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Winter Songs: Paul Simon, The Bard Of Bad Weather

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Among the hundreds of songs that remind NPR listeners of winter, one songwriter's name keeps coming up: Paul Simon, who's practically the bard of bad weather. From "Kodachrome" to "Slip Slidin' Away," almost a dozen of the New York musician's tunes were named when we asked for songs that evoke the winter season. Here are just a few of your stories.

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