Paul Simon - Graceland
Jazz, Rock, Hip hop, Pop, Folk, World, & Country
Label: Warner Bros. Records ‎– LP-80088, Warner Bros. Records ‎– 1-25447
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: Ecuador
Date of released: 1986
Category: Jazz, Rock, Funk / Soul, Pop, Folk, World, & Country
Style: Folk Rock, Pop Rock, African, Afrobeat, Zydeco, Funk, Rhythm & Blues
Genre: Jazz, Rock, Hip hop, Pop, Folk, World, & Country
Musician: Paul Simon
Album's name: Graceland
ZIP archive size: 1502

Paul Simon - Graceland


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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 The Boy In The Bubble
Acoustic Guitar, Backing Vocals – Paul SimonBass – Baghiti Khumalo*Drums – Vusi KhumaloEngineer [Assistant At Ovation Studios] – Peter ThwaitesEngineer [Assistant At The Hit Factory] – Mark CobrinGuitar Synthesizer – Adrian BelewMusic By, Accordion – Forere MotloheloaPercussion – Makhaya MahlanguSynthesizer – Rob Mounsey
3:59
A2 Graceland
Bass – Baghiti Khumalo*Drums – Vusi KhumaloEngineer [Assistant At Amigo Studios] – Steven StrassmanEngineer [Assistant At Ovation Studios] – Peter ThwaitesEngineer [Assistant At The Hit Factory] – Mark CobrinGuitar – Chikapa "Ray" Phiri*Pedal Steel Guitar – Demola AdepojuPercussion – Makhaya MahlanguVocals – The Everly Brothers*Vocals, Backing Vocals – Paul Simon
4:48
A3 I Know What I Know
Engineer [Assistant At Ovation Studios] – Peter ThwaitesEngineer [Assistant At The Hit Factory] – Mark CobrinFeaturing [With] – General M.D. Shirinda, The Gaza SistersMusic By – General M.D. ShirindaSynthesizer [Synclavier], Vocals – Paul SimonVocals – The Gaza Sisters
3:13
A4 Gumboots
Backing Vocals – Diane GaristoDrums – Petrus ManileEngineer [Assistant At Ovation Studios] – Peter ThwaitesEngineer [Assistant At The Hit Factory] – Mark CobrinFeaturing [With] – The Boyoyo BoysLead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar – Daniel XilakaziMusic By, Accordion – Jonhjon MkhalaliMusic By, Tambourine – Lulu MasilelaPercussion – Ralph McDonald*Saxophone – Barney Rachabane, Mike Makhalemele, Teaspoon NdlelaSynthesizer [Synclavier], Backing Vocals – Paul Simon
2:42
A5 Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes
Alto Saxophone – Alex FosterBass – Baghiti Khumalo*Drums – Isaac MtshaliEngineer [Assistant] – Mark CobrinGuitar – Chikapa "Ray" Phiri*Percussion – Assane Thiam, Babacar Faye, Youssou N'DourTenor Saxophone – Leonard Pickett*Trumpet – Earl GardnerVocals – Ladysmith Black MambazoWritten-By [Beginning By] – Joseph ShabalalaWritten-By [Beginning By], Guitar, Vocals – Paul Simon
5:34
B1 You Can Call Me Al
Arranged By [Co-arranged By], Backing Vocals, Bass Guitar [Six-string Electric Bass] – Paul SimonArranged By [Co-arranged By], Guitar – Chikapa "Ray" Phiri*Bass – Baghiti Khumalo*Bass Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Ronald E. Cuber*Drums – Isaac MtshaliEngineer [Assistant] – Mark CobrinGuitar Synthesizer – Adrian BelewPercussion – Ralph McDonald*Synthesizer – Rob MounseyTin Whistle [Pennywhistle Solo] – Morris GoldbergTrombone – David W. Bargeron*, Kim Allan CisselTrumpet – Alan Rubin, John Faddis*, Lewis Michael Soloff*, Ronald E. Brecker*
4:39
B2 Under African Skies
Arranged By [Co-arranged By], Guitar – Chikapa "Ray" Phiri*Arranged By [Co-arranged By], Guitar, Vocals – Paul SimonBass – Baghiti Khumalo*Drums – Isaac MtshaliEngineer [Assistant At Amigo Studios] – Steven StrassmanEngineer [Assistant At The Hit Factory] – Mark CobrinGuitar – Adrian BelewPercussion – Ralph McDonald*Vocals – Linda Ronstadt
3:34
B3 Homeless
Engineer [Assistant] – Andrew FraserFeaturing [With] – Ladysmith Black MambazoWords By, Music By, Lead Vocals – Joseph Shabalala
3:45
B4 Crazy Love, Vol. II
Arranged By [Co-arranged By], Backing Vocals – Paul SimonArranged By [Co-arranged By], Guitar – Chikapa "Ray" Phiri*Bass – Lloyd LeloseDrums – Isaac MtshaliEngineer [Assistant At Ovation Studios] – Peter ThwaitesEngineer [Assistant At The Hit Factory] – Mark CobrinFeaturing [With] – StimelaGuitar Synthesizer – Adrian BelewSoprano Saxophone – Morris Goldberg
4:17
B5 That Was Your Mother
Accordion – Alton Rubin, Sr. (Dopsie)*Bass – Alonzo JohnsonDrums – Alton Rubin, Jr.Engineer [Assistant] – Mark Miller Featuring [With] – Good Rockin' Dopsie And The Twisters*Guitar – Sherman RobertsonSaxophone – Johnny HoytWashboard – David Rubin
2:51
B6 All Around The World Or The Myth Of Fingerprints
Acoustic Guitar – Paul SimonBass – Conrad LozanoDrums – Louie PerezDrums [Additional] – Steve GaddEngineer [Assistant At Amigo Studios] – Steven StrassmanEngineer [Assistant At The Hit Factory] – Mark CobrinFeaturing [With] – Los LobosPercussion – Ralph McDonald*Saxophone – Steve BerlinVocals, Guitar – Cesar RosasVocals, Guitar, Accordion – David Hildago*
3:15

