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Paul Simon/Simon & Garfunkel


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Another glaring hole in GDC, I see

 

Paul Simon, writer of some of the greatest songs in history, there's bound to be a few fans here


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A thread about Simon & Garfunkel would be better because they were great together!! :D 

 

I wanted to make a thread about them for a long time but I just didn't have the time :P

 

Anyway, here's a great performance of "Mrs. Robinson" at that amazing 1982 Central Park concert they had :happy: And my mom was there!!! :runaround:

Ahhh I wish I could be as lucky as she was!! :P

 



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You know what, let's do that

 

Paul Simon/Simon & Garfunkel

 

Graceland might just be one of my favourite songs ever though

 

The Mississippi Delta was shining like a national guitar

 

Very jealous of your mum



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You know what, let's do that

 

Paul Simon/Simon & Garfunkel

 

Graceland might just be one of my favourite songs ever though

 

The Mississippi Delta was shining like a national guitar

 

Very jealous of your mum

That's what I'm talking about!! :D

 

Ahah I'm also jealous but at least I have something about that concert: she bought the VINYL record of that concert back then and now it belongs to me! :dance:

So I guess it makes my kinda lucky too :P But not as much as she is!



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Passing the torch

 

Have you heard 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover off that one? One of my favourite drummers, Steve Gadd killing it on that one

 

 

Along with Late in the Evening

 



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Passing the torch

 

Have you heard 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover off that one? One of my favourite drummers, Steve Gadd killing it on that one

 

 

Along with Late in the Evening

 

I have the whole show in my computer, I HAD to watch the whole thing!! :D

 

They're so awesome, really!!! It's great to know that someone as young as I am also loves them!

There should be more groups like Simon & Garfunkel!!

 

And those videos... just awesome!! :happy:



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Now that it's a S&G thread I'm happy to post! Nothing against Paul Simon, I just rarely listen to his solo stuff. Simon and Garfunkel however I have loved them for years. My English teacher played Bridge Over Troubled Water and Cecilia in class one day, and I loved them since then!

 

Favourite songs include Kathy's Song, Only Living Boy in New York and For Emily, Wherever I May Find Her.



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There are many young people who like Simon & Garfunkel, you just have to go out and find them

 

I believe more and more groups, artists, bands will come who made just as much or even more of an impact that S&G did

 

Have hope, the ground we walk on is changing

 

Here's Graceland

 



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When I played iDos! for the first time I honestly thought I was listening to S&G for a second when See You Tonight started playing :)



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There are many young people who like Simon & Garfunkel, you just have to go out and find them

 

I believe more and more groups, artists, bands will come who made just as much or even more of an impact that S&G did

 

Have hope, the ground we walk on is changing

There are bands with as much impact as they do but not as much quality! That's what I mean xD

 

Young people who like them? Nowadays all they listen to is crap like one direction, etc... Baaaah! It's rare to find someone so young with such a good music taste, trust me! xD



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Wouldn't surprise me if Green Day were S&G fans

 

Quality will come - as long as the world keeps spinning

 



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When I played iDos! for the first time I honestly thought I was listening to S&G for a second when See You Tonight started playing :)

That's really nice! :P



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Not sure what I think about that song. Using Ladysmith Black Mambazo to sing a song about diamonds? I know there's much more to the song than that but that image didn't sit well with me.



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I can understand where you're coming from

 

Paul Simon went through a lot of trouble for releasing an album with South African musicans at the time Graceland was released, due to apartheid

 

I'm not sure if going over to South Africa was a good idea but he made a groundbreaking album out of it, so I guess they balance each other out

 

Each to their own



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S&G are tied with Queen, Green Day, and Springsteen as my favorite artist ever.  I went for a run today and listened to my all-time fave S&G song The Boxer, but the live 1969 version with the extra verse that just hits me so hard.  Y'all know what I'm talking about?  

 

And the years are rolling by me

They are rocking evenly

I am older than I once was

And younger than I'll be

That's not unusual

 

It isn't strange, 

After changes upon changes

We are more or less the same

After changes,

We are more or less the same

 

Really hits me.  I watched some PBS special when I think Simon talked about how he was embarassed for not actually writing lyrics for The Boxer chorus with all the "li de di li de di di di di ..." He was like, "I was lazy... I should have put words there" :lol:  Iconic nonetheless.

 

But I could go on about them, this is an obvious tribute to an obvious song.



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I always thought of that song as a traveling song

 

Moving from one to another

 

Fantastic song, nonetheless



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"Keep the Customer Satisfied" is one of the best happy-go-lucky songs ever.


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and of course 59th Street Bridge Song had to be written after smoking a large amount of weed :)



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Oh they did their fair share of cannabis, probably still do

 

Though Art's been using auto-tune a fair bit recently, I can't tell if that's age or whether certain substances have taken their toll



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S&G are tied with Queen, Green Day, and Springsteen as my favorite artist ever.  I went for a run today and listened to my all-time fave S&G song The Boxer, but the live 1969 version with the extra verse that just hits me so hard.  Y'all know what I'm talking about?  

 

And the years are rolling by me

They are rocking evenly

I am older than I once was

And younger than I'll be

That's not unusual

 

It isn't strange, 

After changes upon changes

We are more or less the same

After changes,

We are more or less the same

 

Really hits me.  I watched some PBS special when I think Simon talked about how he was embarassed for not actually writing lyrics for The Boxer chorus with all the "li de di li de di di di di ..." He was like, "I was lazy... I should have put words there" :lol:  Iconic nonetheless.

 

But I could go on about them, this is an obvious tribute to an obvious song.

Wow, you really have a great taste in music!! :D

Green Day, Queen, Bruce Springsteen and Simon & Garfunkel?? Wooow! :woot:


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Listening to The Rhythm of the Saints, the one Paul did after Graceland - I think it might be better than Graceland



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I've seen Simon & Garfunkel live, at Wembley Stadium. They were amazing.
I was also lucky enough to see Paul Simon at the Royal Albert Hall during the Graceland tour, it was quite an experience.
Now for some awesomeness:










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I'm very jealous - I bet that Graceland tour was an experience, to say the least

 

And S&G at Wembley!  Wow



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Yeah, Ladysmith Black Mambazo were incredible.
As for Wembley Stadium, S&G were on great form that day. Pink Floyd were jaw-droppingly brilliant when I saw them there as well, it was a fantastic place for creating atmosphere.

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I must say, you've seen a lot of good acts live

 

I know when Graceland turned 25, Paul decided to do a few shows doing the whole Graceland album - with Ladysmith Black Mambazo

 

He took it to Hyde Park, and I missed it - absolutely gutted



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I've had 2 personal experiences that are very well summed up in S&G songs, which are Kathy's Song and Wednesday Morning, 3am. The English girl I fell in love with was called Cassie so I did temporarily rename that song in my iTunes! The girl I had the Wednesday Morning experience with was called Emily (wherever I may find her!)



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Bridge over troubled water always brings a tear to my eye. It's such a beautiful song

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Thought I'd share this amazing track with you all


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Thought I'd share this amazing track with you all

 

This great song was on the Garden State soundtrack, that's what got me realizing how good it is.




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