Video Killed The Radio Star: Paul Simon – You Can Call Me Al


This week’s video is Paul Simon‘s You Can Call Me Al, from his award-winning 1986 album  Graceland.

It’s a decent-enough, catchy little song in its own right. But it was elevated to music-video greatness by the simple, yet effective, trick of having comic actor Chevy Chase, who at the time was at the height of his fame, mime the lyrics while sitting next to a bored-looking Simon.

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