20.07.2011 18.Tammus, 5771
Still grateful after all these years
Approaching 70, legendary singer/songwriter Paul Simon is riding high on his best album in years as his touring juggernaut lands in Israel.
Can you imagine Paul Simon giving a performance and not acknowledging his audience? For the nice Jewish boy from Queens, it would be unthinkable – even 69 years and thousands of concerts later.
“I think it’s your responsibility to be entertaining. That doesn’t mean you have to be entertaining to the masses who don’t necessarily share your value system, but you must be entertaining to the people who understand what you’re talking about – otherwise it’s not fair,” said Simon in a recent video interview from London with Israeli reporters that included questions from The Jerusalem Post….