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Folk 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.

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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

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