The Late Late Show with James Corden: Alanis Morissette Updates ‘Ironic’ Lyrics. (YouTube, 3min)
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New York Times: Could This Be the End of Paul Simon’s Rhymin’?
“Paul Simon says he is ready to give up making and playing music, 61 years after he started as a 13-year-old. “You’re coming towards the end,” he said in an interview this week, discussing the mysterious epiphanies that delivered some of his greatest songs, the toxic qualities of fame, and his yearning to explore questions of spirituality and neuroscience.”
Has every popsong ever been already written?
This hasn’t been a recent trend, it started all the way back in the 18th century with Georg Friedrich Händel, as proven by the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain with their song Fly Me Off The Handel.
BBC Radio 4: Mastertapes special: Paul McCartney. “In this filmed version of Mastertapes, Paul McCartney talks to John Wilson about his career and answers questions from the audience at Maida Vale studios.” (Video, 46 minutes, 24 May 2016)
In case you prefer the audio version without video, it’s available here.