MTV Unplugged

Season 3 Episode 5

Paul Simon

Aired Friday 10:00 PM Jun 03, 1992 on MTV - Music Television
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Paul Simon
MTV presented the planetary premiere of "MTV Unplugged" with Paul Simon. This marked the first time since the series' debut in 1990 that an episode of "MTV Unplugged" aired globally within a 24 hour time frame. The special presentation of "MTV Unplugged" with Paul Simon was taped at the Kaufman Astoria Studios in New York City in March of 1992. Backed up by the band members from his recently completed "Born At The Right Time Tour," Simon performs classics and new material spanning his over two decade career. Song selections performed include "Homeward Bound," "Boy In The Bubble," "Late In The Evening," "Something So Right," "Bridge Over Troubled Water," "Mrs. Robinson," "Still Crazy After All These Years," "Graceland," "Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard," and "Born At The Right Time." Band member credits go to Michael Brecker (saxophone), Chris Botti (trumpet), Steve Gadd (drums), Cyro Baptista (percussions), Mingo Araujo (percussions), John Selolwane (guitar), Ray Phiri (guitar), Armand Sabal-Lecco (bass), Tony Cedras (accordion), Richard Tee (piano) and Vincent Nguini (guitar). Recorded 3/4/92 at Kaufman Astoria Studios Astoria, Queens, New York Set List: 01. Born at the Right Time 02. Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard 03. Boy in the Bubble 04. The Coast 05. Mrs. Robinson 06. Graceland 07. Jonah 08. She Moves On 09. Still Crazy After All These Years 10. Cecilia 11. Something So Right 12. The Boxer 13. Homeward Bound [solo Simon] 14. Scarborough Fair 15. Late in the Evening 16. Bridge Over Troubled Watermoreless

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