TICKETS for the Paul Simon
show went on sale at 9amtoday and are priced at pounds 35 and pounds 45.
At the end of the afternoon the organiser told me 'I've had to pay Paul Simon
because he's American.
While Paul Simon
laboured for five years on the Capeman musical, which closed in February after little more than a month, Garfunkel has been more productive than at any other time in his musical career, post Simon and Garfunkel.
I was imagining all the stars who have signed it from David Cassidy to Shirley Bassey and, of course, THE Paul Simon
led the tributes to the 2002 Pops, which were seen by a record audience of more than 70,000.
I am a graduate of the Paul Simon
School of the 60s, and I was happiest slip sliding away on a tide of acoustic nostalgia when he sang The Sound Of Silence, Homeward Bound, I Am A Rock, The Boxer and Mrs Robinson.
fans will be able to breathe easy about any carbon emissions they clock up travelling to see him perform next month.
WHEN Paul Simon
appears on stage at The Summer Pops tonight there will be one old friend in the audience who hopes to meet him again.