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

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Kodachrome There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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You Can Call Me Al Graceland

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Clark Benson added Slip Slidin' Away

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American Tune There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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Learn How to Fall There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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Take Me to the Mardi Gras There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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Loves Me Like a Rock There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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Was a Sunny Day There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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Clark Benson added Late In The Evening

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Wartime Prayers Surprise

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Clark Benson added Getting Ready For Christmas Day

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Run That Body Down Paul Simon

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The Obvious Child The Rhythm of the Saints

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Duncan Paul Simon

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The Cool, Cool River The Rhythm of the Saints

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Papa Hobo Paul Simon

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Gumboots Graceland

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One Man's Ceiling Is Another Man's Floor There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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Think Too Much (b) Hearts and Bones

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Tenderness There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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I Don't Believe Surprise

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Clark Benson added Rene and Georgette Magritte With Their Dog After the War Hearts and Bones

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Clark Benson added The Afterlife

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Song About the Moon Hearts and Bones

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Hearts and Bones Hearts and Bones

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Something So Right There Goes Rhymin' Simon

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Clark Benson added So Beautiful Or So What

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Graceland Graceland

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Armistice Day Paul Simon

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Allergies Hearts and Bones

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The Late Great Johnny Ace Hearts and Bones

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The Rhythm of the Saints The Rhythm of the Saints

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When Numbers Get Serious Hearts and Bones

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OddBean14 added Bernadette Songs From the Capeman

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Think Too Much (a) Hearts and Bones