Paul Simon on "Seven Psalms" and dreams

Five years ago, Paul Simon said he was finished writing songs. But he couldn’t stop; new music was coming to him in dreams. The songs became the basis of his latest album, “Seven Psalms.” The 81-year-old Simon talks with correspondent Anthony Mason about the addictive nature of songwriting, and whether his hearing loss will mean the end of performing publicly.

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