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Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme - Simon & Garfunkel

Album: Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme
Artist: Simon & Garfunkel
Released: Oct 1966
Format: Vinyl

The core of folk music is telling a story, and it’s something I’ve always thought Simon and Garfunkle have been able to do amazingly well in their music; Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme is no different. 381 more words

Vinyl

Rocks In The Attic #698: Simon & Garfunkel - ‘Simon & Garfunkel’s Greatest Hits’ (1972)

Put something happy on next, my kids said. I can’t blame them. Making them listen to Jerry Goldmsith’s Alien score first thing on a sunny Saturday morning doesn’t exactly scream… 142 more words

Vinyl

Still crazy after all these years

Paul Simon: the life by Robert Hilburn
Simon & Schuster, 439pp, £20, 2018
ISBN 978 1 4711 7417 9

Sometimes, a musician or composer’s work seems to so closely mirror my own taste that I like pretty much everything they do, even though their style or approach shifts throughout their career.  1,231 more words

Books

El Cóndor Pasa

“I’d rather be a sparrow than a snail”–lyrics I’ve known since a long time ago when music was on vinyl LPs…when Simon & Garfunkel wrote a song called “El Cóndor Pasa”…when they didn’t know the music was not a folk song but was part of a musical play composed in 1913 by Daniel Alomía Robles of Peru. 61 more words

Poetry

Memorial Day 2018

Today, we commemorate those who have died while serving in our military. In honor of our fallen soldiers, I offer these two songs today.

“Let Them In” 310 more words

Buller

Concert Review: Paul Simon Aces His Finals in Farewell Tour's Hollywood Bowl Stop

In the mid-1970s, Paul Simon was worried about his image becoming too, too serious, so he welcomed the chance to host one of the very first episodes of “Saturday Night Live,” as Robert Hilburn’s new biography of the singer recalls. 1,621 more words

News

You Can Call Me Al: Paul Simon's Accidental Impact on My Life in 6 Songs

On Friday May 18 at the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington, the legendary Paul Simon performed in concert for probably the last time on his… 813 more words

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