - Drums
  • Winston Grennan - Drums
  • Dave Grusin - Horn Arrangements
  • The Harptones - Vocal Arrangement, Vocals (Background)
  • Roger Hawkins - Drums
  • Giovanni Hidalgo - Conga
  • Neville Hinds - Organ
  • David Hood - Bass guitar
  • Cissy Houston - Vocals
  • Johnny Hoyt - Saxophone
  • Anthony Jackson - Bass guitar, Contrabass guitar
  • Jackie Jackson - Bass guitar
  • Alonzo Johnson - Bass
  • Remy Kabocka - Talking Drum
  • Vusi Khumalo - Drums
  • Larry Knechtel - Bass guitar, Keyboards, Piano
  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Collaboration, Vocals
  • Denzel Laing - Percussion
  • Tony Levin - Bass guitar
  • Ralph MacDonald - Percussion
  • Makhaya Mahlangu - Percussion
  • Michael Mainieri, Jr. - Marimba, Vibraphone
  • Marçalzinho - Percussion
  • Hugh Masekela - Flugelhorn
  • Mazzola - Arranger, Chicote, Rhythm Production
  • Charlie McCoy - Harmonica
  • Hugh McCracken - Guitar (Electric)
  • Victor Montanez - Drums
  • Airto Moreira - Percussion
  • Sidinho Moreira - Bongos, Conga, Percussion, Sordu, Tambourine
  • Forere Motloheloa - Accordion, Composer
  • Rob Mounsey - Synthesizer
  • Isaac Mtshali - Drums
  • Youssou N'Dour - Percussion
  • Milton Nascimento - Lyricist, Vocals
  • Del Newman - String Arrangements
  • Vincent Nguini - Bass guitar, Claves, Guitar, Guitar Arrangements
  • The Oak Ridge Boys - Vocal Group
  • Joe Osborn - Bass guitar
  • Dean Parks - Hi String Guitar
  • Greg Phillinganes - Synthesizer
  • Chikapa "Ray" Phiri - Arranger, Guitar, Guitar Arrangements
  • Leonard Pickett - Tenor-saxophone
  • Raphael Rabello - Guitar
  • Décio Ramos - Percussion
  • Sherman Robertson - Guitar
  • Linda Ronstadt - Vocals
  • Alan Rubin - Trumpet
  • Alton Rubin - Drums
  • Dave Rubin - Washboard
  • Armand Sabal-Lecco - Bass guitar
  • Robert Sabino - Piano
  • Paulinho Santos - Percussion
  • Paulo Sérgio Santos - Chicote
  • Bobby Scott - Piano
  • John Selolwane - Guitar
  • Joseph Shabalala - Composer, Lyricist, Vocals
  • Paul Simon - Arranger, Composer, Guitar, Lyricist, Producer, Synthesizer, Vocals, Vocals (Background)
  • Valerie Simpson - Vocals (Background)
  • Von Eva Sims - Vocals
  • Phoebe Snow - Vocals, Vocals (Background)
  • Pedro Sorongo - Percussion, Scraper
  • David Spinozza - Guitar
  • Renelie Stafford - Vocals
  • Ringo Starr - Guitar
  • Grady Tate - Drums
  • Richard Tee - Fender Rhodes, Keyboards, Piano, Synthesizer
  • Assane Thaim - Percussion
  • John Tropea - Guitar (Electric)
  • Deidre Tuck - Vocals
  • Uakti - Percussion
  • Naná Vasconcelos - Conga, Gourd, Percussion, Triangle
  • Kim Wilson - Harmonica

Production[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
United Kingdom (BPI)[2] Silver 60,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "British album certifications – Paul Simon – The Paul Simon Anthology". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter The Paul Simon Anthology in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Select Silver in the field By Award. Click Search