The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time Songs

The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

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List Criteria: 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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    Me and Julio Down by the Schoo... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    Hearts and Bones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

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    Kodachrome is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

    There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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    Diamonds on the Soles of Her S... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    You Can Call Me Al is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    St. Judy's Comet is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

    There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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    The Obvious Child is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

    The Rhythm of the Saints

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    Something So Right is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

    There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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    The Boy in the Bubble is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    50 Ways to Leave Your Lover is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    Late In The Evening is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

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    The Rhythm of the Saints is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

    The Rhythm of the Saints

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    Still Crazy After All These Ye... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

    Still Crazy After All These Years

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    Learn How to Fall is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

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    Beautiful is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

    Surprise

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    Run That Body Down is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    How Can You Live in the Northe... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    Loves Me Like a Rock is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

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    Graceland is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

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    American Tune is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

    There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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    Mother and Child Reunion is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    Bernadette is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

    Songs From the Capeman

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    Another Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    Tenderness is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

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    Take Me to the Mardi Gras is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

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    Was a Sunny Day is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

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    Under African Skies is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    Slip Slidin' Away is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

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    Outrageous is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

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    The Afterlife is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

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    Rene and Georgette Magritte Wi... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

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    Peace Like a River is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    Duncan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

    Paul Simon

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    Sure Don't Feel Like Love is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    Wartime Prayers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    Gumboots is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

    Graceland

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    When Numbers Get Serious is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    Papa Hobo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

    Paul Simon

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    Think Too Much (b) is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

    Hearts and Bones

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    I Know What I Know is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    One Man's Ceiling Is Another M... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    Armistice Day is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

    Paul Simon

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    So Beautiful Or So What is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

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    Getting Ready For Christmas Da... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

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    All Around the World or the My... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    Under the African Skies is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    Father and Daughter is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    Everything Put Together Falls ... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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    The Cool, Cool River is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time

    The Rhythm of the Saints

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    Crazy Love, Vol. II is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Paul Simon Solo Songs of All Time
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