Post

I Love Simon and Garfunkel

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 248 People

    Dad's Musical Tastes

    My father introduced simon and garfunkle to me, specifically 'the sound of silence'.
    earwhacks earwhacks 19-21, M 1 Response Aug 27, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Fave Songwriters

    I LOVE simon & garfunkel.  I like them better than any in music, and they are SO true!!!!!  My favorite songs are Red Rubber Ball,  I Am A Rock, Patterns, and Flowers Never Bend w/ The Rainfall.
    PinkFlute PinkFlute 13-15 Dec 26, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Allyouneedislove91 Allyouneedislove91 18-21, F Apr 14, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Grew Up With Them

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 16-18, F Jan 27, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    America

    In the spirit of the 4th of July..
    Allyouneedislove91 Allyouneedislove91 18-21, F Jul 5, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 2 Responses Jan 20, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    Simon & Garfunkel........Mrs. Robinson......And Here's To You Mrs. Robinson. Jesus Loves You More Than You Will Know. Oh,Oh,Oh, God Bless You, Please Mrs. Robinson Heaven Holds A...
    jon2403 jon2403 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I AM SO BORED so here is a list of all the music i love (be prepared it is gonna be huge and such a wide range) ... The Beatles The Flaming Lips Smashing Pumpkins Nirvana Less...
    TheFlamingLips TheFlamingLips 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just love music. It has such an impact on my mood. I'll listen to anything from Jim Croce to Simon&Garfunkel to Echo and the Bunnymen to Capital City to Daftpunk. What is...
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Okay...this is going to be a long list of bands/music I like. This does not go in any specific order, just the names I can think of first. Chiodos Marianas Trench Bear's Den...
    mournwiththemoonandthestars mournwiththemoonandthestars 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love Nina Simone...:) A great voice dressed with raw feeling...
    kinetic004 kinetic004 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    City of bones chapter 22 WTF?! Spoiler alert. Why did they have to be siblings?! I mean SERIOUSLY!? It was a great story up until that point. But then it turns out hes her f***ing...
    Tanja1798 Tanja1798 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of"-Carly Simon
    maverick1962 maverick1962 51-55, M 4 Responses Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Paul Simon- Graceland
    JosephSpartanCrimson JosephSpartanCrimson 26-30, M Jul 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Nina Simone - Sinnerman [full 10 minute version]....intense, compelling listening experience http://youtu.be/Bn5tiuZU4JI
    simon0470 simon0470 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Paul Simon - Under African Skies
    JosephSpartanCrimson JosephSpartanCrimson 26-30, M a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Paul Simon- Gumboots
    JosephSpartanCrimson JosephSpartanCrimson 26-30, M a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This little girl Simone who I teach gave me this today :) it totally made me stop in my tracks and smile. It was a much needed heart-warmer in one of the most stressful days I've...
    GigiCoeli GigiCoeli 18-21, F 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I believe in love and could have posted this under that, but the real experience I'm having now is understanding why I am not ready for love. How do I know I'm not ready? That is...
    OnAlert OnAlert 56-60, M 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "Take My Breath Away" By Berlin Watching every motion In my foolish lover's game On this endless ocean Finally lovers know no shame Turning and returning To some secret place...
    Mindyb123 Mindyb123 26-30, F 14 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    "Make You Feel My Love" - Adele When the rain is blowing in your face, And the whole world is on your case, I could offer you a warm embrace To make you feel my love. When the...
    littleredridinghood2 littleredridinghood2 46-50, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Here I am in love with you; You're everything and more. This is the way it's supposed to be; There's nothing I want for. But she was in my heart before, The embers there still...
    chewyconor chewyconor 22-25, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    A massive chunk of my twenty three years in this world was spent searching for love by making others happy at the expense of my own comfort. In this post, I explore and express my...
    AMM1849 AMM1849 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Maybe I am just needy, but I believe that it is essential to be loved by at least one person, whether it be yourself or somebody else. It is equally as important to love...
    okjackie okjackie 13-15, F 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My name is maria and some guy from a chat room contact me saying we have talk met before in that chat room he always contact me he add me on facebook and he always say hi but i...
    Maria0825 Maria0825 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My name is maria and some guy from a chat room contact me saying we have talk met before in that chat room he always contact me he add me on facebook and he always say hi but i...
    Maria0825 Maria0825 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love, love, love pizza! I'm not big on meat on it, besides pepperoni and maybe chicken.. But I love all kinds. Tomato sauce, pesto sauce, (I love pesto, I'm lucky I don't get fat...
    Passionfruit101 Passionfruit101 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel