RHIANNON GIDDENS ‘POWERFUL’ PERFORMANCE ON PAUL SIMON’S SPECIAL HAS FANS MOVED
Rhiannon Giddens was among the performers in Paul Simon’s recently aired CBS special and the arists managed to mesmerize fans with her rendition of American Tune.
The special named “Homeward Bound: A Grammy Salute to the Songs of Paul Simon aired on December 21 night on CBS.
Variety notes that the special was filmed infront of a live audience at Hollywood’s Pantages in April, 2022. It was produced by Ken Ehrlich who has worked on shows like Come Together:
A Night for John Lennon’s Words and Music (2001), The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles (2014), My Reflection (2000) and more.
Rhiannon, 45, joined Paul, 81, on stage during the special. The two performed Paul’s iconic 1973 song American Tune. The duo’s colliding harmonies left many audiences deeply moved.
The almost 50 year old song featured tweaked lyrics with Rhiannon singing, “I don’t have a friend that feels at ease.”
The Grammy winner donned a beautiful low cut, strapless navy blue dress and had her long red locks slicked back.