Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Boy in the Bubble
4 3:59
2 Graceland
4 4:51
3 I Know What I Know
2 3:13
4 Gumboots
3 2:45
5 Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes
3.5 5:48
6 You Can Call Me Al
4.45 4:40
7 Under African Skies
4 3:37
8 Homeless
3 3:48
9 Crazy Love, Vol. II
3 4:19
10 That Was Your Mother
2 2:53
11 All Around the World or The Myth of Fingerprints
3 3:15

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 1, 11)
guitar synthesizer:
Adrian Belew (tracks 6, 9)
guitar synthesizer [synthesizer guitar]:
Adrian Belew (track 1)
electric bass guitar [six-string electric bass]:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (track 6)
trumpet:
Ronald E. Brecker (track 6)
John Faddis (track 6)
Earl Gardner (track 5)
Alan Rubin (track 6)
washboard:
David Rubin (track 10)
membranophone:
Vusi Khumalo (tracks 1–2)
Petrus Manile (track 4)
Isaac Mtshali (tracks 5–7, 9)
Louie Pérez (Los Lobos) (track 11)
Alton Rubin, Jr. (track 10)
tambourine:
Lulu Masilela (track 4)
pedal steel guitar:
Demola Adepoju (track 2)
synthesizer:
Rob Mounsey (tracks 1, 6)
soprano saxophone:
Morris Goldberg (track 9)
guitar:
Adrian Belew (track 7)
Sherman Robertson (track 10)
Chikapa “Ray” Phiri (tracks 2, 5–7, 9)
Cesar Rosas (track 11)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 5, 7)
guitar [lead guitar & rhythm]:
Daniel Xilakazi (track 4)
bass:
Alonzo Johnson (track 10)
Bakithi Kumalo (tracks 1–2, 5–7)
Lloyd Lelose (track 9)
Conrad Lozano (track 11)
synclavier:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 3–4)
percussion:
Babacar Faye (track 5)
Ralph MacDonald (tracks 4, 6–7, 11)
Makhaya Mahlangu (tracks 1–2)
Youssou N’Dour (track 5)
Assane Thiam (tama player) (track 5)
alto saxophone:
Alex Foster (Saxophonist) (track 5)
saxophone:
Steve Berlin (track 11)
Johnny Hoyt (track 10)
Mike Makhalemele (track 4)
Teaspoon Ndlela (track 4)
Barney Rachabane (track 4)
accordion:
Johnjon Mkhalali (track 4)
Forere Motloheloa (track 1)
accordion and guitar:
David Hidalgo (track 11)
baritone saxophone and bass saxophone:
Ronald E. Cuber (track 6)
horn arranger:
Rob Mounsey (track 6)
tenor saxophone:
Leonard Pickett (track 5)
trombone:
David W. Bargeron (US trombonist & tubist) (track 6)
Kim Allan Cissel (track 6)
additional membranophone:
Steve Gadd (drummer) (track 11)
additional arranger:
Chikapa “Ray” Phiri (tracks 6–7, 9)
additional writer:
Joseph Shabalala (track 5)
assistant engineer:
Mark Cobrin (tracks 1–7, 9, 11)
Andrew Fraser (audio engineer) (track 8)
Mark Miller (engineer) (track 10)
Steven Strassman (tracks 2, 7, 11)
Peter Thwaites (tracks 1–4, 9)
background vocals:
Michelle Cobbs (track 4)
Diane Garisto (track 4)
choir vocals:
The Gaza Sisters (track 3)
Ladysmith Black Mambazo (tracks 5, 8)
chorus master:
composer:
Johnjon Mkhalali (track 4)
Lulu Masilela (track 4)
Forere Motloheloa (track 1)
Joseph Shabalala (track 8)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 1–11)
engineer:
Roy Halee (tracks 1–11)
lead vocals [lead singer]:
Joseph Shabalala (track 8)
lyricist:
Joseph Shabalala (track 8)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 1–11)
performer:
The Boyoyo Boys (track 4)
Los Lobos (track 11)
Stimela (track 9)
Tau Ea Matsekha (tracks 1–2)
producer:
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 1–11)
solo tin whistle [pennywhistle]:
Morris Goldberg (track 6)
vocals:
David Hidalgo (track 11)
Linda Ronstadt (track 7)
Cesar Rosas (track 11)
Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel) (tracks 1–11)
publisher:
Paul Simon Music (1986) (tracks 1–10)
mixed at:
recorded at:
Ovation Studios in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa (1985-02) (tracks 1–4, 9)
The Hit Factory in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1985-05 – 1986-04) (tracks 6–7)
The Hit Factory in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1986-04) (tracks 1–4, 9, 11)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Shit by Neil Cicierega (track 6)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 485) (track 2)
recording of:
Graceland (track 2)
Gumboots (track 4)
Homeless (track 8)
I Know What I Know (track 3)
You Can Call Me Al (track 6)

Release

art direction: Jeff Ayeroff
Jeri Heiden
engineer: Roy Halee
graphic design: Kim Champagne
liner notes: Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel)
mastering: Greg Calbi (American mastering engineer)
photography: Gary Heery (photographer)
Mark Sexton
producer: Paul Simon (of Simon & Garfunkel)
ASIN: US: B00000E9O7 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/3663441 [info]
other databases: https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/paul_simon/graceland_f8/ [info]