ALBUM CREDITS

ARTIST: Paul Simon
TITLE: Stranger to Stranger
LABEL: Concord Records
Street Date: June 3rd, 2016
 
Produced by Paul Simon
and his old partner
Roy Halee
Mixed by Roy Halee
Engineered by Andy Smith
Mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound, New York, NY
 
Words and music
by Paul Simon
published by Paul Simon Music (BMI)
 
Cover Image Paul, 2011 by Chuck Close
Photograph by Kerry Ryan McFate,
courtesy Pace Gallery © Chuck Close, courtesy Pace Gallery
 
Art Direction and Design By Geoff Gans
Harry Partch photograph on pg. 6-7 taken by Don Hunstein, from the album
“The World of Harry Partch,” provided courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment
Artwork on page 14 © 2016 by Mark Chiarello
Photograph on pg. 20 by Steven N. Severinghaus
 
This album is dedicated to Chuck Close
and for Mort Lewis, a great friend
who was Simon and Garfunkel’s manager
 
Special Thanks:
Billy Collins, Paul Muldoon, Dave Tronzo, Flip Scipio, Michael Redlener, AB McNeely, David Koltai at Pigtronix, Anna Costakis, Paul Crockford, Robert Smith, Glen Barros, Margi Cheske, Selwyn Rogers, C. Vaughn Hazell, Juanita DeSilva, Marlise Garde, Martia Gordon, Jim Corona, Brian Higgins, Jeff Schulberg, Adam Block, Don Passman, Gene Salomon, Brian Greenbaum, Barry Dickins
Adrian and Edie
 
Management:  Jeff Kramer / OK Management Co.
                        Eddie Simon / Paul Simon Music
 
Project Supervision for OK Management:
Dani Barnard, Cindy Osborne
 
Thanks to Everyone at Concord Records and Virgin/EMI
 
 
paulsimon.com
concordmusicgroup.com
 
(P) & (C) 2016 Paul Simon. Under exclusive license to Concord Music Group, Inc., 100 N. Crescent Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable laws. Printed in the U.S.A. CRE-39780-02
 
 
   1.   The Werewolf (3:25)
       Words and Music by Paul Simon
         
Paul Simon: vocals, gopichand, percussion, background vocals
Jamey Haddad: Hadjira
Sergio Martínez, Nino de los Reyes, Oscar de los Reyes: percussion, snaps and claps
Jim Oblon: percussion, electronic drums
Beats by Clap! Clap!: electronic drums, synths, loops
Steve Marion: slide guitar
Paul Halley: pipe organ
Nico Muhly: celeste
Andy Snitzer: saxophone
C.J. Camerieri: trumpet
Marcus Rojas: tuba
Alan Ferber: trombone
Mark Stewart: TrombaDoo, Big Boing mbira
 
  2.   Wristband (3:17)
Words and Music by Paul Simon
 
Paul Simon: vocals, background vocals
Carlos Henriquez: bass
Andy Snitzer: saxophone, background vocals
C.J. Camerieri: trumpet
Keith Montie: background vocals
Jamey Haddad, Sergio Martínez, Nino de los Reyes, Oscar de los Reyes: percussion, claps
Beats by Clap! Clap!: electronic drums, synths and samples
 
3.     The Clock (1:02)
        Music by Paul Simon
       
        Paul Simon: acoustic guitar, mbira, clock
   
4.    Street Angel (2:08)
        Words and Music by Paul Simon
       
        Paul Simon: vocals, glockenspiel, percussion
       Jim Oblon: drums
       Bobby Allende: conga drums
       Nico Muhly: orchestra bells
       Beats by Clap! Clap!: electronic drums
       The Golden Gate Quartet: background vocals samples
 
5.   Stranger to Stranger (4:33)
      Words and Music by Paul Simon
      
      Paul Simon: vocals, hi-string electric guitar
      Vincent Nguini: electric and acoustic guitar
      Alex Sopp: flute
      C.J. Camerieri: horns
      Jim Oblon: drums
      Nino de los Reyes: flamenco dancing
 
6.   In a Parade (2:19)
      Words and Music by Paul Simon
     
       Paul Simon: vocals
      Jim Oblon: drums, drum machine, percussion
 
7.   Proof of Love (5:44)
      Words and Music by Paul Simon
     
      Paul Simon: vocals, electric guitar, acoustic 12-string guitar, celeste
      Vincent Nguini: acoustic guitars
      Jamey Haddad: brushes
      Sergio Martínez: percussion
      Nino de los Reyes: flamenco dancing
      Mick Rossi: harmonium
      Alex Sopp: flutes
      Wycliffe Gordon: trombone
      C.J. Camerieri: horns
      Nico Muhly: celeste, orchestra bells
      Horns and flutes arranged by Nico Muhly
 
8.   In the Garden of Edie (1:48)
      Music by Paul Simon
   
      Paul Simon: acoustic guitar, electric 12-string guitar, harmonium, Chromelodeon,            percussion
 
9.   The Riverbank (4:09)
      Words and Music by Paul Simon
     
      Paul Simon: vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, bass harmonica, glockenspiel
      Carlos Henriquez: acoustic bass
      Bakithi Kumalo: electric bass
      Katie Kresek: viola
      Dave Eggar: cello
      Jamey Haddad, Sergio Martínez, Nino de los Reyes, Oscar de los Reyes:      percussion, claps
      Dean Drummond, Jared Soldiviero: Bamboo Marimba
      Jack DeJohnette: drum kit
      Strings arranged by Gil Goldstein
 
10.  Cool Papa Bell (4:02)
       Words and Music by Paul Simon
      
Paul Simon: vocals, baritone acoustic guitar,bass harmonica,  Chromelodeon, percussion
        Vincent Nguini: electric guitar
        Marcus Rojas: tuba
        Bakithi Kumalo: bass guitar
        Nelson González: Tres, maracas
        C.J. Camerieri: trumpets, French horn
        Jim Oblon: drums
        Sergio Martínez: percussion
        Nino de los Reyes: flamenco dancing
        Mark Stewart: Big Boing mbira
        Horns arranged by Nico Muhly
     
11.    Insomniac’s Lullaby (4:33)
         Words and Music by Paul Simon
        
Paul Simon: vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, autoharp
         Dean Drummond: zoomoozophone
         Jared Soldiviero: Cloud-Chamber Bowls, Bowed Marimba, Harmonic Canon
         David Broome: Chromelodeon
         Mick Rossi: Rhodes, glockenspiel, harmonium
         Alex Sopp: flute
         Nico Muhly: celeste, orchestra bells
         Bobby McFerrin: background vocals
         Jack DeJohnette: drum kit
         Harry Partch instruments courtesy of Montclair State                                    University and Dean Drummond