Oh, Marion - Paul Simon - One Trick Pony


1980
Label: Warner Bros. Records - Y-WBR-0003472.6 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Promo White label • Country: Peru • Genre: Pop, Stage & Screen •
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One-Trick PonyPaul Simon's fifth solo studio album, was released in It was Simon's first album for Warner Bros. Marion - Paul Simon - One Trick Pony back catalog from Columbia Records would also move to Warner Bros.

Paul Simon's One-Trick Pony was released concurrently with the film of the same namein which Simon also starred. Despite their similarities, the album and film are musically distinct: each features different versions of the same songs, as well as certain songs that appear exclusively on either the film or the album.

The album is best known for the Grammy-nominated track Oh Late in the Evening " which was a hit for Simon inpeaking at No. The title track was also released as a single and became a U. Top 40 hit. Both songs were also Top 20 hits on the U. Adult Contemporary chart. The rest are studio cuts.

Several session musicians appearing on the album also appeared in the movie as the character Jonah's backing band: Eric Gale on lead guitar, Richard Tee on Oh, Tony Levin on bass, and Steve Gadd on drums.

Simon toured Europe and America in with this band Slová Sú Zbytočné - Tomáš Bezdeda - Ostrov support of the album, with one concert from Philadelphia recorded on video and released on VHS under the title " Paul Simon in Concert ", then subsequently on DVD under 2 different titles for the same concert footage "Live at the Tower Theatre" and "Live from Philadelphia".

This reissue contains four bonus tracks, including " Soft Parachutes " and "Spiral Highway" an early version of "How the Heart Approaches What It Yearns" both of which were featured in the film but were missing from the original album release. Also included in the re-release were the outtake of "All Because of You" an early version of "Oh Marion" and "Stranded in a Limousine", which originally appeared on the compilation Greatest Hits, Etc.

The title is a colloquial American expression meaning a person specializing in only one area, having only one talent, or of limited ability.

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Taurisar says:
Though it was released to coincide with the opening of the film One-Trick Pony, which Paul Simon wrote and starred in, the One-Trick Pony album is not a soundtrack, as it is sometimes categorized, at least, not exactly. If it were, it might contain the Paul Simon song "Soft Parachutes" and other non-Simon music featured in the movie. Instead, this is a studio album containing many of the movie 6/

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