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A Certain Kind of Silence

When I was in the sixth grade, our teacher Mr. Lee played the song “The Sounds of Silence” by Simon & Garfunkel for the class and asked us to write an essay about what the lyrics meant to us. 1,106 more words

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In Some Particular Order (part 1 of 10)

I’ve enjoyed expanding the topical reach of this blog, but I also liked last weekend’s column where I pontificated about Prince songs throughout the years after listening to a playlist of them. 1,586 more words


The Disturbed - The sound of silence (Leaping Ahead #120)

Leaping Ahead Project 2016 #120: 160429

I first heard this wonderful cover of the classic Simon & Garfunkel number on a late night show on ‘Planet Rock’. 76 more words

Leaping Ahead Project 2016

On April 27 Simon & Garfunkel released "Mrs. Robinson"...

On April 27, 1968 Simon & Garfunkel released “Mrs. Robinson,” taken from their hit album, “The Sound of Silence.” 

The song itself tells the story of a young college graduate who has an affair with an older woman. 81 more words


The Sound Of Silence - Disturbed

Spotted this video a couple of times on my Facebook timeline a couple of times over the weekend and WOW Simon & Garfunkel’s song The Sound of Silence… 62 more words

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The Familiar Bridge

All this time, I thought Mr. Garfunkel wrote Bridge Over Troubled Water, but apparently, it was Mr. Simon. Perhaps it was Mr. Garfunk’s singing that threw me off, but none-the-less, I learned a bit of music history today in prep for this post. 26 more words


Nevermore - The Sound of Silence [Simon & Garfunkel]

With all the attention Disturbed is getting with their cover, here’s a bit of a heavier interpretation from 2000 … 229 more words

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