Paul Simon


Paul Simon

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Paul Simon: What made “Saturday Night Live” unique when it debuted was the combination of cutting edge comedy with the best of popular music. And even though the 70’s are a much-maligned decade, it was the decade that saw the rise of the singer-songwriter, the advent of disco, the birth of new wave and punk rock – all of which could be seen on this show. Here’s a sample of musical guests from 1975 through 1979. Um..by the way, on a personal note – in retrospect, the moustache was a mistake. To Lorne, I’d like to say, “Thanks for the great ride!”

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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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