The album was a turning point in Simon's relationship with Columbia Records, which barely promoted it. It peaked at in the US, a surprising flop for Simon. Clive Davis, who championed Simon at the label, had left, and the new regime was more enamored with artists like Billy Joel and Paul McCartney. Simon and the new boss, Walter Yetnikoff, didn't get along, and Simon singed a deal with Warner Brothers. Backup vocals are by the country group The Oak Ridge Boys. More songs from Paul Simon . The 'Special' was produced by 'Saturday Night Live' producer Lorne Michaels; and four years later in 1981 he would also produce the 'Simon & Garfunkel in Central Park' concert.
Slip Slidin' Away" is a 1977 song written and recorded by Paul Simon, from his compilation album Greatest Hits, Et. .It was one of two new songs to appear on the album, the other being "Stranded in a Limousine". Backing vocals on the song are provided by The Oak Ridge Boys. The song was originally recorded and considered for Simon's 1975 album Still Crazy After All These Years, but Simon decided not to include the song on the finished album. A demo version appears on the 2004 re-issue of the album. The song was also included on Negotiations and Love.
Slip Slidin' Away is found on the album Greatest Hits, Et.Found on more albums: Negotiations and Love Songs 1971-1986 Paul Simon 1964/1993 The Special The Paul Simon Anthology Greatest Hits: Shining Like a National Guitar The Essential Paul Simon Paul Simon Opus Collection: This Better Be Good The Paul Simon Collection: On My Way, Don't Know Where I'm Goin'. Paul Simon – Slip Slidin' Away.
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In 1977 the Rock & Roll song in the charts was Slip Slidin' Away by Paul Simon. Slip Slidin' Away by Paul Simon. 18. ▼ Select Rank Below 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 #.
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