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Paul Simon's 'So Beautiful or So What' Deluxe Edition Box Set
Paul Simon's 'So Beautiful or So What' Deluxe Edition Box Set

Paul Simon's So Beautiful or So What was produced by Phil Ramone and Simon himself, with liner notes contributions from Elvis Costello. Simon called the album his "best work in 20 years." Snag your own copy of the deluxe box set – a limited run of 1,000 copies – by entering for a chance to win in our Rolling Stone sweepstakes. See official rules here.

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“San Francisco Mabel Joy”

Mickey Newbury | 1969

A country-folk song of epic proportions, "San Francisco Mabel Joy" tells the tale of a poor Georgia farmboy who wound up in prison after a move to the Bay Area found love turning into tragedy. First released by Mickey Newbury in 1969, it might be more familiar through covers by Waylon Jennings, Joan Baez and Kenny Rogers. "It was a five-minute song written in a two-minute world," Newbury said. "I was told it would never be cut by any artist ... I was told you could not use the term 'redneck' in a song and get it recorded."

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