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Posted: May 9, 2014 at 5:49 a.m.

Paul Simon performed a rousing set and accepted an award from New York University in his first public appearance since he and wife Edie Brickell were arrested on disorderly conduct charges. The 72-year-old performed more than a dozen songs Wednesday night at the Beacon Theatre in New York, where he was honored at the 2014 NYU Steinhardt Vision Award Gala. He played guitar and sang hits such as "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover," "Late In the Evening" and "You Can Call Me Al."

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