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CHF All Star concert 2012

from Bodo , 2012-09-11

Straigt from paulsimon.com

On Sale Today! All-star benefit concert in support of the Children´s Health Fund — One night only, October 4th at Radio City Music Hall in New York!

Children´s Health Fund and its co-founders Paul Simon and Dr. Irwin Redlener are pleased to present an exclusive, one-night only, all-star benefit concert marking the 25th Anniversary of the organization´s dedicated work bringing doctor´s to America´s most vulnerable children.

Hosted at Radio City Music Hall on October 4, 2012, this milestone event features multi-platinum, award-winning musical performers, never-before-seen collaborations, and amazing special appearances, starring:

Paul Simon & Edie Brickell
Rubén Blades & Luba Mason
Tina Fey & Jeff Richmond
Amy Grant & Vince Gill
Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson
Steve Martin
Sting & Trudie Styler
James Taylor & Caroline Taylor
Stevie Wonder & Aisha Morris
and Other Surprise Guests

Proceeds benefit Children´s Health Fund programs across the United States so that children in desperate need of health care services get what they deserve.

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For more information, visit Children´s Health Fund:

Paul gave impromptu duet at Bob McFerrin show

from Bodo , 2012-09-15

Bobby McFerrin, Paul Simon perform impromptu on NY Jazz at Lincoln Center’s opening night

In his unique style, McFerrin had just started singing “Scarborough Fair” at Thursday night’s concert — singing the lyrics while using his voice as a musical accompaniment — when he suddenly stopped to say that someone had spotted Simon in the audience.

“I don’t know really how you feel about improv, but there’s an extra microphone over there,” he said to Simon.

Simon initially demurred. But with the audience cheering, McFerrin said in a high-pitched falsetto: “I just think you can sing this one better than I can.”

“How could you do that to me,” Simon said good-naturedly as he joined McFerrin onstage at the Rose Theater for an unexpected guest turn.

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