Paul Simon and Friends: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song (2007)
The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song will honor either a songwriter, interpreter, or singer/songwriter whose career reflects lifetime achievement in promoting the genre of song as a vehicle of artistic expression and cultural understanding. Paul Simon, one of America’s most respected songwriters and musicians, was the recipient of the first annual Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Named in honor of the legendary George and Ira Gershwin, the award recognizes the profound and positive effect of popular music on the world’s culture.
Genre: Documentary, Music
Director: Linda Mendoza
Cast: Alison Krauss, Art Garfunkel, Bob Costas, Charles Grodin, James Taylor, Jessy Dixon, Lyle Lovett, Marc Anthony, Paul Simon, Shawn Colvin, Stevie Wonder, Yolanda Adams
Duration: 110 min