Bad Timing (1980) bookended a decade of extraordinary creativity for its director Nicolas Roeg. In the 1970s he made Peformance, Walkabout, Don’t Look Now and 3,301 more words
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This Week In History: Simon & Garfunkel's "Graduate," Blondie's "Heart Of Glass," and Van Halen's "5150"
The music history books are vast and full of interesting bits of knowledge.
“Big” Jay Sorensen gives you a recap of the biggest and most interesting music news from the week; something from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s. 1,139 more words
Wednesday is here yet again, and today I’m presenting the classical album “Bridge Over Troubled Waters” by Simon & Garfunkel which includes a plethora of huge hits. 145 more words
Simon and Garfunkel released “Hazy Shade of Winter” in October of 1966 and took the song to #13 on the charts.
19 years later, girl group The Bangles redid the song for the “Less Than Zero” movie soundtrack and took it to #2. 41 more words
In an in-depth interview reprinted in American Songwriter, Simon discusses the craft of songwriting with music journalist Tom Moon. In the interview, Simon explains the basic themes in his songwriting: love, family, social commentary, etc., as well as the overarching messages of religion, spirituality, and God in his lyrics. 109 more words