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music The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Paul Simon solo songs- sorry Garfunkel, you and Simon have your own separate list for S&G songs.

List of the best Paul Simon songs, ranked by soft rock fans like you. Known as one half of the legendary folk-rock duo Simon and Garfunkel, Paul Simon also had a hugely successful solo career. Simon was one of the key singer-songwriter's of the '70s, and a top-selling artist of the '80s. The music below includes Paul Simon hits like "You Can Call Me Al" and "Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard," but true fans know there are so many other great songs worth voting for. This list focuses just on Simon's solo work, but we have another list dedicated to the best Simon and Garfunkel songs as well.
 
Music videos and lyric videos are included next to each song name, so if you haven't heard one you can listen to it right here on this page. Is one of your favorite Paul Simon songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top. If the order of this list bothers you, then take control by creating your own version and re-ranking it. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.

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Graceland Graceland

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Loves Me Like a Rock There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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American Tune There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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The Obvious Child The Rhythm of the Saints

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Gumboots Graceland

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The Rhythm of the Saints The Rhythm of the Saints

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Still Crazy After All These Years Still Crazy After All These Years

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Song About the Moon Hearts and Bones

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Armistice Day Paul Simon

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When Numbers Get Serious Hearts and Bones

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The Late Great Johnny Ace Hearts and Bones

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Take Me to the Mardi Gras There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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Tenderness There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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Another Galaxy Surprise

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Was a Sunny Day There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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I Don't Believe Surprise

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You Can Call Me Al Graceland

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Think Too Much (a) Hearts and Bones

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Allergies Hearts and Bones

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Hearts and Bones Hearts and Bones

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Wartime Prayers Surprise

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St. Judy's Comet There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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Something So Right There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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Peace Like a River Paul Simon

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Think Too Much (b) Hearts and Bones

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Learn How to Fall There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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Beautiful Surprise

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Duncan Paul Simon

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Run That Body Down Paul Simon

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Kodachrome There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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Papa Hobo Paul Simon

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