Paul Simon performs onstage during The Nearness Of You Benefit Concert at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on January 20, 2015 in New York City.
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From Bob Dylan plugging in his electric guitar for the first time to Super Bowl commercials, there have always been moments in music history when the most die-hard fans will accuse their idols of doing the unthinkable: selling out. But right now “‘selling out” has a new connotation, and it is a boom market for both investors and superstar recording artists.
A wave of boomer rock icons are selling out of their song catalogs. The moves, the latest of which was made by Paul…