Paul Simon’s most successful studio album was met with strong opposition and controversy. Simon took a major risk when he chose to record Graceland in South Africa in the midst of a cultural boycott from around the world.
In this sneak peek of Classic Albums, Paul Simon confronts his naysayers and talks about his inspiration for recording in South Africa. He also talks about what made this album “so perfect” and why it’s his favorite he’s ever made. Watch the entire hour-long episode Wednesday, October 4th at 9/8c on AXS TV.
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