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I Love Simon and Garfunkel

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    The Boxer

    This is probably my favorite song by them, you feel sorry for this poor man who is a bum boxer. It was very well written and Simon & Garfunkel are two of my musical hero's. These two along with Bob Dylan changed music forever.
    revolution77 revolution77 18-21, M Mar 10, 2011

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    Bridge Over Troubled Water

    I love this song,Especially if depressed,Gives me a lift,Like someone cares,So very calming.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 8, 2011

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    I Miss Simon And Garfunkel

    Oh why oh why did they have to stop recording together? Why is it when you love something so much, like their music and harmonies, that it has to end? They sang and put into words what my heart was feeling but could not express. I do miss them so much.
    wheretheskymeetsthesea wheretheskymeetsthesea 56-60, F Oct 19, 2012

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    I Actually Have a Cd By Them. ...

    I actually have a cd by them. I loved them when I was a major hippy. The songs were fun, relaxing, and they always had some kind of meaning.  They were good to get stoned to.
    sweetd sweetd 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2008

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    Favourite "Learning"-music

    I always listen to music when I learn something. I know.. it's supposed to distract you from it. But it's a little different with me: I can concentrate better when I listen to music, because the music kind of kills all my thoughts. And within a few minutes I won't really hear...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 20, 2008

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    Richard Cory

    Amazing song...:) I liked the poem but I didn't know Simon and Garfunkel sang it.
    iloveyouwithallofmyheart iloveyouwithallofmyheart 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2013

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    DressRehearsalRag DressRehearsalRag 22-25, M Apr 16

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    Love Their Melody

    bridge over troubled water,the sound of silence,i love their melody.it is good music.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 Apr 5, 2009

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    Sharing What You Love With Your Children

    I love Simon and Garfunkel !!!!! I went to their concert in Brisbane when I was pregnant with my second child just before they broke up. NowI am a grandmother and went to their concert last night at Boondall in Brisbane with my eldest daughter.I was first...
    jennyau jennyau 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    Homewardbound

    In the early 60s Paul Simon spent some time in England before He joined up with Art Garfunkel. I was lucky enough to see him a couple of times in Folk clubs and his songs made a great impression me. I bought his vinyl record the Paul Simon song book a truly great folk record...
    sugerbear sugerbear 61-65, M 1 Response Feb 1, 2008

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    Their Music Is Real and Very &...

    Their music is real and very "honest" and comforting in a way. I especially love Sound of Silence. You really do not hear too much of them any more though.
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 6 Responses Jan 27, 2008

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    A Love Once New Has Now Grown Cold

    For some reason, this song is with me today...I love S&G. So soothing. This song...is just haunting...April come she willWhen streams are ripe and swelled with rain;May, she will stay,Resting in my arms againJune, she´ll change her tune,In restless walks she´ll prowl the night...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 10, 2011

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    Trying To Remember The Name Of A Song I Heard In The 1960's,..

    It was an instrumental song with a funny 1930´s sound, kind of reminds me of the Old Mighty Mouse theme, not the tune, but the musical instrument sounds, a little. This would have been in the late 1960´s maybe early 1970´s? It was played on the radio and I remember hearing it...
    nixter nixter 51-55 2 Responses Jan 15, 2011

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    Like A Poem Poorly Written...

    "Like a poem poorly written We are verses out of rhythm, Couplets out of rhyme, In syncopated time Lost in the dangling conversation And the superficial sighs, Are the borders of our lives." (Excerpts from 'The Dangling Conversation' by Simon & Garfunkel) Who would have thought...
    Darshanik Darshanik 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 20, 2012

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    The Sound of Silence.

    ..love listening to this song.
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F Oct 31, 2014

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    Sound Of Silence..

    Hello darkness, my old friend I've come to talk with you again Because a vision softly creeping Left its seeds while I was sleeping And the vision that was planted in my brain Still remains Within the sound of silence In restless dreams I walked alone Narrow streets of...
    callmecrazy24 callmecrazy24 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    The Sound Of Silence

    Like many other kids, one of the first things I bought when I had the money was a record player. To those who are younger, that are those waffle irons where you put black discs on and they make sound when a spoon scratches over them and play satanic messages when you run them in...
    Beatbouncer Beatbouncer 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 1, 2011

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    Grew Up With Them

    Our parents used to play their albums.
    yfronts36 yfronts36 41-45, M Feb 29, 2012

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    Youngish Fan Here

    I've always loved Simon and Garfunkel ever since I was a little kid. I grew up in the 80's and 90's & people always thought I was wierd because I'd rather listen to the "oldies" than anything that was current at the time. I'm 30 now and I still think  that S...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 26, 2009

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    Do We Sound Like Simon and Garfunkel??

    Hi, I play in a band called Antiqcool and our songs are always being compared to Simon and Garfunkel....It helps to know who we sound like for marketing purposes so any relevant opinions would be welcome. Follow a link if you want to listen www.antiqcool.co.uk http://cdbaby...
    ANTIQCOOL ANTIQCOOL 36-40 2 Responses Feb 14, 2008

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    I'd Rather Be A Hammer Than A Nail.

