Tag Archives: Art Garfunkel

America: Simon and Garfunkel; David Bowie; Yes.

Hello there! This week’s blog entry is America. This is a beautiful and moving folk-rock song composed by Paul Simon. We will review the original song by Simon & Garfunkel. We will next discuss covers of the song by David … Continue reading

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Mrs. Robinson: Simon and Garfunkel (The Graduate); Bon Jovi; The Lemonheads

Hello there! Welcome to a new feature: “Tim’s Cover Story Goes To The Movies.” In this series, we will discuss a famous song that makes an important contribution to a major motion picture. Our first song in this series is … Continue reading

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Bridge Over Troubled Water: Simon & Garfunkel; Aretha Franklin; Stevie Wonder

Hello there! Our song this week is Bridge Over Troubled Water. This is a folk-pop song written in the style of a gospel tune. We will review the version by Simon & Garfunkel, and we will also discuss cover versions … Continue reading

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When a Man Loves a Woman: Percy Sledge, Leon Russell, Art Garfunkel

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song When a Man Loves a Woman. This is a moving and beautiful soul tune. We will start with the original song by Percy Sledge, and then we will review covers … Continue reading

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