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Two Hour Music Special Pays Tribute to 81 Year old Paul Simon

Source RTT Music News


By RTTNews Staff Writer | Published: 12/19/2022 8:00 AM ET

A two-hour music special paying tribute to 81-year-old legendary singer-songwriter Paul Simon will be broadcast at 9 pm ET on December 21 on CBS.

The special, titled "Homeward Bound: A Grammy Salute to the Songs of Paul Simon," will also be available to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+.

The star-studded concert, illuminating the 16-time Grammy winner's songbook, features Sting, Stevie Wonder, Jonas Brothers, Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood, Eric Church, Rhiannon Giddens, Susanna Hoffs, Angélique Kidjo, Ledisi, Little Big Town, Dave Matthews, Brad Paisley, Billy Porter, Take 6, Irma Thomas, Shaggy & Jimmy Cliff, and Trombone Shorty.

Additionally, Sofia Carson, Herbie Hancock, Woody Harrelson, Dustin Hoffman, Elton John, Folake Olowofoyeku, and Oprah Winfrey will make special appearances.

Simon, who has spent a lifetime enriching the music community, retired from touring in 2018, with "Homeward Bound - The Farewell Tour."

Ken Ehrlich Production Company is producing the show.

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