Following in the footsteps of Rick Bayless, who crafted a Latin-tinged playlist for KCRW, Simon selected a five-song set-list of hard rockers. The dyed-in-the-wool 1970s rocker favors Cheap Trick, Alice Cooper, The Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main Street" and Bowie. Now working with "Hell's Kitchen" winner Nona Sivley, Simon's full set-list as well as choice anecdotes, including the Bowie/Iman engagement story, from his interview with Raul Campos can be streamed or downloaded here.
[Author's Note: The Crocs reference in the title is solely for the expediency of the rhyme. We like to think that, in reality, Simon wears dusty black rocker boots.]