polo purple label Paul Simon announces his upcoming tour will be his last
Only a few days after Elton John announced he will retire from touring in three years, another venerable music figure is throwing in the touring towel Paul Simon.
Simon, 76, took to social media Monday to say his upcoming tour will be his last, citing the personal toll of touring and the death of his lead guitarist, Vincent N feel the travel and time away from my wife and family takes a toll that detracts from the joy of playing, he wrote. Retiring from the road a little unsettling,
a touch exhilarating, and something of a relief. for his Bound The Farewell Tour will go on sale Feb. 8. It kicks off in May in Vancouver, Canada, and will take him across North America and Europe. His last date is July 15 in London with James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt as special guests.
Simon best known songs include Sound of Silence, Robinson, Over Troubled Water and on the Soles of Her Shoes.
Late last month, the 70 year old John said his upcoming would tour would be his last,
saying he wanted to spend time with his family. His Yellow Brick Road tour will end in 2021.