Paul Simon Performs ‘That Was Your Mother’ On ‘The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’


Paul Simon performed his classic “That Was Your Mother” on last night’s episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. The show’s host and house band, Jon Batiste & Stay Human, accompanied the legendary singer-songwriter during his performance.

Colbert played washboard and Batiste handled the accordion beside the 77-year-old Simon. Monday’s appearance at the Ed Sullivan Theater also saw Simon joined by his longtime guitarist Mark Stewart. Watch the performance of “That Was Your Mother,” which was released in 1986 on Simon’s landmark album Graceland, below:

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