Sound of Silence: Paul Simon bows out with final concert in Queens

The 76-year-old isn’t retiring and hasn’t ruled out occasional future performances, but has said this is his last time on the road

Paul Simon ended his final concert tour under a moonlit sky on home turf on Saturday, telling an audience in a Queens park their cheers “mean more than you can know”.

Simon performed at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, which he said was a 20-minute bicycle ride from where he grew up, ending the landmark night with his first big hit, The Sound of Silence.

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