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Produced At – Paul Simon
  • Recorded At – Ovation Studios
  • Recorded At – The Hit Factory
  • Recorded At – Amigo Studios
  • Recorded At – Abbey Road Studios
  • Recorded At – Master Trak Studio
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound
  • Manufactured By – Fediscos S.A.
  • Distributed By – J. D. Feraud Guzman Ltda.
  • Printed By – OFFSET EMAZ

Credits

  • Art Direction – Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff, Jeri McManus
  • Design – Kim Champagne
  • Engineer – Roy Halee
  • Mastered By [Originally Mastered By] – Greg Calbi
  • Photography By [Back Cover] – Gary Heery
  • Photography By [Icon] – Mark Sexton
  • Producer, Words By, Music By – Paul Simon

Notes

Issued with printed inner sleeve containing full lyrics.

Recorded at Ovation Studios, Johannesburg, R.S.A., The Hit Factory, New York, U.S.A, Amigo Studios, Los Angeles, U.S.A., Abbey Road Studios, London, England, and Master-Trak Enterprises, Crowley, Louisiana, U.S.A.
Originally mastered at Sterling Sound, New York.
DDM Direct Digital Mastering.

Catalog number 1-25447 on center labels, catalog number 9 25447-1 on spine and inner sleeve.

© 1986 Warner Bros. Records Inc. for the U.S.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
1-25447, 9 25447-1 Paul Simon Graceland ‎(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 1-25447, 9 25447-1 US 1986
ZWB 1602 Paul Simon Graceland ‎(Cass, Album) Warner Bros. Records ZWB 1602 South Africa 1986
MSC.346 Paul Simon Graceland ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Musicals MSC.346 Unknown
925 447-1, 925447-1 Paul Simon Graceland ‎(LP, Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 925 447-1, 925447-1 Greece 1986
925447-4 Paul Simon Graceland ‎(Cass, Album) Warner Bros. Records 925447-4 Greece 1986