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"The album is a good example of fixing things that I thought could be fixed," Paul Simon says. Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images hide caption

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Paul Simon Tinkers With His Classics On 'In The Blue Light'

The famed singer-songwriter says his fourteenth album, out now, will be his last. Simon also tells NPR's David Greene that he's ready to stop touring.

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Paul Simon Tinkers With His Classics On 'In The Blue Light'

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