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Paul SimonSo Beautiful Or So What

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Hear Music – HRM-32837-01
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A1Getting Ready For Christmas Day
Backing Vocals [Background Harmony]Edie Brickell
DrumsJim Oblon
Guitar [Electric And Acoustic Rhythm]Vincent Nguini
Vocals [Excerpts From Sermon]Reverend J.M. Gates With congregation*
Vocals, Electric Guitar, PercussionPaul Simon
4:06
A2The Afterlife
Drums, Guitar [Slide Baritone]Jim Oblon
Electric GuitarVincent Nguini
Vocals, Guitar [12 String Rhythm], PercussionPaul Simon
3:40
A3Dazzling Blue
Backing VocalsDoyle Lawson and Quicksilver*
DobroJoshua Swift
FiddleGabe Witcher
Percussion [Clay Pot]V. Suresh-Ghatam
Percussion [Indian Ensemble, Vocal Syllables Of Percussion]Karaikudi R. Mani
Vocals, Guitar [Electric And Acoustic], Percussion, GlockenspielPaul Simon
4:32
A4Rewrite
Percussion [Tuned Bass Djembe, Talking Drum, Anglung, Glass Harp, Brushes], BassSteve Shehan
Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Whistle, PercussionPaul Simon
3:49
A5Love And Hard Times
Arranged ByGil Goldstein
BassDavid Finck
ClarinetCharles Pillow, Mary Abt
English HornDiane Lesser
PianoMick Rossi (2)
Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, BellsPaul Simon
4:09
B1Love Is Eternal Sacred Light
Backing VocalsDoyle Lawson & Quicksilver
Drums, Percussion, Electric Guitar [Drop D]Jim Oblon
Other [Electronic Intro]Chris Bear
Percussion [Brushes, Cymbal, Conga, Sticks]Steve Shehan
Soloist, HarmonicaSonny Terry
Vocals, Electric Guitar [Lead], Percussion, GlockenspielPaul Simon
4:02
B2Amulet
GuitarPaul Simon
1:36
B3Questions For The Angels
Celesta [Celeste]Etienne Stadwijk
Gong, Wind Chimes, Harp [96 Note]Skip La Plante
HarpSara Cutler
MarimbaNancy Zeltsman
Vocals, Guitar, PercussionPaul Simon
3:49
B3Love & Blessings
Backing Vocals [Background Harmony]Lulu Simon
Bass [Danelectro], DrumsJim Oblon
ClarinetDr. Michael White
Vocals [Excerpts From 1938 Recording]The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet*
Vocals, Guitar [Acoustic, Nylon And Moog], PercussionPaul Simon
4:18
B5So Beautiful Or So What
Acoustic GuitarVincent Nguini
BansuriSteve Gorn
Bass, Resonator Guitar, Percussion [Angklung, Crotales, Saz]Steve Shehan
DrumsJim Oblon
Vocals, Electric Guitar, GlockenspielPaul Simon
4:07
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Track A1, excerpts from "Getting Ready For Christmas Day" sermon, recorded October 1941 by Reverend J.M. Gates with congregation, used by permission of Document Records Ltd.
Track B1, excerpts from "Train Whistle Blues", used by permission of Document Records Ltd. and Modern Music Publishing Co.
Track B4, excerpts from "Golden Gate Gospel Train", recorded by The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet in 1938, used by permission of Document Records Ltd.

℗&© 2011 Paul Simon. Under exclusive license to StarCon, LLC d/b/a Hear Music.

Comes with a download code card for the entire album in 24 bit 96kHz high resolution plus a bonus track of the live rehersal of "So Beautiful or So What".

Some copies come with a square orange and black sticker on the shrink-wrapping:

"Best since Graceland." Rolling Stone

" So Beatiful or So What
balances great poetry and pop.
Paul Simon is a national treasure."
NPR
Includes a digital download
of the album and a live bonus track.

paulsimon.com • so beautifulorsowhat.com hpm-82387

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 888072328372
  • Barcode (TExt): 8 88072 32837 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout etched, STERLING stamped): HRM-32837-01A STERLING RJ S-75659 19699.1(3)...
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout etched, STERLING stamped): HRM-32837-01B STERLING RJ S-75660 19699.2(3)...

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