Is Paul Simon an a-hole?

rabidhamster

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AS great as they sound, you see those two ************s sitting on a stool together and strumming an acoustic guitar and looking like that, you think to yourself. "I bet one of those guys is a real SOB.....If I'd grown up with them, I wonder who's ass I would've wanted to kick..."

I love their music and have no reason to think either of them would be a douche other than how could they not be?!! Its basically inevitable. Its a band with TWO LEAD SINGERS


I'd like to hang out with either. Maybe even both. I'm not saying I believe they did it, but sometimes being bullied by someone great at what they do is useful.
 

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I saw Paul at a LA party and I can tell you for certain he did not keep Kosher. He couldn't pass the Honey Baked Ham.
 

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The line between "pr*ck" and "telling it like is" often fine, yet blurry.

As Carlin once said "People appreciate your candor; unless you're honest with them, then you're an a$$hole".
 

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I met BB KING once in Atlantic City. I dont remember ever shaking the hand of a nicer person. He made me feel like he was more happy to meet me and shake my hand that I was him. He was so thankful that we love his music and give him the opportunity to play.

Others.......not so much. :shock:
 

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I'm thinking Paul's royalty checks got lots o'zeroes.
He don' care what people think.
 

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I played a weekend dinner theater gig with Ray Charles when I was in college. (Many road artists use local talent to fill in their band.) He couldn't keep a straight beat, left out entire refrains, forgot lyrics, then complained out loud that we couldn't keep up with him. He was the worst A-hole I ever played with.

Knowing a fellow who did the very same, gave the same conclusion. Same experience with Charles.
 

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Never liked their 60's hippie Schtick, never will. Them and Jim Croce and Don McLaine can take a long peer off short walk.

Who the hell is "Don McLaine"?

Is that like the long, lost Irish brother of Frankie Laine?
 

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I kind of figure both Paul and Art have big ego problems. Which doesn't surprise.

Nor does it surprise me about what Nicky said about Ray Charles.
 

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Never liked their 60's hippie Schtick, never will. Them and Jim Croce and Don McLaine can take a long peer off short walk.

I don't know about Don 'McLaine', but Jim Croce was a hell of a talent. Unlike Simon and Mclean, he died way too soon. Another unfortunate victim of those damned chartered aircraft back in the day. I still enjoy listening to him when I want to reminisce about days gone by.
 

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Still listen to Jim Croce.
 

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If i had dealt with hordes of leeches and hangers-on for decades, I'm thinking there would be more than a few people who considered me to be an a$$#ol€.

And I'd hope i didn't care.
 

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I'm not a fan of Simon....I don't care one way or the other. But listen to yourselves....is this a conversation worthy of grown men?
 

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