Editors’ Notes Released during the tense final years of apartheid, Paul Simon's Graceland introduced the buoyant textures of South African township music to vast international audiences. Simon’s collaborative genius—which calls on Los Lobos, Zydeco legend Good Rockin’ Dopsie, and Ladysmith Black Mambazo—invented a new musical language and earned a 1987 GRAMMY® for Album of the Year. The fractured narratives and emotionally fragile characters are unforgettable—whether it's the divorcé and his kid en route to Graceland, the unattainable girl with diamonds on the soles of her shoes, or the soft-in-the-middle hero of “You Can Call Me Al."

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The Boy In the Bubble
1
3:59
 
Graceland
2
4:51
 
I Know What I Know (with General M.D. Shirinda & the Gaza Sisters)
3
3:13
 
Gumboots (with the Boyoyo Boys)
4
2:44
 
Diamonds On the Soles of Her Shoes
5
5:50
 
You Can Call Me Al
6
4:40
 
Under African Skies
7
3:37
 
Homeless (with Ladysmith Black Mambazo)
8
3:48
 
Crazy Love, Vol. II
9
4:19
 
That Was Your Mother (with Good Rockin' Dopsie and the Twisters)
10
2:52
 
All Around the World or the Myth of Fingerprints (with Los Lobos)
11
3:18
 

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