I can't recall two such important figures from the music of our younger years appearing at the same Newport Festival in recent years. I stand to be corrected of course, but it's still a wonderful if bittersweet thing to see the two still hitting the road and showing up to perform.
I'm delighted to see these two old troupers back in the saddle again refusing to let the years dictate to them who they must be but rather reminding us all of who they are.
Paul Simon and friends with "The Boxer":
Joni Mitchell with "Both Sides Now":
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