    Everything they've done is wonderful, but particular favourites are El Condor Pasa, Homeward Bound and Mrs Robinson. They are my earliest childhood songs apart from Rolf Harris's Two Little Boys.
    AtomicWater AtomicWater 41-45, F Sep 26, 2010

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    The Sound of Silence.

    ..love listening to this song.
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 31, 2014

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    YES Yes Yes! ...

    YES YES YES! My mom likes them so I grew up listening to Mrs. Robinson and Cecilia. To me they evoke such emotion... I didn't understand what they meant when I was younger, but I could feel the songs. Now that I'm older, they still evoke the same emotion, if not more. There are...
    HappinessIs HappinessIs 16-17, F Jan 27, 2008

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    Growing Up With Them

    OK I am 36 and as a child we didnt have much money so we had to listen to what music we already had so we listened to all of our parents music most well theirs came from the sixties mainly. The Album Bridge Over Troubled Water we played a lot my favourite was I am a Rock.  My...
    shall13 shall13 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2012

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    Simon And Garfunkel

    Simon and Garfunkel,Love the music,When you're driving,Down the street,Makes the rid so good.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Nov 8, 2011

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    Bookends, Baby

    "Something tells me it's all happenin' at the zoo..."  I developed a love for this duo's work when I was about fourteen.  From ages six to sixteen, I would summer with my father.  He had an amazing music collection.  He also collected girlfriends...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 11, 2008

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    Sound of silence!!! Love playing this song on

    guitar, but the vocals are a bit too high for me lol
    MtnDewForever MtnDewForever 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 3, 2014

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    Leaves That Are Green

    Such lovely songs - like this one .........Leaves that are Green I was twenty-one years when I wrote this song. I'm twenty-three now but I won't be for long Time hurries on. And the leaves that are green turn to brown, And they wither with the wind, And they crumble in your hand...
    liguidgold liguidgold 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 6, 2011

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    Magnificent

    Almost twenty years ago, they reunited for a concert that was held at what is now "The Theater" in Madison Square Garden. Lumpy's boss at the time was a very generous man and invited us as his guests. It was so unbelievable as they took us through a time machine starting back...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 1, 2011

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    Dad's Musical Tastes

    My father introduced simon and garfunkle to me, specifically 'the sound of silence'.
    earwhacks earwhacks 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 27, 2007

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    Simon & Garfunkel - Mrs Robinson
    TerraTigris TerraTigris 26-30, M 1 Response May 22

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    You should hear " El Condor Pasa - Simon & Garfunkel " really inspirational song. With a really deep message. Stay strong everyone 😊
    isuvillaga isuvillaga 13-15, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    You Can Call Me Al - Paul SimonI just love this song.  I used to dance it with my cousin.  It was such a fun time.
    Love2014nb Love2014nb 51-55, F May 14

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    This goes back a few years but it remains one of Paul Simon's all time best performances. Who wouldn't love to have Diamonds on the Soles of her Shoes? This live video is really...
    RobertaS RobertaS 36-40, F 1 Response May 19

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    My " adopted" uncle works at my school which was very awkward at the beginning of year 11 and today I went to his lab ( he teaches biology) because it's a quiet place where I could...
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 16-17, F 15 hrs ago

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    I always fall in love with the ones that don't love me back. The cycle repeats itself! I come off too strong too early, but that's just the way I am when it comes to love. Today I...
    Stormeyes Stormeyes 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Definition of love? Hm... For me Love is that Itchy feeling who comes from inside of your body. Love is that weak thought who is bouncing from inside of your head all day long and...
    Victore55 Victore55 22-25, M 37 mins ago

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    Me as well I guess I'm closer to Victorian type Gothic things the way I dress I try to stay as close as possible to Victorian dress, I stay close to black clothing with touches of...
    AtheenaVamp AtheenaVamp 56-60, F 3 hrs ago

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    I love having pantie lines love wearing tight nylon shorts or light colored pants so I can show off my pantie lines. once I wore a pair of white khaki shorts with a pair of orange...
    satinbitch58 satinbitch58 56-60, M 2 hrs ago

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    My classmates think I'm joking and tell me to get a life. That I'm too boring and that I'm not 'worthy' to hang out with them and that I should do 'normal' things. God, I hate my...
    HermioneRiddle HermioneRiddle 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    "My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style." - Maya Angelou. I love her quotes, and I...
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 17 mins ago

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    Today was a good day. I had the day off so I got up and put on a black T shirt, a new pair of Just My Size regular nude 4X, carpenter shorts, ankle socks and tennis shoes to work...
    Frankinhose Frankinhose 51-55, M 3 hrs ago

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    Watched The Whale on Netflix last night ; definitely a five star documentary. I fell in love with Luna. I cried! - No spoilers but I recommend ! <3
    Anchoredheart1 Anchoredheart1 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    feel she loves someone else and they are toying with me while they get things more in order toreally hurt me in several different ways-legal, friends, and family, ive lost all of...
    positiveways1changed positiveways1changed 46-50, M 3 hrs ago

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    Im absolutely in love with leggings. I wear them everyday. I have so many different types, thin, thick, jeggings, shiny, cotton, almost every colour, I am just obsessed with the...
    BambiPie BambiPie 22-25, F 3 hrs ago