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I Love Simon and Garfunkel

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The Sound of Silence.

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

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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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    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

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    The Sound of Silence.

    ..love listening to this song.
    ira01 ira01 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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    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

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    I love the sound of rain under tent canvas, I love the thunderstorms; I hear the drizzle of the rain Like a memory it falls Soft and warm continuing Tapping on my roof and walls...
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