Tag Archives: Simon and Garfunkel

The Boxer: Simon & Garfunkel; Joan Baez; Jerry Douglas, Shawn Colvin & Alison Krauss

Hello there! This week our blog features a wonderful folk-rock song, The Boxer. First we will discuss the original version of the song by Simon and Garfunkel. Next, we will show the song as it was covered by Joan Baez, … Continue reading

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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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