Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Simon & Garfunkel

Artist:  Simon & Garfunkel
Origin:  Forest Hills, Queens, New York City, USA
Genre:  Folk, Folk Rock, Folk Pop  

Original line-up:

Paul Simon:  Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Art Garfunkel:  Vocals

Simon & Garfunkel were an American Folk Rock Duo consisting of Paul Simon (Vocals, Guitar), and Art Garfunkel (Vocals). They met as children in Queens, New York  in 1953, where they learned to harmonize together and began writing original material by 1957, under the name Tom & Jerry, later changed to Simon & Garfunkel when they signed to Columbia Records They were one of the best-selling music group of the 1960s and became Icons of the decade's social revolution, alongside artists such as The Beatles, The Beach Boys, and Bob Dylan.  Their biggest hits-including "The Sound Of Silence" (1964), "Mrs. Robinson" (1968), "Bridge Over Troubled Water" (1969), and "The Boxer" (1969), reached No. 1 on Singles Charts Worldwide.

Title:  Tripping Down The Alleyways  (2017)
Genre:  Folk, Folk Rock, Folk Pop  
Label:  Go Faster Records
Rating:   *****


 1.  The 59th Street Bridge Song  (2:24)
 2.  That Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine  (3:16)
 3.  I Am A Rock  (5:20)
 4.  For Emily, Wherever I May Find Her  (2:26)
 5.  Mrs. Robinson  (3:02)
 6.  Scarborough Fair  (3:41)
 7.  El Condor Pasa  (3:06)
 8.  The Leaves That Are Green  (2:50)
 9.  Punky's Dilemma  (2:19)
10. America  3:36)
11. So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright  (3:45)
12. Song For The Asking  (1:56)
13. A Poem On The Underground Wall  (2:37)
14. Bridge Over Troubled Water  (5:09)
15. The Sound Of Silence  (4:21)
16. Bye Bye Love  (6:19)
17. Old Friends/Bookends  (3:44)

Tripping Down The Alleyways is the live album by Simon & Garfunkel, was released on February 17, 2017 by Go Faster Records, recorded from a live FM Broadcast at The Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 2, 970.

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