Simon appears as a guest on Conan to celebrate the show’s week-long tribute to George Harrison. He talks about his friendship with Harrison, performing with him on Saturday Night Live in 1976, Harrison’s love of ukuleles, and messing with Ringo Starr.
He was an extraordinary guy, as everybody — everybody knows that. Amazing person, not just as a musician, but really very, very open, kind, not — you know, just a certain percentage of him Beatles, and the rest just regular, interested in life, interested in the world, interested in the mind. Really a pleasure to hang out with him.