Miracle and Wonder: Conversations with Paul Simon Audiobook Download by Bruce Headlam,Malcolm Gladwell
Paul Simon is one of the most famous songwriters of our generation, and though he has never released an album that sells nearly as well as his first four, his albums have earned a reputation for being exquisite works of art. Gladwell's book explores the life, work and music of Paul Simon by interviewing him over many years about what drives him to write songs and how he writes them. It also delves into Simon's personal life including his parents' tragic death in a car crash when they stopped to help a stranded motorist on an icy highway at night.
Malcolm Gladwell on Paul Simon "Paul and I were in London at the same time, this was after our first two records. It's a funny thing about England, maybe because of its past with colonialism, that you can have a conversation about anything. That's why it's such an interesting place to go to work.
Malcolm Gladwell, an author and investigative journalist, had been friends with Paul Simon for many years. In the book, he talks about his time spent with Simon in conversation about the meaning of life.
This is a deep dive into the life of Paul Simon. The author, Bruce Headlam Malcolm Gladwell, interviews both Paul Simon and his manager, Bruce Headlam. He explores the stories of both people's lives that led them to create some of the most iconic music ever made.
Mary and Bruce Headlam Malcolm Gladwell have been best friends since childhood. Mary was the daughter of a wealthy American family and Bruce was a child who grew up without money in Paris. Their lives intersected in 1968, when they both found themselves on strike at the same time. From that moment on, they were inseparable.
These conversations with Paul Simon, music legend and humanitarian in his own right, offer a fascinating insight into the life of one of America's greatest songwriters. It is easy to see why he has captivated so many fans over the years. Gladwell's style will be familiar to those who have read his best-selling books such as "Outliers" and "Blink", but this work is not a biography. Rather, it is an exploration of the creative process that looks at how ideas fall into place and how they come together in new ways when they meet. This audiobook offers a rich tapestry of stories from Simon's life that are bound by themes of creativity, risk-taking, collaboration and self-expression.
|Duration||5 hours 6 minutes|
|Author||Bruce Headlam, Malcolm Gladwell|
|Narrated||Malcolm Gladwell, Paul Simon, Bruce Headlam|
|Is It Free?||No|
|Category||Biography & Memoir|
|Parent Category||Arts & Entertainment|