The Late Great Johnny Ace (4:47)

Cover of The Essential Paul Simon

From The Essential Paul Simon and 5 other releases

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  • PhoenixBloom

    Awesome, awesome, awesome, Paul is a master no doubt.

    11 May 2013 Reply
  • TristanLR

    Shit - now that's some songwriting...

    12 Jul 2012 Reply
  • lucy304

    Wow wish i had more to say, just brillant

    11 Mar 2011 Reply
  • polothageek

    I've loved this song since I first heard it on the Concert in Central Park.

    20 Dec 2008 Reply
  • kreefish

    From Wikipedia: "The song, on the album, features a one minute classical piece by the composer Phillip Glass, for strings, clarinet, and flute, in his own style of polytonality of repeated musical phrases, in the key of A minor, in order to depict the mood of the sadness involved in the song, abruptly stopping the repetition to end the song." Closing Composed & Orchestrated by Phillip Glass. Conducted by Michael Riesman. Michael Riesman: Syntesizer. Carol Wincenc: Flute. George Marge: Bass Clarinet. Martin Alsop: Violin. Frederick Zlotkin: Cello. Jill Jaffe: Viola.

    21 Oct 2008 Reply
  • Charade

    love the ending. where is it from?

    14 Aug 2008 Reply

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