Saturday, May 13, 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:  Homeward Bound - Radio Broadcast / 1968 (2017)
Genre:  Folk, Folk Rock, Folk Pop
Label:  Rock Tapes
Rating:  ****

Tracks:

 1.  Mrs. Robinson  (2:42)
 2.  Homeward Bound  (2:27)
 3.  April Come She Will  (1:57)
 4.  Fakin' It  (3:01)
 5.  Overs  (2:09)
 6.  The 59th St. Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) (1:33)
 7.  America  (3:12)
 8.  A Most Peculiar Man  (2:22)
 9.  I Am A Rock  (2:59)
10. At The Zoo  (1:57)
11. Scarborough Fair - Canticle  (3:00)
12. Bye Bye Love  (2:15)
13. Cloudy  (2:08)
14. The Leaves That Are Green  (2:30)
15. Punky's Dilemma  (2:16)
16. Benedictus  (2:48) 
17. The Dangling Conversation  (2:37)
18. For Emily Whenever I May Find You  (2:21)
19. A Poem On The Underground Wall  (2:00)
20. Anji  (2:12)
21. The Sound Of Silence  (3:21)
22. Richard Cory  (2:32)
23. Old Friends  (1:55)
24. Bookends  (1:55)
25. He Was My Brother  (2:53)

Personnel:

Paul Simon:  Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Art Garfunkel:  Vocals

Homeward Bound - Radio Broadcast / 1968 is live album by Simon & Garfunkel, was released on March 3, 2017 by Rock Tapes, for Radio Broadcast in 1968.


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